The New York urban designer to bring the Mississippi “balcony” vision to life. Read more of this story on StarTribune.com
James Corner Field Operations along with team of local firms selected by City, Great River Passage Conservancy to design transformative river promenade in downtown Saint Paul The Great River Passage Conservancy and the City of Saint Paul today announced that they have selected James Corner Field Operations to design the River Balcony – a 1.5-mile-long … Read More
St. Paul reaches for waterfront potential with a new nature center, Mississippi River Balcony, East Side River District
Great River Passage’s River Balcony and other key capital projects are bringing the river from the edge of city life back to the center. Read more of this story on the Pioneer Press.com
The nonprofit joins as project partner and future tenant for new, national hub of activity on the Mississippi River SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Great River Passage Conservancy today announced that local outdoors nonprofit organization Wilderness Inquiry has joined in the effort to bring the future River Learning Center to fruition on the shores of … Read More
You may know that the Mississippi River through the Twin Cities is a national park: the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (MNRRA). But few of us know how our special river became a national park in the first place. John Anfinson, MNRRA’s Park Superintendent and a founding board member at Friends of the Mississippi … Read More
Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine recently wrote an article about Ramsey County’s work to create a series of man-made islands at Pigs Eye, an area of the Mississippi River about four miles from downtown Saint Paul. Read more at mspmag.com.