Green Minneapolis announces The Commons 2017 Summer Season

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 13, 2017) – Today Green Minneapolis announced The Commons 2017 Summer Season of programming and events. Green Minneapolis is under contract with the City of Minneapolis to operate, maintain, and program the new 4.2 acre downtown green space. (more…)

City Council approves Peavey Plaza Fund Raising Agreement with Green Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 28, 2017) – On Friday April 28, The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to authorize an agreement with Green Minneapolis to raise funds for the City’s project to revitalize Peavey Plaza. (more…)

Beth Shogren Announced as Executive Director of Green Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 24, 2017) – Beth Shogren has been hired by Green Minneapolis to serve as the organization’s next Executive Director. (more…)

City Council approves Commons Operating Agreement with Green Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (January 13, 2017) – On Friday January 13, The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to authorize an agreement with Green Minneapolis to operate the Downtown East Commons – known as The Commons – in 2017. (more…)

Leadership Change Announced at Green Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (September 12, 2016) –Green Minneapolis announced today that Executive Director Win Rockwell has resigned and will transition from his leadership role in September 2016. (more…)

Green Minneapolis “excited to enter next phase of partnership with the City”

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City Council Directs Staff to Negotiate The Commons Operations Contract with Green Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 13, 2016)—Today the Minneapolis City Council authorized staff to negotiate a long-term operations agreement of The Commons with Green Minneapolis. Once terms have been agreed to, the contract will be brought before the City Council again for a final vote. (more…)

Fundraising for The Commons Jumps Halfway Hurdle

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Unifying Vision for Green Space Nears Reality with Nearly $14M Haul

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 25, 2016) –The vision for an inclusive green space that builds community and draws all Minneapolitans Downtown is closer to reality with today’s announcement that fundraising efforts for The Commons have reached nearly $14 million. (more…)

Winthrop A. Rockwell Announced Today as First Executive Director of Greening Downtown Minneapolis

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 12, 2015) — The Minneapolis Downtown Council (MDC) announced today at its 2025 Plan Quarterly Forum that Winthrop (Win) Rockwell will serve as Greening Downtown Minneapolis’ first Executive Director. (more…)