Irrigating the central corridor with art

Back in September, my colleague Chris Roberts reported on a new program designed to bring life and vibrancy to Central Corridor neighborhoods disrupted by light rail construction.

The project, called “Irrigate,” trains local artists in economic development and community organizing skills. It’s the result of a partnership between the city of St. Paul, St. Paul-based Springboard for the Arts, and a group called Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Coalition.

Well, now that it’s been six months, how are things moving along?

Here’s a look at the initial stages of Irrigate:

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