Central Mississippi Riverfront
Regional Park
Master Plan
CAC and TAC Meeting # 7
Public Open House
February 13, 2014
MEETING AGENDA:
•	Welcome - Updates and Announcements
•	Meeting Overview - Schedule
•	Water Works Focus Area	
			-Project ...
WATER WORKS
SCHEMATIC PROCESS
February 14, 2014
Minneapolis

Warehouse District

St Anthony Falls
Historic District

Water Works Site

Mississippi
Stone Arch Bridge
Downt...
Poor signage
Unclear circulation

Gatehouse is under the parking lot

Unprogrammed space

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No water access

Fenced-off habitat
Unprogrammed lawn

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Steep, inaccessible slopes

Overgrown vegetation

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Little engagement with ruins

Unprotected walls could be
stabilized to reduce risk

Soft stone is decaying

Filled in cana...
Blocked views to river

No sidewalk

Undefined circulation

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Hidden connection to downtown

Bicycle and pedestrian conflict

Fast traffic

Pinch point

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CONNECTING THE
SECTION
+/- 788
+/- 808

+/- 821
1st. Street

Pinchpoint

W. River PKWY

+/- 820-842

Portland Ave.

5th Ave.

3rd Ave.

N
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50

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Expanded Bluff

1st. Street

W. River PKWY

Portland Ave.

5th Ave.

3rd Ave.

N
0

50

100 ft

1” = 100’

LANDSCAPE FORM ...
Community Rooms

Exposed Ruin Wall
Expanded Bluff

Bike/Ped Path
per guidelines

Immersive Habitat
USACE Concrete mooring
...
PKW
Y

RIVE
R
WEST

1ST STREET

PORTLAND AVENUE

5TH AVENUE

3RD AVENUE
HOW IS YOUR FEEDBACK INCORPORATED?

SCHEMATIC
DESIGN REPORT
4

COST ESTIMATE
+ ROAD MAP

TR

IP

Public Presentation of
Co...
2014
CENTRAL
RIVERFRONT
MASTER PLAN
APPORVAL

SCHEMATIC
DESIGN

DESIGN
DEVELOPMENT

WATER
WORKS

WE ARE HERE

2018

CONSTR...
PUBLIC FEEDBACK
what we heard from you
PUBLIC MEETING - SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

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PUBLIC MEETING - SEPTEMBER 25, 2013

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PUBLIC MEETING - NOVEMBER 15, 2013

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PROGRAM THE SPACE

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DIVERSIFY THE SPACE

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DIFFERING OPINIONS

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SURVEY RESULTS
what we heard from you
Visit the Minneapolis Parks Foundation website
for the complete results of the publi...
“Wildlife, birds, natural
plantings augmented
with wild flowers... yet
very woodsy.”
“Grab a drink,
let the kids
run and p...
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Year-round use

Indoor and outdoor experiences to extend the stay

OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WO...
Equity

Revenue generation

OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WORKS

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Enhanced access

Places of rest

OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WORKS

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Equipment rentals and recreation...

...in all seasons!

OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WORKS

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Residents:

Sites of local significance
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•	Parks and recreational spaces
•	Street fairs and markets
•	Restau...
Water Works
Minneapolis, MN

Mears Park
St Paul, MN

Riverfront
Cedar Rapids, IA

Millenium Park
Chicago, IL

Water Works ...
Millennium Park | Chicago

Mears Park | St Paul

MIDWESTERN CITIES INVESTING IN PUBLIC SPACES

Waterfront Park | Louisvill...
Shingle Creek

Great Rounds
Scenic Byway

Victory Memorial
Parkway

Northeast

Theodore Wirth Park
Water Works site
Sculpt...
The riverfront

Mill ruins and history

ASSETS: WHAT MAKES MINNEAPOLIS UNIQUE

Food culture
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30 min walk
to St Anthony
Playground

30 min walk
to Boom Island
Playground

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to North Loop
Playground

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MAKING A PLACE THAT MEETS FUTURE NEEDS

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INTIMATE GATHERING AND SMALL-SCALE PERFORMANCE

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RELAX, PLAY, AND ENGAGE WITH THE WATER

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CAPTURING VIEWS AND INTEGRATING AMENITY

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INDOOR AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES CENTERING ON THE PARK BUILDING

SNOWSHOE
GARDEN

FISH
BBQ

RUN

HIDE

SIT
PLAY

READ

LISTEN...
Places to get warm or stay cool

Restrooms and other services

A place to have a drink or a bite to eat

Reasons to come y...
precedent 3

Minneapolis Parks
Sea Salt
$303,000
The Tin Fish
$225,000
Bread &
Pickle
$115,000

