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Today’s Press Conference Agenda

PRESS CONFERENCE Announcing Winning Team 10 February 2011 11-11:45 AM Speaker | Agenda 11 AM Mary deLaittre Project Manager Minneapolis Riverfront Design Competition Cecily Hines President Minneapolis Parks Foundation David Fisher Superintendent Emeritus Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Winning Team … Continue reading

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View – or view again – the finalists’ presentations

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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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Reserve your seats for the design teams’ presentation, Thursday, January 27

Here’s the scoop: Update, January 7: As of last night, all tickets were snapped up and the Walker is no longer taking reservations. Boy, that was fast! The Walker will have a waitlist; see deets on their website or our … 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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Tonight: Walter Hood Continues Next Gen Parks Series at Walker Art Center

7 PM, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Free – Tickets are available at the Walker beginning at 6 PM Hood Design, founded by Walter Hood in 1992, is a studio committed to issues that address the reconstruction of urban landscapes within … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 10: Millennium Park Presentation

You’re invited to join MR|DC co-sponsor the Minneapolis Parks Foundation for the free Next Generation of Parks speaker series. The talks explore 21st-century parks design around the world, and is the first phase of the Foundation\’s initiative to build on … Continue reading

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Land, Water, People: New Parks in Practice

Lance Neckar, Professor and Head, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Design, University of Minnesota inspired MR|DC Design Advisory Group members with a world tour of riverfront parks. Land, Water, People: New Parks in Practice View more presentations from MplsRiverfrontDesign.

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Next Generation of Parks Lecture Series Continues TONIGHT with Peter Harnik of the Trust for Public Land

MR|DC co-sponsor the Minneapolis Parks Foundation has been bringing to the Twin Cities the best and the brightest in contemporary parks design for the “Next Generation of Parks” speaker series, including a riveting presentation about New York City\’s innovative and … Continue reading

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