It’s official–the Seaway Hotel is getting a new name. Says Rick Ball, executive director of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Duluth, “The name change recognizes this is a new era for the property that we hope will be positive for everyone.” A resident and a staff member spoke at Community Compstat last Thursday, September
Don’t forget–there’s a meeting about amenities for the Cross City Trail this evening (September 8). Bench placement? Trash cans? It’s so on. The details: Monday, September 8, 5:30-7 pm Ecolibrium3 Sustainability Classroom, 2304 W. Superior St. (right on the trail!) Light refreshments will be provided. This meeting is open to the public–come join in and determine
Can your zip code really be killing you? According to the latest St. Louis County health report (downloadable here), it’s not such a stretch: “Projected Life Expectancy in Zip Code 55812 (Duluth) was the highest at 84.65 years. The lowest projected life expectancy was 73.44 years found in Zip Code Zone D, made up of Duluth
Duluth LISC’s At Home Collaborative has put together a list of programs and processes that we can all work on putting into place to help revitalize Lincoln Park. The plan came together in 2012–two years later, what’s the progress been, and where do you want to see more being done? Here are some highlights from
It’s looking increasingly like a trail over here on W. Superior Street–the asphalt for the multi-use Cross City Trail is going down today! Fans of heavy machinery (that is, preschoolers of the neighborhood), take note.
Turns out that if you let the community transform a space, they’ll do it with gusto! Over 1,000 people came out to Lincoln Park Meet on the Street yesterday, Sunday July 13. For a few hours, 3rd St. between 24th and 27th Avenues West was a new community center–a space where you could get to
This photo was taken in Lincoln Park on July 9, 2014. The colors have been tweaked. Do you know what it is? Answer in the comments! The first person to get it right gets a round of applause! Bonus applause for guessing which city initiative this picture is part of.
Your voice is needed as the Small Area Plan/Health Impact Assessment process comes to Lincoln Park! Click here to take the survey and weigh in. What are your priorities for this neighborhood? Should we be focusing on having more affordable housing, better access to public transportation, better air quality, or something else? What are some of the
Closures are upcoming from June 30 to around July 9 on 24th Ave. West between 1st and 3rd St. and 4th and 6th St. Be aware and plan your routes accordingly! For more information, click here to download the City’s full press release. (PDF format.)