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Urban renewal -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara Flanagan Papers

Identifier: M/A 0015
Description of Contents The Barbara Flanagan Papers contain a wide array of materials on the professional and personal life of Star Tribune columnist, author, and socialite Barbara Flanagan. The collection holds personal papers, documents, records, scrapbooks, notes, drafts, interview transcripts, extensive personal correspondence and reader letters, photocopies of Flanagan’s columns, research materials, club and organization materials, press releases and event invitations, awards and plaques, honors, magazine and...
Dates: 1886 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1993

Collection on Heritage Park

Identifier: M/A 0417
Description of Contents

Brochures, flyers, meeting materials, reports, publications, and photographs documenting the planning and construction of Heritage Park in Near North Minneapolis. Materials include incomplete meeting minutes and agendas from the Near Northside Implementation Committee.

Dates: 1995 - 2005

Collection on the Minneapolis Model City Program

Identifier: M/A 0226
Description of Contents The collection consists of studies, surveys, reports, and organizational materials from the Model City Program. The records document the condition of south-central Minneapolis in the late 1960s and early 1970s, as well as the future that planners envisioned for it.Boxes 1-2 and 8 contain drafts and final reports from the program's many committees, meeting minutes of the Policy and Planning Committee, and organizational information. Boxes 3-4 and 9-10 contain publicity material,...
Dates: 1966 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971

Department of Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) Records

Identifier: M/A 0298
Description of Contents This collection contains organizational documents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports, print photographs, negatives, and other materials the Minneapolis Department of City Planning and Economic Development (CPED) and its predecessor departments. Most materials are organized in the order in which they were received and include documents from Minneapolis Housing and Redevelopment Authority (MHRA), Minneapolis Community Development Agency (MCDA), and CPED. Materials are roughly...
Dates: 1950s - 1990s

Floyd Kelley Slides

Identifier: M/A 0320
Description of Contents

Color 35mm slides showing demolition and construction in downtown Minneapolis during the urban renewal period of the 1960s. Includes the Metropolitan building, Washington Avenue Bridge, Sheraton-Ritz Hotel, and Minneapolis Public Library.

Dates: 1960 - 1965

Larry Millett Lost Twin Cities Databases

Identifier: M/A 0422
Description of Contents Microsoft Excel databases of lost architecture in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Databases include athletic facilities; bridges; churches and synagogues; commercial and office buildings; hotels, motels and rooming houses; houses and apartment buildings; industrial buildings and structures; institutional buildings; natural features; parks and public spaces; public buildings; restaurants, bars and night clubs; schools and collegiate buildings; signs and "street furniture;" temporary...
Dates: 1988 - 2023

Lawrence Irvin Papers

Identifier: M/A 0019
Description of Contents This collection documents the career of Minneapolis city planner Lawrence Irvin. While the whole of the collection dates from 1957-1984, the bulk of the material reflects the later years of Irvin’s career, dating from the mid-1970s through 1981. Although much of the material was created by Irvin when he served as Planning Director Emeritus, the subject contents heavily reflect work done early in his career. Collection materials include newspaper clippings; major project presentations,...
Dates: 1957 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1981

Minneapolis City Planning Department Records

Identifier: M/A 0314
Description of Contents The collection contains memos, staff notes, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, news releases, grant and financial documents, data gathered for studies, and formal staff papers and studies from the City of Minneapolis' Planning Department from the 1920s through the early 1970s. The bulk of the records date from the mid-1960s through the early 1970s, especially during Lawrence Irvin's time in the department.The bulk of the collection consists of material related to studies...
Dates: 1959 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1970

Weiming Lu Papers

Identifier: M/A 0407
Description of Contents

Writings, planning documents, and 35mm slides from Weiming Lu's work in the Minneapolis City Planning Department during the 1960s and 1970s. The bulk of the collection is draft articles reflecting on the Metro Center '85 project.

Dates: 1967 - 2010