Author: Nick Sortland

Nick Sortland

About Nick Sortland

Nick Sortland is a recent graduate of North Dakota State University's Master of Architecture program. He became Interested in urban design and planning while living through Downtown Fargo's urban revival. Nick grew up in the Twin Cities, now lives in Brooklyn and works in Midtown Manhattan. He enjoys discussing the urban realm and is interested in how societal ideals influence the built environment. Follow him on instagram at: nicksorts

Would the Minneapolis of Today Oppose the Construction of the IDS Center?

Can We Still Dream as We Once Did? When built, the IDS Center didn’t match any of the character of the city, any of the colors or materials of the surrounding buildings, their heights or setbacks, and it stuck out on the horizon for tens of miles. Yet it became embraced by the city and […]