The Porch at
Schenley
$72,...
•	Compelling vision and clear plan
•	Scale operations flexibly
•	Enhance park experience
•	Respond to visitor needs
•	Make...
THE PARK BUILDING AS PROGRAMMATIC NODE
Walk across historic
Stone Arch Bridge

arrive: 1pm

Run up and down
Cataract Mill ...
DESIGN PROCESS &
UPDATE

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•	CIRCULATION
•	ECOLOGY/GEOLOGY
•	HISTORY/FUTURE
•	 PROGRAMS & PERCHES
•	SEASONALITY
PKW
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1ST STREET

PORTLAND AVENUE

5TH AVENUE

3RD AVENUE
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BIKE
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PERCH
FISH

INTERPRET
LEARN...
1) EXPANDED BLUFF

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Elements:
•	Geology/ecology interpretive “bluff”
•	Perches
•	Views
•	The Glade: seating grove
•	Playground
•	Picnic overlo...
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Precipitation
Erosion

Sand + gravel

Dry Bedrock Bluff Prairie

Dry Bedrock Bluff Prairie

Gravity

Water

Limestone
Eros...
“Honor the natural
beauty of St. Anthony
Falls and the river.”

THE BLUFF: CANTILEVERED LEDGES

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Difficult to interact
with ruins

Slope precludes
access and use

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2/13/2014
...
Community Rooms

Exposed Ruin Wall
Expanded Bluff

Bike/Ped Path
per guidelines

Immersive Habitat
USACE Concrete mooring
...
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“Easy access to the river
with nice views of
the river and bluffs.”

GEOLOGIC STEPS

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“Read a book
overlooking water.”

VIEW FROM THE BLUFF

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“The past is made real
through seeing the
footprint or foundations
of former industrial/
milling building.”

VIEW ALONG TH...
COMMUNITY ROOMS: RUIN TREATMENTS

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“Enjoying the green
grass and playing on
playground equipment”

COMMUNITY ROOMS: PLAY LAWN

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“A quiet location to
overlook the river and
picnic with friends and
family.”

COMMUNITY ROOMS: PICNIC AREA

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“Lots of green space,
good views, places to sit
and contemplate.”

THE GLADE

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PROGRAMS:

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PROGRAMMING
SHELTER
PROGRAMMING
SUPPORT

SUPPORT SPACE

special
events: 22%
MAINTENANCE

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PEDS
BIKES

THE BLUFF: SUPPORT BUILDING

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SUPPORT BUILDING: UPPER LEVEL PLAN

PEDS
BIKES
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SUPPORT BUILDING: LOWER LEVEL PLAN

PEDS
BIKES
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EXISTING RIGHT OF WAY

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RIGHT OF WAY GARDEN AND SUPPORT BUILDING

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“A passive space that
serves as a beautiful
connection between
downtown and the river.”
RIGHT OF WAY RAIL GARDEN

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2) THE RIVER’S EDGE

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Elements:
•	Immersive
•	Perches
•	Ecology
•	Habitat
•	Separate bike + pedestrian trails

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“See and hear bees
and butterflies.”

SEPARATE BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN TRAILS

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Combined Trail Uses

+/- 8’ wide
boulevard

min 12’ wide
combined bike/
pedestrian path

Separated Trail Uses

+/- 8’ wide...
PEDESTRIAN
CIRCULATION

BICYCLE
CIRCULATION

COMBINED
CIRCULATION

PROPOSED CIRCULATION

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West River Parkway

Pedestrian path
Bikeway

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“More opportunities to learn
about the river, the river
bed, banks of the river....”

WATER INTAKE AT THE RIVER’S EDGE

© ...
IMMERSIVE ECOLOGY

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LOG BOOMS
DIVERSIFY THE EDGE

RIVERINE EDGE FOR
POLLINATORS AND
MIRGRATORY BIRDS
ENHANCING
FISH HABITAT

FLUVIAL TERRACE
W...
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3) CANAL +
GATEHOUSE PLAZA

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Elements:
•	Interpretation of the ruins
•	Preservation of the ruins
•	The water story
•	Creating occupiable public space

...
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“Greater excavation of
the mill ruins or other
interesting archaeological
areas that we can walk
around.”
CANAL AND GATEHO...
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“There must be safe
crossings for pedestrians
(and bicyclists) in the
neighborhood.”

DRIFTS OF PLANTING AND PATHS

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“Engaging with the
history in a contemporary
and enticing experiential
way.”

VIEW ACROSS THE WATER INTAKE

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Gatehouse

Parking
Stone Arch
Bridge

First St.

Existing Road
5th Ave.

