October 2014

MPF releases schematic vision for a new public gateway to the only true waterfall on the Mississippi River

October 23, 2014 by Janette Law

“Water Works” design presentation and 3D animation showcase the future park’s nationally significant historic features and year-round appeal Minneapolis, Minn. – For 12,000 years, the Mississippi River has powered through Minnesota, where it’s scrawled a deep gorge like a signature through limestone and prairie. The source of this massive geological imprint was the River’s only.....

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View Water Works 3D Animation & Comment on the Design

October 22, 2014 by Janette Law

Take a look at the vision for the Water Works and then tell us what you think in the comments! Water Works: A Gateway Park to the Mississippi River from Minneapolis Parks Foundation on Vimeo.

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MPF to Present Vision for Water Works park to Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, October 22

October 14, 2014 by Janette Law

Community invited to see the design and meet the designers at a public open house, Thursday, October 23, at Mill City Museum Minneapolis, Minn. – It’s been more than 50 years since the Mississippi River thundered through the 34-ft deep and 50-ft wide “great canal,” a feat of engineering that made the City of Lakes.....

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Tom Evers

Join me in a broader vision for MPF

October 9, 2014 by Tom Evers

Hello, Friends – It is an honor to be selected to serve as the Executive Director of the Minneapolis Parks Foundation. Minneapolis’ and the entire region’s long-term health and economic vitality is dependent on our unmatched system of parks and continued investment in the parks that will serve our city and it’s people into the.....

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