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2015 News

Press Releases

Nicollet Mall redesign team offers the most detailed look at plans to date

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.

Plans for Nicollet Mall lighting, landscaping and wayfinding/branding featured at May 19 public event

May 6, 2015 (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.

Activity on Nicollet Mall to shift for construction

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.

City of Minneapolis issues call for artists for four Nicollet Mall projects

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.

Media Coverage

See it: Nicollet Mall's nearly final redesign

MPR | May 19, 2015
Farmers market moves to Hennepin during mall project

Star Tribune | April 8, 2015
City issuing RFP for public art on new Nicollet Mall

The Journal | Jan. 6, 2015
A New Life For Faded Nicollet Mall

Star Tribune | Jan. 2, 2015