People are already talking about the economic impact of the new Vikings stadium, as a $400 million development is in the works to tie the east end of downtown in with the new stadium. The project will include two office towers big enough for 6,000 workers.
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved the framework for a $400 million redevelopment of Downtown East on Monday. According to city officials, the plan will redevelop over five blocks that are currently home to several surface parking lots. The redevelopment plan was proposed by Ryan Companies, in conjunction with the City of Minneapolis, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Authority and the Star Tribune.
Now that plans for a new Vikings stadium have been determined, what happens to the area around it is still in the works.
Many in the Twin Cities were enjoying the spring-like weather Friday. Some even opted for the sidewalks versus the Skyway.
In this new installment of our guide to the art on the skyways, we take a look at more inspiring sculptures and other works of art.
Last month, we featured a guide to some of our favorite works of art displayed in Minneapolis’ skyway system, but there’s more art to explore. We take a look at four more inspiring pieces.
It’s true that Minnesota has a reputation for being a perfect place to explore the great outdoors, but only to a point. Sub-zero degree windchills in the winter and overbearing heat and humidity in the summer tend to make many locals second-guess living here.