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DESIGN & LINKS | RiverFirst designers and students create bridge cladding from drift and recycled wood

  Blaine Brownell, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, recently co-taught a graduate-level intensive studio with Sheila Kennedy and Frano Violich of KVA here in Minneapolis. Brownell writes, “Based on their suggestion, the students investigated … Continue reading

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DESIGN & LINKS | What cities are doing about disconnecting urban freeways

The Atlantic Cities has an interesting article about The Tricky Second Wave of Urban Highway Removals, exploring the complex process by which cities are reconnecting neighborhoods cut off by highways and freeways. North Minneapolis has long been cut off from … Continue reading

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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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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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News release: Park Board keeps door wide open to public on future Upper Riverfront parks

News Release Park Board keeps door wide open to public on future Upper Riverfront parks Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board launches 45-day public comment period on draft RiverFIRST proposal, through November 6, 2011 Minneapolis, Minn., September 21, 2011 – Tonight, … Continue reading

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RiverFIRST: A parks design proposal and implementation framework for the Minneapolis Upper Riverfront – DRAFT

RiverFIRST: A Park Design Proposal and Implementation Framework for the Minneapolis Upper Riverfront Download the PDF Book View more presentations from MplsRiverfrontDesign

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Agenda – 21 September steering committee meeting

Steering Committee Meeting Wednesday, 21 September 2011 7:30 – 9:30 AM Board Room Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board 2117 West River Road, Minneapolis Agenda 1. Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board – Welcome and introductions 2. MR|DI – Overview 3. HR&A … Continue reading

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Hope you can make tonight’s public briefing on the Draft RiverFIRST Proposal!

Public Briefing Agenda Tuesday, 20 September 2011 6 – 8:00 PM Board Room Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board 2117 West River Road, Minneapolis Agenda 1. Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board – Welcome and introductions 2. MR|DI – Overview 3. HR&A … Continue reading

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