Park Board to consider name change for recreation center

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will hold a public hearing on a proposal to rename Pearl Park Recreation Center, just outside of Southwest at 414 E. Diamond Lake Rd.

The hearing will be Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the center.

The Hale Page Diamond Lake Communityh Association is proposing that the center be renamed the Karen Pritz Memorial Recreational Center.

Pritz was a neighborhood activist who helped ensure that renovations and additions to the Pearl Park Recreation Center were carried out.

Pritz died in 2004.

You can find more information on the proposed name-change here.