Voices of Minnesota

Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project


DATE: 2008-2009


A series of interviews conducted by journalist Linda Mack with individuals who were influential in the redevelopment of the Mississippi River riverfront in central Minneapolis. The narrators discuss the social, industrial, architectural and political history of the Minneapolis riverfront, the many and often conflicting plans for its redevelopment, and the actions taken to create the successful urban district that exists in 2008-2009. An executive summary of the project by interviewer Linda Mack is also included.

LENGTH OF INTERVIEWS: 15 hours 24 minutes

TRANSCRIPTS: 496 pages