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In the South Loop:

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2013

July
NEA Our Town Grant Appliction: Original Project Narrative

October
Terra Nova: Artful Development of Bloomington's South Loop - Request for Proposals
List of Partners

2014

February
Advisory Committee Member List
Advisory Committee Meeting Calendar

April
Promotional Two-Pager: Creative Placemaking in the South Loop
Postcard to Creative Placemakers

May
Discovery Charette Announcement

June: Discovery Charrette
Day-by-Day Guide
Family Events Flyer

Neighborhood Expo and Launch Party

DRC Committee Work Session (Photos)
Host Mixers (Photos)
Neighborhood Expo (Photos)
In This Place We Stand: Mall of America (Photos)
Launch Party (Photos)
Launch Party (Slideshow Presentation)
Day One Summary (Text)
Day One Summary (Video)

Base Camp at Bloomington Central Station

Photos
List of Musicians, Food Trucks, and Vendors
Venue Diagram
Placemaker's Statement - Peter Musty

Friday, June 13th - Next Stop: Bloomington Central Station!

Exploration Handout
Summary by Meg Swanson
Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Photos (Witt Siasoco)
Video Summary by Witt Siasoco

Monday, June 16th - Wildlife Refuge, Our Refuge

Exploration Handout
Summary by Meg Swanson
Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Photos (Witt Siasoco)
Video Summary by Witt Siasoco

Tuesday, June 17th - Planes, Trains... (Transportation)

Exploration Handout
Summary by Meg Swanson
Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Photos (Witt Siasoco)
Video Summary by Witt Siasoco

Wednesday, June 18th - From Commerce to Community

Exploration Handout
Summary by Meg Swanson
Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Photos (Witt Siasoco)
Video Summary by Witt Siasoco

Thursday, June 19th - Touching Home

Exploration Handout
Summary by Meg Swanson
Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Photos (Witt Siasoco)
Video Summary by Witt Siasoco

Placemaker's Idea Prize

Informational Poster
Idea Lab (Photos)
All Submissions
Winner by Jury Selection - Nicole Ponath
Winner by Jury Selection - Jodi Refsland
Winner by Community Vote - Troy Gallas
Winners Announced: Press Release

Living Mural

Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Placemaker's Statement: Ta-coumba Aiken

The Big A

Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Placemaker's Statement: Peter Haakon Thompson

Discovery Charrette Celebration and Performance

Photos (Bruce Silcox)
Placemaker's Statement: Harry Waters, Jr. and Leah Nelson

July
Demonstration Projects RFQ (Request for Qualifications)
Map of Hosts
Host profiles

September
Statement: Purpose of Creative Placemaking (Draft)
Statement: Purpose of Plan (Draft)
List of Plan Content (Draft)
Finalists Announced
Finalist Photos and Bios
Request for Proposals (Finalists)
Update to Hosts

November
Demonstration Projects Announced

2015

February
Press Release: Cross-Pollination
Cross Pollination Story Swap Workshops Poster
Press Release: Little Box Sauna
Little Box Sauna FAQ
A New Kind of Mobile Hot Spot (UMN College of Design blog)

August
Press Release: Convergence