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RiverFirst Vision, FINAL Approved, April 2012

View the RiverFirst Vision here. RiverFirst Vision (Final 2012) from RiverFirst Initiative To download the full PDF, click on the SlideShare link in the bottom left of the image

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News release: MPRB staff to recommend adopting riverfirst, 15 Feb 2012

News Release Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to recommend adopting RiverFIRST plan                   MPRB Planning Services will present \”next steps” recommendations to Park Board Planning Committee, Wednesday, February 15; Board to vote March 14 Minneapolis, Minn., February 10, 2012 – The … Continue reading

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via Mill City Times: Water Works community meeting, 15 Dec 2011

Thanks, again, to the Mill City Times for taping, editing and posting the 15 December 2011, community meeting informing the design and feasibility study (anticipated February 2012) of the Water Works/Fuji-Ya site. The project is co-presented by the Minneapolis Parks … Continue reading

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Guest post: Minneapolis Parks Foundation invites you to participate in Thurs, Dec 15, community meeting on new Water Works/Fuji-Ya design project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What could rise from the ruins of Minneapolis Water Works? Historic Central Riverfront site reinvention explored; Public invited to community meeting, 6-8:00 PM, Thursday, 15 December Minneapolis, Minn., December 1, 2011 – The ideas will flow Thursday, … Continue reading

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Letter of support: City of St. Paul, City Council

Please click on this link to view the City of St. Paul, City Council letter of support.

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Letter of support and comments: Holland Neighborhood Improvement Assocication

November 2, 2011 To Whom It May Concern: As stakeholders and residents of the Holland neighborhood, we would like to offer our support of the Minneapolis Riverfront Development RiverFIRST initiative and proposed projects and request that Holland be included as … Continue reading

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The public is doing the talking: Add your voice to the RiverFIRST comments, through Sunday, November 6

Community members are taking the communications lead these days, as the formal public comment period begun on September 21 on the RiverFIRST Draft Proposal continues through this Sunday, November 6. You can read what community members are saying online via … Continue reading

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Video: RiverFIRST proposal presentation to MRDi steering committee, 21 Sep

RiverFIRST Parks Proposal Presentation, 21 Sep 2011 from MRDI on Vimeo. Following our public presentation of the draft RiverFIRST proposal for Minneapolis Mississippi Riverfront parks, design team TLS/KVA and finance consultants HR&A gave this presentation to the Minneapolis Riverfront Development … Continue reading

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RiverFIRST slideshow, presented by HRA and TLS/KVA September 2011

Filed under “better late than never”: you can click through the presentation below, or download it from SlideShare. Thanks! Slideshow: RiverFirst Design and Implementation Plan (presented Sept 2011) View more presentations from MplsRiverfrontDesign

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Two historic Mpls riverfront parks in the running for $1M in preservation funding. Vote today! (and every day thru Oct. 12)

Help preserve two of Minneapolis\’ most historic parks: take a minute to vote for Minnehaha Park or Mill Ruins Park each day through Oct. 12 at Partners in Preservation. Partners in Preservation will provide $1 million in grants to preserve … Continue reading

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