Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project: Interview with Albert Hofstede
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Northeast Minneapolis native Albert Hofstede served on the Minneapolis City Council from 1968 to 1970, was chair of the Metropolitan Council from 1971 to 1973, and Mayor of Minneapolis, 1974-75 and 1978-79. At the time of the interview he was with North State Advisors. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Debate about Nicollet Island; the Grove Street Flats; DeLaSalle High School; Father Moss; Bob Boisclair and the Japanese developing Riverplace; the end of plans for I-335; development of St. Anthony West and St. Anthony East; buying out B.F. Nelson; use of Metropolitan Open Space funding. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Audio of interview is not available.
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: Hofstede, Albert J.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/10/2008
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 117
Accession Number AV2009.52.13
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project'

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