Design > Insights Series features a conversation between Charlene K. Roise and Jon Commers

In this video, Charlene K. Roise, President of Hess Roise and Company in Minneapolis talks to Jon Commers, Principal at Donjek, Inc. in St. Paul about the historical identity and community interactions with the central and upper Mississippi River. Roise discusses the changing relationship with …

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NEWS > Finance Strategy initial findings

This slideshow previews the potential public-private funding strategies for RiverFirst. Included are demographic maps of the RiverFirst area, key themes for implementation, findings about perception and approach to implementation, and broad Priority Project funding projections.
Donjeck Inc. completed the Finance Strategy analysis and recommendations and …

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2013 Executive Summary > Where are we going, and how are we going to pay for it?

If you’re following RiverFirst design or looking forward to our forthcoming Finance Strategy, you’ll appreciate this Executive Summary presentation.
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board Commissioners heard, Wednesday, May 1, a summary of progress from the RiverFirst Design Team and the RiverFirst Initiative, who have completed …

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News Release > May 2, Minneapolis Parks shares next steps on six R1 Priority Projects

Thursday, May 2, 2013
11 AM – 12:00 PM Community Open House
6 – 8:00 PM Public Meeting: Presentations begin at 6:10 PM
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
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Event > Charles Birnbaum, 6PM tonight at CDES

Tonight, 6-8PM, Charles Birnbaum, founder & president of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, will be lecturing at the University of Minnesota on the subject Cultural Landscapes, Design and Historic Preservation.  The program is sponsored by the College of Design Dean’s office, the Department of Landscape Architecture and …

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Ms River Water Walk 2013

Mississippi River Water Walk 2013

Did you know that by the time a drop of water from Lake Itasca reaches the “dead zones” near the mouth of the Mississippi River, it’s nearly depleted of oxygen?
A group of Indigenous women are raising awareness about the River’s health as they walk …

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