Posts Tagged ‘Parks’

Historic Photo of the Week: The Mall

Historic Photo of the Week: The Mall

A lovely photo of the Mall in 1936.

Park Board releases concepts from Lakes visioning

Park Board releases concepts from Lakes visioning

Preliminary concepts developed by the MPRB project team and public input were released, showing a variety of ideas to improve the north side of Lake Calhoun and the south side of Lake of the Isles. They range from land bridges to board walks to a new channel and more.

Park Board seeking input on Uptown lakes

Park Board seeking input on Uptown lakes

The Park Board and the community will meet 10/9 and 10/13 to work on potential design improvements for the north side of Lake Calhoun and the south side of Lake of the Isles.

On This Day: February 9, 1906

On This Day: February 9, 1906

From the Minneapolis Tribune: IN ARMS: HENNEPIN AVENUE RESIDENTS WILL PROCEED LEGALLY TO SECURE THEIR RIGHTS The residents living on Hennepin boulevard, as well as those owning adjoining property, are not only up in arms at last, but are well organized and financed for the purpose of making a fight against the park board for […]

How to fund Uptown’s Top of the Mall redesign?

How to fund Uptown’s Top of the Mall redesign?

The space just north of the Walker Library, known as the “top of the Mall”, may be rebuilt. A design process is almost done but the question is, how will it get funded?

Question of the Week: Favorite Playground?

Question of the Week: Favorite Playground?

Do you have a favorite playground in Uptown? What makes it special? What would you like to see added? What are your favorite local playground memories, whether from years past or from just last week? How often do you visit local playgrounds? Cedar PhillipsMore Posts

Images of Uptown – Soo Line Garden

Images of Uptown – Soo Line Garden

Bikes are more than transportation, they’re art.

City of Lakes Loppet this weekend

City of Lakes Loppet this weekend

The City of Lakes Loppet is back in Uptown this weekend, Saturday, February 5th and Sunday, February 6th. The annual festival is a mixture of skiing events, snow sculpture competition, a dog-human ski event (skijoring), ice bike racing, a massive Luminary public skiing frenzy, food, music, and more.

A Deteriorating Lake Calhoun

A Deteriorating Lake Calhoun

Soil erosion as the result of cow paths on the north side of Lake Calhoun has created a safety, water quality, and attractiveness concern. Year in and year out, nothing seems to be done to mitigate or prevent these problems. What can be done?

Lake Street Promenade?

Lake Street Promenade?

Decks that sit on existing streets can extend sidewalks without requiring costly improvements. Could this be a way to create the Lake Street Promenade, as promoted in the Uptown Small Area Plan?