Preliminary designs for downtown river balcony unveiled

Mile-and-a-half promenade would connect downtown to riverfront. Preliminary designs for a 1.5-mile promenade along the Mississippi Riverfront in downtown Saint Paul received favorable reviews at a virtual unveiling on February 10. The so-called river balcony would extend from Upper Landing…

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New Crosby Park education center among city’s state bonding requests

More local government aid from the state, new laws to prevent gun violence and discourage catalytic converter theft, and additional resources for affordable housing and programs for people who are homeless highlight the city of Saint Paul’s wish list for…

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Undamming the Mississippi: Intriguing proposal deserves more study

In the 20th century, we made major public investments in the Twin Cities to transform the Mississippi River for commercial and industrial purposes. However, some of that old infrastructure is no longer useful, presenting an opportunity to re-imagine our relationship…

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