Lincoln Park stairs donors to be recognized with plaques

When the dilapidated Lincoln Park Steps are finished being repaired, they will be speckled with at least $280,000 worth of donor-recognition placards for the people who paid to fix them. 

Since the stairs need a little love, the Friends of Lincoln Park are raising money to fix them, but have asked Rec and Park to show appreciation with the placards.  

The result was this suggestion: one bench is worth $15,000, 104 small leaves are worth $500 each, another 104 large leaves are worth $1,000 each and the 18 panels would be worth $18,000 each.

So far the friends have raised $83,000 and have told park staff they have a goal of at least $300,000.

It’s similar to how the formerly nameless Ikeda Peace Gate at 16th and Bryant got its fix, but the wording on these placards will be approved by the parks general manager first.

The Rec and Park Commission will likely vote on the plan at its next regular meeting.

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