The historic town of Stillwater, Minn., has many different recreational spaces, but the oldest within city lines is Washington Square Park. The problem was the space had become dated and therefore was largely ignored by residents. It was time for a change.
A Stillwater couple had a vision for something better – a space where families both young and old could come and enjoy time together outdoors. Through their financial generosity and cooperation from city officials, the park underwent a massive makeover.
The transformation of Washington Square Park was a huge undertaking that required partnerships from the city,