Author Archive | Tim Iverson

The empty land where the Ford Plant once stood in St. Paul as seen in this aerial photo taken on Friday, June 20, 2014. (Pioneer Press: Ben Garvin)

In Defense of Livability on Cretin Avenue

As the public forums churn on to test visions of how the former Ford Plant property might be developed, I find little evidence of complementary planning to alleviate the impact on the communities surrounding the Ford site.  At a recent gathering, participants questioned and clucked about the ingenious, elegant, sustainable, and green options envisioned in […]

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