Monthly Archives: August 2016

Hamline University Economic Development Certificate


Economic development allows a community to expand its tax base, create high-quality jobs, and provide important amenities to its citizens. Hamline’s Economic Development Certificate comprehensively examines the economic development process from both government agency and private sector perspectives, giving you the critical knowledge and skills necessary for communities to prosper. With a certificate in Economic Development from Hamline, you will: Enhance your knowledge and understanding of economic development tools, including the Economic Community Assessment and the Economic Development Authority Handbook. Build your expertise in the creation, negotiation, and enforcement of development agreements. Meet and … Read More

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Summer Social – Joint event with Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Planning Emerging Professionals!


Thursday, August 18 at 5:00 p.m. Summer Social @ Inbound Brew Co. 701 N 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55401 No RSVP required! Just show up, have fun and get to know some other emerging design professionals! Invited Organizations: American Institute of Architects Urban Land Institute U.S. Green Building Council Read more information here.

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River Balcony Prototyping Festival


The River Balcony is a 1.5-mile public pathway planned for the downtown Saint Paul river bluff edge from the Science Museum to Union Depot. First envisioned in Saint Paul’s Great River Passage plan, the River Balcony will form a public promenade linking key downtown development sites with restaurants, offices, shops, and open spaces that will overlook the river, and will accommodate walking, outdoors seating, gathering, and public activities. On Saturday, September 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., the River Balcony will come alive. Its sidewalks, plazas, parks and pathways … Read More

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APA MN Conference 2016!


Conference 2016!  Just around the corner! Between the email blasts, and the Planning Minnesota newsletter, you have probably seen a great deal of info about the Upper Midwest Regional/APA MN State Planners Conference Sept. 28-30.    And finally, conference registration is open. We are pleased to say the brochure is available on the website–use a few moments to read about the interesting and educational sessions, excellent keynote speakers, and varied mobile tours.  Note the info about the mobile app. Conference Website: Conference Website — online and mail in registration: … Read More

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