To get a sense of the biggest issues involved in the plan, known as Minneapolis 2040, MinnPost sat down with its main architects, including Minneapolis’ long-range planning director, Heather Worthington.
The Depot not only became the centerpiece of a successful development, it helped transform a neighborhood and create a crucial connection between downtown and the Mississippi Riverfront.
Presented to Minneapolis planning commission Thursday afternoon, the update is meant to guide city policy making around development, zoning and infrastructure through 2040.
“I’ve been in this business a long time,” the Minneapolis Public Works Department’s Don Elwood said Tuesday. “It will be complete.”