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Human Rights Office

ADA Coordinator

Acting as the City of Duluth's ADA Coordinator, the office of Human Rights will:

  • Work with City of Duluth Commission on Disabilities to improve acceptance of persons with disabilities and further full accessibility of public places and programs.
  • Insure compliance with the spirit and the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) by City of Duluth programs and facilities.
  • Establish and implement a grievance process to resolve concerns about accessibility in Duluth.


City of Duluth
Accessibility Evaluation of Facilities and Parks

The City of Duluth Property and Facility Management staff and accessibility professionals at JQP, Inc. conducted site visits to City of Duluth facilities and a selection of parks in 2013.  Separate reports were prepared for facilities and parks, which are available for viewing below. The purpose of the site visits was to review the current levels of accessibility and identify opportunities to improve accessibility for our customers. 

Given the average age of City owned buildings is 68 years old, the vast majority of our buildings were constructed prior to accessibility design standards existed.

Of course all new construction and alterations incorporate features of accessibility to the greatest extent feasible.  The City is not able to make changes all at once, but it can prioritize based on the rate of customer usage, projects in the works, and location quotients. 

The City wanted to evaluate our sites and facilities to know what the issues are in order to best manage our customer’s ease of use and plan for the future. Additionally, an assessment is required for public entities that employ more than 50 people.  Department of Justice regulation 28 CFR 35.150(d).  The last City of Duluth assessment report was outdated and completed thirty years ago. This report ensures the City is current with federal requirements and is able to address the needs of our diverse customer groups as opportunities and funding becomes available.   

The entire Accessibility Evaluation and Transition Plan for the City of Duluth is available to the public using the following links:

Table of Contents



City Hall

Fryberger Arena

Hartley Nature Center

Lake Superior Zoo

Lester Park Golf Course- Clubhouse

Main Library

Wade Stadium

Community Clubs

Central Hillside Community Center

Chester Bowl Chalet

City Center West (including library)

Duluth Heights Community Center

Gary Recreation Center-Fire Station

Gary Recreation Center-The Shack

Goodfellowship-Morgan Park Community Club  - Floor Plan

Grant Community Club

Harrison Community Club

Lafayette Square Community Club

Lincoln Park Community Club

Lower Chester

Merritt Community Club

Norton Park


Park Point Beach House


Portman - Floor Plans

Washington Center

Wheeler Fieldhouse

Woodland Recreation

Bathroom Buildings

Bayfront Park

Chambers Grove

Enger Park


Lake Walk

Lester Park

Lincoln Park

MN Point Boat Landing

Rose Garden

Sport Court





Superior Street


Fire Stations

Fire Station 1

Fire Station 2

Fire Station 6

Fire Station 7

Fire Station 8 (City Center West)

Fire Station 10

Tool Houses

Facilities Maintenance

Fleet Services

Park Maintenance - Parks Toolhouse

Street Maintenance - West/40th Toolhouse

Traffic Maintenance - Lund Toolhouse

Tree Farm - East Toolhouse



Arlington Soccer


Chester Park- Upper

Enger Golf Course

Enger Tower

Hartley Nature Center

Hawk Ridge

Indian Point Campground

Keene Creek

Lake Park Athletic Complex


Leif Erikson

Lester Golf Course

Park Point


Rose Garden

Twin Ponds

Wade Stadium

Washington Square

Wheeler Fields


Accessibility of Public Right of Way

Duluth Draft Self Assessment and Priority Areas for Sidewalk and Curb Ramps MAP

Gary New Duluth Map

ADA Report - Final



Carl Crawford
Human Rights Officer
City Hall, Room 407
411 West First Street
Duluth, MN 55802
(218) 730-5291





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