RESTORED: Lilac Park (formerly St. Louis Park Roadside Park)

This Lilac Way success story includes saving and relocating the beehive fireplace and picnic table from the original ‘Lilac Park’ on Minnetonka Boulevard to this park.

After restoration, the park’s name was changed to Lilac Park, to honor that lost park. Read more

St. Louis Park Roadside Park, before restoration and renaming to Lilac Park, 1964 and 2007

The original park did not have a beehive, just picnic tables. The beehive fireplace was moved here in 2008.

Lilac Park, restored

A dedicated group of people spent two years working to restore this historical Lilac Way park.

Lilac Park restoration process, 2008-09

See how they delivered the beehive fireplace, restored the tables and landscaped this original 1939 Lilac Way park.

Lilac Park Grand Opening, 2009

Thoughtfully saved, Lilac Park is again part of history. Renovated in 2009, it celebrated Lilac Way’s 70th Anniversary, and St. Louis Park had a grand opening event.