MINNEAPOLIS (March 18, 2014) – 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.
James Corner Field Operations offers a glimpse at design direction
MINNEAPOLIS (February 20, 2014) – 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.
Public presentation Feb. 19 at Central Library
MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 22, 2014) – 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 ofdesign 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.
MINNEAPOLIS (October 4, 2013) – The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously today to approve James Corner Field Operations as the official design team for the makeover of Nicollet Mall.
MINNEAPOLIS (September 10, 2013) – 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.
Minneapolis and the Siren Song of Economic Impacts
Minn Post | March 25, 2014
$50 Million Nicollet Mall Rehab Would Boost Downtown, Study Says
Star Tribune | March 20, 2014
Nicollet Mall Update Can Offer Downtown a Final Flourish
Star Tribune | March 13, 2014
City Asks for State Funds to Renovate Nicollet Mall
Minnesota Daily | March 5, 2014
World Landscape Architecture | March 5, 2014
Renderings for the New Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal | March 3, 2014
Latest Nicollet Mall Redesign Concepts Unveiled
The Journal | February 25, 2014
Nicollet Mall: Link Skyways to Streets, Go Green
Star Tribune | February 20, 2014
Nicollet Mall Redesign Firm Asking for Public Input
MPR News | February 19, 2014
Public Weighs in on Nicollet Mall Redesign
KSTP | February 19, 2014
James Corner Field Operations Chosen to Design Nicollet Mall
MINNEAPOLIS | September 19, 2013
The City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Downtown Council announced today that James Corner Field Operations has been chosen as the team that will redesign Nicollet Mall, pending final approval from the Minneapolis City Council. James Corner Field Operations was one of three final teams to present their visions for Nicollet Mall at a public event at the Guthrie Theater on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The three teams were chosen as finalists from among 20 initial submissions from firms around the world.
Nicollet Mall Design Contest Kicks off
MPR | July 2, 2013
Minneapolis Calling for Re-Design of Nicollet Mall
WCCO | June 20, 2013
Reconsidering the Nicollet Mall Redesign
Star Tribune | April 16, 2013