June 15, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, Minneapolis Downtown Council President and CEO Steve Cramer and City Council Members Lisa Goodman and Jacob Frey today announced the Nicollet Mall Project’s next steps and timeline at a press conference on Nicollet Mall outside IDS Center.
Feb. 2, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Get the latest information on the Nicollet Mall redesign project at a public meeting Wednesday, Feb. 10. The City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Downtown Council and James Corner Field Operations (JCFO) will provide a project update that includes modifications to the design and a revised construction timeline.
May 19, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) - The Nicollet Mall redesign team presented the most detailed view to date of how the new mall will look. Construction is set to begin later this summer, with a 2017 grand opening.
May 6, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Plans for the redesign of Nicollet Mall are moving into the final stages. Check out the latest updates and see new design details at a Tuesday, May 19 public event.
April 8, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Work to redesign and improve Nicollet Mall begins soon. This season, crews will begin upgrading and relocating power, gas, telecommunications, sanitary sewer and water lines beneath the street in advance of the complete reconstruction. Over the next two years, the entire pedestrian and transit mall will be reconstructed, from building face to building face.
Feb. 9, 2015 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The City of Minneapolis is seeking artists for four projects as an important part of the redesign and reconstruction of the city’s downtown Nicollet Mall.
May 5, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) – In response to the proposed Minnesota Senate bonding bill released today, as well as the release of a revised House of Representatives bonding bill, both of which include $20 million in funding for the redesign of Nicollet Mall, City leaders released some statements.
March 18, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) – A new independent economic impact study of the Nicollet Mall project found the reconstruction is expected to create $105.5 million in additional spending in Minnesota and 860 full-time equivalent jobs. The study was conducted earlier this year by Donjek and Anton Economics.
Feb. 20, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) – After several months of collecting feedback, Minnesotans say they are in favor of a more open, green gathering space, a connection between the Mississippi River and Loring Park, a more vibrant business district and thriving retail scene on Nicollet Mall. To date, the City and the Downtown Improvement District received nearly 4,000 responses from online surveys and at public events.
Jan. 22, 2014 (MINNEAPOLIS) – On Feb. 19, the City of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Downtown Council and James Corner Field Operations, which is leading the Nicollet Mall redesign, will present the first round of design ideas for one of Minnesota’s premier main streets. The free event will take place in Pohlad Hall at the Central Library from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with opportunities for the public to share thoughts and hear from the design team. A design presentation will take place at 5:15 p.m.
Sept. 10, 2013 (MINNEAPOLIS) – Nicollet Mall, the pedestrian and transit corridor running through the heart of downtown Minneapolis is entering the first phase of its redesign project with a public event on September 17 at the Guthrie Theater.