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From Vision to Reality: Join Us for the Minneapolis Riverfront Development Initiative

The wait is over, and much earlier than expected: The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced last night (6 April) the formation of the Minneapolis Riverfront Development Initiative (MR|DI), the successor to the Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition that will fulfill … Continue reading

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Comment on the Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition

Thank you for participating in the discussion about the MR|DC. Comments on the competition will be relevant to the next steps in the Minneapolis riverfront initiative. You can also join the conversation on Facebook or connect with @MplsRiverDesign on Twitter.

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Comment on the Design Proposals

Comments from the public on the four finalists’ designs, along with future community engagement activities developed post-competition, will be relevant to the identification and features of a selected riverfront project. Update: Thank you for all of your comments and discussion … Continue reading

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Last day of “Designer Ask” + What would get you to the Upper Riverfront more often?

Here’s the scoop: Today is the last day to submit responses to the design team’s Designer Ask Survey. If you haven’t already, give yourself and the community the gift of sharing your Upper Riverfront and Minneapolis experience with our four … Continue reading

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How do you get to there? What is the greatest barrier?

al;kjdfal;kjsdfal;jfd It’s Question of the Day time again, and this one is more practical than prosaic: the MR|DC Designers want to know, “How do you get to the river, watershed, or parkland at the Upper Riverfront? What is the greatest … Continue reading

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What is your strongest memory about the Mississippi River?

alkdfakldjf It’s day two in our series of “Designer Ask” questions of the day. If you’ve ever spent time down by the river, chances are that one experience or more stand out in your memory. For me, it’s the tire … Continue reading

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Question of the day: Mpls is a city of . . .

akdjsfakldjfakjdf Now through Tuesday, December 21, we’ll post a “Designer Ask” question each day. Please join the conversation and share your river experience – and ask your friends, too. Want more thought-provoking questions? Take the survey. Today’s Question of the … Continue reading

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Engaged and Engaging Community Turned Out for Tuesday Night’s “Designer Ask” Meeting

al;kjdfalkjdf Competition partners are sending a big thank you! to the citizens who attended Tuesday night’s MR|DC “Designer Ask” Community Meeting. Well over 60 people – mostly Minneapolis residents and a few from other communities – came to Park Board … Continue reading

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Designers Ask: What\’s Your Minneapolis | Mississippi Experience?

“What’s your experience of the Upper Mississippi riverfront?” That’s the question – in the broadest sense – that the MR|DC’s four competing landscape and urban design teams have for Minneapolis residents and visitors. Today, we released the in-depth “Designer Ask” … Continue reading

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