October 2013

SCAPE, Water Works team, presenting design options at public meeting, Thurs, Nov 14

October 29, 2013 by Julie Wedig

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board will be hosting a community meeting about the Central Mississippi Riverfront, where SCAPE and Rogers Partners from the  Water Works Design Team  will be featured guests. The team has been working on a design framework and concept scenarios for Water Works since their last visit in September, and they will be sharing.....

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RAND study: modest marketing and signage improvements effective at boosting park activity

October 27, 2013 by Julie Wedig

RAND Corporation, a nonprofit research company, recently released results from a study of 50 Los Angeles parks, indicating that a modest increase in marketing efforts can provide an increase of 7–12 percent in park exercise and activity – a cost-effective way to improve a community’s overall health. It’s recommended that adults participate in 150 minutes of physical activity.....

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Minne at Lake Nokomis

Minne Says Goodbye to Lake Nokomis, Tuesday, October 8

October 1, 2013 by Julie Wedig

Cooler weather and changing leaves mean another magical summer has gone by and it’s time for our beloved Minne to float into hibernation. She will be departing the morning of Tuesday, October 8. All season she has kept a careful watch over Cedar Avenue at the lagoon on Lake Nokomis. Thanks to everyone who came.....

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Mayoral Candidate Forum

Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on Design and Development

by Julie Wedig

What will the future mayor do to support smart design and encourage continued development in the city of Minneapolis? Seven candidates this past Thursday, September 26, had the chance to share their ideas and opinions on these very topics at the 2013 Mayoral Candidate Forum at International Market Square, hosted by American Institute of Architects.....

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