Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project: Interview with Ann Calvert
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ann Calvert was principal project coordinator for Community Planning and Economic Development in Minneapolis at the time of the interview. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early riverfront planning and project-by-project steps toward implementing the plans; importance of the Minneapolis Park Board developing access to the river; the Crown Roller Mill fire; role of MCDA (Minneapolis Community Development Agency) in developments such as the Whitney Hotel and Ceresota Elevators; the West River Parkway land deal; the Stone Arch Bridge; the purchase of the Chicago Northwestern railroad yards; city infrastructure improvements on the west bank; work and structure of the Saint Anthony Falls Heritage Board; and the work of the Minneapolis Riverfront Corporation.
33 pages transcript
Content Category: text
105 minutes length
Interviewer: Mack, Linda
Interviewee: Calvert, Ann - Minneapolis Community Development Agency
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
There is no audio for this interview.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 117.4 (Library Call Number)
AV2009.52.4 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Collection Finding Aid
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project'