Author Archives: Janette Law

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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Designer\’s Notebook: Team TLS/KVA

Here’s the scoop: Charles Garcia of Team TLS/KVA shared this post with us: TLS and KVA met with other team members, including local associate Jon Commers, in MPLS for several days filled with discussions with consultants and members of the … 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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Designer’s Notebook: Team Stoss

Here’s the scoop Chris Reed, Principal of Stoss Landscape Urbanism, sent us this post: Had a great (and cold!) few days along the river. Our local partners—Bob Close and Brue Jacobson of Close Landscape Architecture and Kim Chapman of Applied … Continue reading

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Designer’s Notebook: Team Turenscape

    Steve Durant of team Turenscape submitted the following blog post and gallery. Enjoy! The Turenscape team converged again on the Minneapolis riverfront, in our studio space at MS&R Architects in the Mill City Museum right after Thanksgiving. Over … 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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Designer’s Notebook: Ken Smith and Team Visit Minne

Mario Benito with team Ken Smith Workshop submitted this scrapbook from the team’s visit here earlier this month. (Roll over images for captions.) [simpleviewer gallery_id=”5″ bgcolor=”000000″ gallery_width =”100%” gallery_height =”400″]

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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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