Project Brief: Expanding Horizons in Cedar-Riverside

LA 8741: Metropolitan Design Workshop

Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, Minneapolis

Student Contributors

  • Nels Berge
  • Kelly Fetzer
  • Timothy Fries
  • Tyler Grissman
  • Christopher Ochs
  • Shannon Severud
  • Andrea Wedul
  • Diane Wiatr
  • Philip Zenge

Faculty Advisors

  • Ann Forsyth
  • Clinton Hewitt
  • Daniel Marckel

In 2003 the Metropolitan Design Center was asked to provide technical assistance to a participatory planning process dealing with pedestrian planning around Cedar Riverside light rail station. Due to lack of funds the process was put on hold and the Design Center continued the project as a student workshop class for design and planning students. Students developed proposals for pedestrian systems, open spaces, and for how physical planning can contribute to community and economic development.

Community Partners, Participants, and Clients

Expanding Horizons in Cedar-Riverside Project (PDF, 5.4 MB)

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