The winner of the Forever St. Paul Challenge was Tracy Sides, who is the creator of Urban Oasis. Her goal: Put together a center that will promote and handle locally produced food. In addition to the $1 million donation, she received a $1,000 cash prize.
From a pool of nearly 1,000 candidates, three finalists have been selected to receive $1 million in order to improve the city of St. Paul. The three finalists in the Forever St. Paul Challenge include an art train, a center for creative arts and an urban oasis.