The city's planning department says Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis is unsafe, inaccessible and too expensive to maintain, and officials want to replace it with a newly designed park they say will better suit the city's needs. But historic preservationists see the plaza as a significant work of modernist architecture and they're fighting to save it.
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Peavey Plaza closed as city seeks homeless solutions; arrests up 300%
Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis will be temporarily closed for cleaning and maintenance as the city attempts to manage a homeless population that calls Peavey home. The plaza has been the center of controversy as the city plans to tear it down and build a new one.
Peavey Plaza's fate heads to City Council
The Minneapolis Zoning and Planning Committee voted 5-1 Thursday to override the city's Heritage Preservation Commission's objections and allow for the demolition of Peavey Plaza. The measure will go to the entire city council for a vote later this month. It is expected to pass.
Minneapolis city officials want to demolish Peavey Plaza, create new public space
The downtown park has been a Minneapolis landmark since Mary Tyler Moore's day. Preservation groups and architects are not happy about the city's desire to junk today's plaza and start over from scratch. But that may be a cheaper option than repairing the existing space.
Plans for the new Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis unveiled
Architects unveiled their vision for the aging park along Nicollet Mall -- adding more water elements, video screens, concession stands and bathrooms. The renovation will cost up to $10 million. Officials say the redesign will be paid for with private donations.
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