Ruins

Proposed Road alignment

PREFERRED
ROAD AL...
ROAD

22’

2’
12’
8’

34’

10’

BIKE
+ PED

COMBINED TRAIL

ROAD

8’

SEPARATED TRAILS

ROAD
BIKE

8’ 8’ 22’

2’
12’
8’

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GATEHOUSE: CHALLENGE

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TELL THE WATER STORY: THE GATEHOUSE

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At Grade +808
Top of Gatehouse +805.47 (-2.5 FT)

River at upper lock +797 (-11 FT)

Water table +789.25 (-19 FT)

Previou...
Cataract Mill Ruins
Filled in canal

Historic Canal Wall

Original Gatehouse

Source: Minnesota Historical Society, 1945

...
EXISTING RUIN FOOTPRINTS

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CATERACT MILL PRESERVATION
WITH NEW EXCAVATED PROGRAM
MILL RUINS FOOTPRINTS INTERPRETED

LINEAR EXPRESSION
OF CANAL WALL

...
“Walking, exploring the
gatehouse... learning
about the engineering and
craftsmanship of water
power...”
GATEHOUSE AS AN I...
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CANAL AND GATEHOUSE PLAZA

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Water intake

Gatehouse excavation
Water’s edge

Blue plant drifts

Canal lines

Blue paving
Gatehouse

WATER STORY OVERLA...
RUIN OVERLAY

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“It would be vibrant with
activities...Food, coffee or snacks
would be easily accessible. ”

VIEW SOUTH FROM THE GATEHOUSE...
“A warming house with
bakery, coffee, and hot
chocolate would be great.”
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PROGRAMS:

46%

49%

21%

“A place to get warm
a place to eat
a place to be educated/
entertained.”

MING STATIONEVENT SPA...
6210 SF

WES
T RIV
ER

PKW

SITE A
REDUCED OPTION 1
TOTAL = 7,350 sqft
2 STORIES ABOVE STREET
LEVEL +
ADDITIONAL BULKHEAD
...
“Places to visit
with friends, have
refreshments, etc.”

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WATER WORKS PAVILION: PROGRAMMING

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WATER WORKS PAVILION: SITE CONTEXT ELEVATION

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EXISTING VIEW FROM PORTLAND AVENUE
“More activities, access
and connection to the
river and falls area.”

PROPOSED VIEW FROM PORTLAND AVENUE
21%
WARMING STATION EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTAURANT
500 SF
600 SF
3,000 SF
4,000 SF B.O.H.
3,000 SF B.O.H.

EVENT SPACE
CULTU...
Modern concrete cap

Historic building materials

Ad hoc patching of ruin walls

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“I would like to engage with
the history in a contemporary
and enticing experiential way.”

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“A place to be educated
about history...a place to be
entertained...eat ...relax”
WATER WORKS PAVILION: ENGAGING THE CATAR...
W RIVER PWY
PARKING ROOM

FIRST
STREET
TUNNEL

CATARACT HOLLY
TUNNEL
TUNNEL

WATER WORKS PAVILION: ENGAGE THE TUNNELS

STO...
33%

WARMING STATION EQUIP
WARMING
500 SF
4,0
STATION

2

625 SF

87%
WARMING STATION EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTAURANT
500 SF
...
“A beautiful connection between
downtown and the River. A place to
watch the world go by or stop for a
break and enjoy lig...
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Water Works Design Team - SCAPE, Rogers Partners, James Lima Planning + Design - presented this Water Works design-in-progress in Minneapolis.

Click through for insights into this dynamic public space on the mighty Mississippi's only natural waterfall, along with detailed slides of the designers' suggestions for landscape design, year-round park programming and integrating with the site's urban surroundings.

For more on the project, please visit http://mplsparksfoundation.org/projects/water-works.

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Water Works Park Design Presentation, February 13, 2014

