Pingree Park, an 18-acre park in an East Side Detroit neighborhood spanning from East Warren Ave. to East Canfield St., received the first phase of an extensive face lift from Project EverGreen and the support of Magna, Lear Corporation and an array of local businesses. The second phase of the project will be completed in the spring of 2018. >READ THE STORY

Local businesses and Pingree Park neighbors clean up debris from trees that were pruned in the park.

Renovation Project Facts

The renovation of Pingree Park encompasses a variety of elements and tasks that will not only revitalize the park’s green spaces but provide a sustainable platform for future generations to enjoy and maintain the facility. Work completed this fall included:

Tree pruning
Grass aeration
Adding nutrients for the grass
Field grading
Ballfield repair
Bleacher and back stop painting
Spot seeding
Tree planting

Volunteers worked to spread infield mix on one of the refurbished baseball fields.

Corporate Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Lear Corporation

Supporting Sponsors

Advanced Turf Solutions
Billy Goat
City of Detroit Parks & Recreation Department
Cool Planet
Kujo Yard Wear
Lush Lawn
MACC Development
Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association
Pingree Park Community Group
Real Green
Superior Groundcover
The Davey Tree Expert Co.
Troy Clogg Landscape Associates
Weed Man

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (left) with neighborhood resident and volunteer Minnie Knox during the Pingree Park renovation project.

Food Sponsors

Potbelly Sandwich Works