Public invited to celebrate park dedication at James. E. Harrison Park

Published on August 07, 2019

James E. Harrison Park sign.

The City of Lakewood and the Glennon Heights Homeowners Association will host a public dedication to celebrate renaming S. Simms St. Park to James E. Harrison Park to honor the legacy of its namesake at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 26 at James E. Harrison Park, 544 S. Simms St.

A dedication ceremony will commence the event, including the unveiling of a memorial plaque and new park signage, followed by an opportunity to visit with Harrison’s family members and neighboring residents. Light refreshments will be provided.

On June 10, Lakewood City Council approved renaming S. Simms Street Park to James E. Harrison Park to honor the former Tuskegee Airman for his years of service to the Lakewood community.  

For more information, visit Members of the public may contact the Department of Community Resources at 303-987-7800 or email with any questions.