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This neighborhood embraces both the vanished Rondo district--the onetime center of black life in Saint Paul, eliminated when Interstate 94 came through--and the overwhelming Summit Avenue historic district, probably the largest aggregation of Victorian and Edwardian mansions in the country, of which the biggest and brownest is the former home of James J. Hill, the railroad baron who virtually ruled Saint Paul in the late nineteenth century. Selby Avenue between Lexington and the Cathedral is an urban laboratory: once ghetto-tough, it now supports both African-American and white-run businesses, barbecue places and brunch spots, the Urban League and Garrison Keillor's Common Good bookstore.
Rain as a Resource: St. Paul Innovates Shared, Sustainable Stormwater Management
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The City of St. Paul and its partners are utilizing an innovative method of managing stormwater to restore natural water systems, incorporate green infrastructure into sustainable communities and improve the urban ecosystem.
A Dingy Foursquare in St. Paul Finds New Life as a Modern Urban Farmhouse
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Designer David Strand looked beyond the brown asphalt shingles on a drab St. Paul foursquare and found an urban farmhouse ready for a light and airy modernization.
Fast and Frequent: New A Line Gets You Where You're Going Between Minnehaha and St. Paul
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Metro Transit's first aBRT, the A Line, provides fast, frequent, all-day service in one of the region’s busiest transportation corridors for MSP'ers.
Sounds True: St. Paul Celebrates All Genres During Year of Music
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
In declaring 2016 the Year of Music, the City of St. Paul showcases all of the music genres, schools, initiatives and venues thriving throughout the city as economic drivers and cultural amenities.
Where To Take Winter Visitors in MSP: 14 Time-Tested Activities
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
As anyone who’s spent a winter in MSP knows, the pace of life here doesn’t drop with the temperature or the snow. Show your visitors a great time this month with these classic MSP winter activities.
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Small Park, Huge Impact: Rondo's Commemorative Plaza Under Construction
Since the construction of Interstate 94 in the 1960s tore apart St. Paul’s Rondo neighborhood and destroyed his childhood home, Marvin Anderson has worked to make sure the heart and spirit of Rondo lives on. As one of the co-founders of St....
J. Selby's Brings Vegan Cuisine to St. Paul
Affordable Housing Goals Ahead of Schedule Along the Green Line
Heirloom brings "hipster farmhouse" feel and food to Merriam Park
Greening the Green Line with POPS
St. Paul Bicycle Plan widens its scope
CREATE: The artful meal and "food system intervention"
Cycles for Change bikes into underserved neighborhoods
University Avenue corridor to be called 'Little Africa'
Irrigate Arts trains 200 artists to do public art along Central Corridor
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FocusStart, a startup that gets medical devices to market
Bringing a new medical device to market is a costly, time-consuming process. Innovations that seem like a slam dunk in the research lab often turn out not to work as intended during development. Clinical trials require minute, painstaking attention...
Corridors 2 Careers strengthens workforce development
One Day on Earth gathers Twin Cities stories
Latuff Brothers Body Shop: Any color you want so long as itís green
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MSP top metro for innovatively solving urban issues
Minneapolis-St. Paul was recently named one of the top 10 innovative cities in the U.S. by
"From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability," the article stated, the cities included are "leading the...
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