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August 2017

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

City Parks Alliance Greater & Greener 2017 (Sat. 29 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Wed. 2 Aug, 2017 11:00 am)

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Greater & Greener 2017 will bring together more than 1,000 urban park leaders, city planning and design professionals, public officials, advocates, funders, and innovators from across the world for five days of wide-reaching discussions, dynamic dialogue, and energizing workshops on ways to keep parks at the forefront of innovation, civic priority, and public engagement.

Learn more and register at http://www.greatergreener.org/.

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

City Parks Alliance Greater & Greener 2017 (Sat. 29 Jul, 2017 10:00 am - Wed. 2 Aug, 2017 11:00 am)

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Greater & Greener 2017 will bring together more than 1,000 urban park leaders, city planning and design professionals, public officials, advocates, funders, and innovators from across the world for five days of wide-reaching discussions, dynamic dialogue, and energizing workshops on ways to keep parks at the forefront of innovation, civic priority, and public engagement.

Learn more and register at http://www.greatergreener.org/.

 

 

 

PARK(ing) Day 2017 Collective Design Charette (Wed. 2 Aug, 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

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PARK(ing) Day - September 15 - Firms and Individuals Invited to Participate!

ASLA-MN is organizing Park[ing] day 2017 in the Northloop. We are taking over a full block to convert up to 8 parking stalls into continuous parklets to demonstrate the importance of Landscape Architecture and the power of green space in Urban Areas! Join as an office/organization, professional, or student and attend our collective design charette to develop the “big ideas”. After the ideas are developed, coordinating sponsors and volunteers will occur to make the Installation day a success! Dates below.

COLLECTIVE DESIGN CHARETTE [August 2nd, 2017]
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Perkins and Will
IDS CENTER
80 S 8th St. #300
Minneapolis, MN 55402

INSTALLATION DAY [September 15, 2017]
8:00am - 3:00pm
Washington Ave [between 6th and 7th St)
North Loop, Minneapolis

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Social Hour Sketch Series - August 23 (rescheduled) at Minnehaha Regional Park (Wed. 23 Aug, 2017 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm)

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The August 16 Social Hour Sketch has been rescheduled to August 23.

Join local professionals and UMN students for our
traveling Social Hour Sketch Series!

The next social hour sketch takes place on Wednesday, August 16 at 6:15 p.m. at Minnehaha Regional Park! We will meet in front of the Steven’s House – look for a magenta ASLA-MN sign! There will be a walking tour with a Q & A session with one of the designers along the way!

Wednesday, August 23 at 6:15 p.m. (rescheduled)
Minnehaha Regional Park (Meet in front of the Steven’s House)
4801 South Minnehaha Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55417

Bring your favorite drawing tools and sketchbook! Professionals will offer guidance and feedback along the way. Other professionals are encouraged to come, so bring your friends!

anova-80 Anova Site Furnishings will sponsor beverages!

Questions?
Contact Jake Coryell, ASLA - MN Programs Chair email: jcoryell@thinkconfluence.com.


 
Sketches by Milo Thompson of Bentz Thompson Rietow,
from the 1900s Minnehaha Park improvements, led by Sanders Wacker Bergly.

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Boat and Warming House Wabun Bandshell
Pergola at Depot and Stevens House Area Salzman Lower Glenn Bridge Salzman
Pergola at Depot and Stevens House Area Lower Glenn Bridge
Mississippi Overlook Salzman  
Mississippi Overlook