The public relations cost of the Nicollet Mall redesign could increase by more than $40,000, if the Minneapolis City Council approves an extended contract with the firm on Friday. Citing a significant need to raise public awareness and educate and engage the community in the design phase, the city’s Ways & Means Budget Committee on Read more →
The Minneapolis City Council made it official Friday, formally approving the New York City firm James Corner Field Operations to remake Nicollet Mall. Read more →
A design team led by New York-based James Corner Field Operations has been chosen to give Nicollet Mall a makeover.
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Minneapolis civic leaders expect to choose a firm Wednesday that will redesign Nicollet Mall.
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The three teams competing to redesign Nicollet Mall have submitted artist renderings of their visions for the downtown Minneapolis corridor. Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak on Tuesday will take media and city representatives on a walking tour of Nicollet Mall to make his pitch for a makeover. Nicollet Mall had its last major reconstruction in the Read more →
Four teams will receive instructions from the city of Minneapolis today in a competition to redesign Nicollet Mall. The four teams are comprised of 10 different architecture and design firms. Only two of the companies are based in Minneapolis; the rest hail from as far as Copenhagen, Montreal and Berkeley, California. The teams will Read more →
Tucked away in the tax bill that passed the House yesterday were several items on Minneapolis and St. Paul’s legislative wishlists. A proposed Minneapolis streetcar line gets a $50 million dollar boost thanks to a provision allowing the city to redirect taxes collected from properties along the line to pay for its construction. The city Read more →