February 2014

MPRB hosts two-day Central Riverfront design charette, Feb. 26-27

February 24, 2014 by Janette Law

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board will host a two-day charrette to gather public input for the Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park Master Plan. This is the final charrette of five for the Master Plan and will focus on West River Road from Plymouth Ave to 35W with connections to the River and to the.....

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A River Runs Through Us: New McKnight Foundation report features RiverFirst

February 18, 2014 by Janette Law

RiverFirst was a featured project in the most recent McKnight Foundation-commissioned “Food for Thought” report. In A River Runs Through Us, journalist and consultant Jay Walljasper, “aims to draw attention to … [the] gap in public recognition of this unique U.S. treasure” – the Mississippi River, wrote Neal Cuthbert, McKnight VP of Program, in the.....

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View and comment on the Feb. 13 Water Works design presentation

February 16, 2014 by Janette Law

Water Works Design Team – SCAPE, Rogers Partners, James Lima Planning + Design – presented this Water Works design-in-progress in Minneapolis. Click through for insights into this dynamic public space on the mighty Mississippi’s only natural waterfall, along with detailed slides of the designers’ suggestions for landscape design, year-round park programming and integrating with the.....

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Join us Thursday, February 13, for Water Works design meeting

February 4, 2014 by Janette Law

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board will host the third public open house for the Water Works Project. When the design team presented in November they showed us an ‘outline’ of the themes they would be addressing. This time around they are showing us a “rough draft” of their concepts, which embody the input received.....

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