Urban Wanderings: A Living, Breathing Prospect North

Minneapolis for People

This is our community. This is Prospect North, a living and breathing community in northwest Minneapolis. We are the EDJ. We specialize in thrivable urban communities for both people and nature.

Okay, enough of the cheesy. But I am SO STOKED about this project. I feel we successfully took everything we learned this semester and incorporated it into a plan that fits the programme of the neighborhood. It is a great example of TOD, where the car has been deemed secondary and LRT, pedestrians, and bikes are given the priority. A large central plaza provides a gathering space for the community, right next to the community center. This space, much like the Centre Pompidou in Paris or the Kulturhuset in Stockholm, is the place of the people. It houses a library, cafes, community space, a museum, and other activities that bring the community together. Daily use retail, such as coffe…

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