January 2014

You gotta eat! And other interesting results from the Water Works Community Input Survey

January 28, 2014 by Janette Law

More than 400 people completed the Water Works Community Input Survey, open for several weeks, December 2013 –January 2014. The survey explored the current use of the Water Works site within the Central Riverfront Regional Park, as well as invited community members to share their vision for the future park. Who goes there? More than.....

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Closed: Water Works Design Input Survey

January 17, 2014 by Janette Law

Update January 17, 2014 The Water Works Community Input Survey is now closed. Data will be posted next week. Thanks for participating! Community members invited to participate through Jan. 10, 2014 Minneapolis, Minn. – “What would make a new park on the Minneapolis Central Riverfront a top destination for you?” That’s the big question at.....

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News Release > Seven new Directors join our Board

January 16, 2014 by Janette Law

January 16, 2014 Dorothy Bridges, Ryan Burnet, John Crosby, Caren Dewar, Tom Paul, Tom Pohlad and Liz Wielinski begin terms this month, as Sue Bennett and Sarah Harris are elected to key leadership positions Minneapolis, Minn. – Seven Twin Cities business and community leaders assumed posts as Directors of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation this month,.....

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Central Riverfront aerial

Water Works in the news

January 13, 2014 by Janette Law

Over the weekend, the Minneapolis Star Tribune ran a nice article on the Central Riverfront Master Plan revision. Reporter Bill McAuliffe – who covers parks, among other beats – lead with our Water Works partnership, writing, “The remains of the long-abandoned Fuji-Ya restaurant will be torn down and the slope beneath it peeled away to.....

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Minneapolis Park Board swears in new commissioners, selects officers, committees, representatives for 2014

January 6, 2014 by Janette Law

On Saturday, January 4, 2013, the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board announced its new officers and committee representation. Commissioner Liz Wielinski was voted in as the new President of the Board of Commissioners. In this capacity, Commissioner Wielinski will serve as an ex officio Director of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation, along with Minneapolis Parks Superintendent,.....

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