Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project: Interview with Phillip Handy and Richard Victor
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Phillip Handy and Richard Victor were longtime staff members at the Minneapolis Housing and Redevelopment Authority, later the Minneapolis Community Development Agency. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early riverfront planning, including the successful opposition to plans for I-335; the first idea of riverfront recreation designation for Boom Island and the B. F. Nelson area; Victor Gruen Associates' plan for the East Hennepin commercial area; challenges of redeveloping the Milwaukee Road Depot; the Washburn Crosby Mill fire and redevelopment; restoration of the Gold Medal Flour sign; planning for Chicago Plaza near the new Guthrie Theater.
Quantity 1 hour sound disc
15 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Mack, Linda
Interviewee: Handy, Phillip
Interviewee: Victor, Richard
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 11/19/2008
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 117
Accession Number AV2009.52.11
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project'

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