  1. 1. Central Mississippi Riverfront Regional Park Master Plan CAC and TAC Meeting # 7 Public Open House February 13, 2014
  2. 2. MEETING AGENDA: • Welcome - Updates and Announcements • Meeting Overview - Schedule • Water Works Focus Area -Project Overview/Presentation -CAC and TAC Discussions • Next Steps • Public Open House
  3. 3. WATER WORKS SCHEMATIC PROCESS February 14, 2014
  4. 4. Minneapolis Warehouse District St Anthony Falls Historic District Water Works Site Mississippi Stone Arch Bridge Downtown Central Minneapolis Water Works Site REGIONAL PARK SYSTEM © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 4
  5. 5. Poor signage Unclear circulation Gatehouse is under the parking lot Unprogrammed space © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 5
  6. 6. No water access Fenced-off habitat Unprogrammed lawn © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 6
  7. 7. Steep, inaccessible slopes Overgrown vegetation © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 7
  8. 8. Little engagement with ruins Unprotected walls could be stabilized to reduce risk Soft stone is decaying Filled in canal © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 8
  9. 9. Blocked views to river No sidewalk Undefined circulation © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 9
  10. 10. Hidden connection to downtown Bicycle and pedestrian conflict Fast traffic Pinch point © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 10
  11. 11. CONNECTING THE SECTION
  12. 12. +/- 788 +/- 808 +/- 821 1st. Street Pinchpoint W. River PKWY +/- 820-842 Portland Ave. 5th Ave. 3rd Ave. N 0 50 100 ft 1” = 100’ DISCONNECTED BLUFFS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 12
  13. 13. Expanded Bluff 1st. Street W. River PKWY Portland Ave. 5th Ave. 3rd Ave. N 0 50 100 ft 1” = 100’ LANDSCAPE FORM & NEW STRUCTURES CONNECT SPACES © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 13
  14. 14. Community Rooms Exposed Ruin Wall Expanded Bluff Bike/Ped Path per guidelines Immersive Habitat USACE Concrete mooring 1st Street Existing section Enhanced mill experience W. River Parkway Views Enhanced geological experience HIGH EXPANDED BLUFF SCHEME EXPANDED BLUFF MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 14
  15. 15. PKW Y RIVE R WEST 1ST STREET PORTLAND AVENUE 5TH AVENUE 3RD AVENUE
  16. 16. HOW IS YOUR FEEDBACK INCORPORATED? SCHEMATIC DESIGN REPORT 4 COST ESTIMATE + ROAD MAP TR IP Public Presentation of Concept Alternatives (CAC, TAC, public meeting) IP 3 2 IP TR IP TR Community Meetings (CAC, TAC, public meeting) SCHEDULE APRIL SCHEMATIC DESIGN 1 FRAMEWORK & CONCEPT TR CONTEXT & CONNECTIONS FEBRUARY 13 NOVEMBER 13-15 SEPTEMBER 23-25 WE ARE HERE Community Meetings (CAC, TAC, open house) © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 16
  17. 17. 2014 CENTRAL RIVERFRONT MASTER PLAN APPORVAL SCHEMATIC DESIGN DESIGN DEVELOPMENT WATER WORKS WE ARE HERE 2018 CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION ADDITIONAL OUTREACH FEASIBILITY STUDIES PROJECT TIMELINE SITE INVESTIGATION PERMITTING/ APPROVALS BIDDING + AWARD CONSTRUCTION © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 17
  18. 18. PUBLIC FEEDBACK what we heard from you
  19. 19. PUBLIC MEETING - SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 19
  20. 20. PUBLIC MEETING - SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 20
  21. 21. PUBLIC MEETING - NOVEMBER 15, 2013 © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 21
  22. 22. PROGRAM THE SPACE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 22
  23. 23. DIVERSIFY THE SPACE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 23
  24. 24. DIFFERING OPINIONS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 24
  25. 25. SURVEY RESULTS what we heard from you Visit the Minneapolis Parks Foundation website for the complete results of the public survey. mplsparksfoundation.org © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 25
  26. 26. “Wildlife, birds, natural plantings augmented with wild flowers... yet very woodsy.” “Grab a drink, let the kids run and play in a safe environment.” “A place to sit inside and drink a cup of coffee.” “Restaurant space would be especially important in the winter.” “Lots of green space, good views, places to sit and contemplate.” “There must be safe crossings for pedestrians (and bicyclists) in the neighborhood.” “Read a book overlooking water.” “Engaging with the history in a contemporary and enticing experiential way.” “Preservation, nature/ greenspace…. do not need to compete, they coexist as systems that reinforce the special-ness of this space.” “A passive space that serves as a beautiful connection between downtown and the river.” “Public restrooms or food stands.” “Explore the ruins and learn about the area’s industrial past.” © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 26
  27. 27. 3R D AV E BR ID GE 2 CIRCULATION + IMMERSIVE EDGE 3 CANAL + GATEHOUSE ZONE BIKE STROLL PERCH FISH INTERPRET LEARN RENT EAT PARKING ROOM STONE ARCH BRIDGE PARK BUILDING 2 PLAY PICNIC GATHER RELAX 1 ZONING DIAGRAM PARK BUILDING 1 COMMUNITY SPACES + EXPANDED BLUFF © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 27
  28. 28. CIVIC ASPIRATIONS ECONOMICS PLACE MAKING
  29. 29. E OUTSIDE D INSIDE D EN T X XT E EXTEND THE STAY! N E © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 29
  30. 30. Year-round use Indoor and outdoor experiences to extend the stay OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WORKS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 30
  31. 31. Equity Revenue generation OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WORKS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 31
  32. 32. Enhanced access Places of rest OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WORKS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 32
  33. 33. Equipment rentals and recreation... ...in all seasons! OPPORTUNITIES: WHAT PROGRAMMING CAN SUPPORT AT WATER WORKS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 33
  34. 34. Yo un an g d tal ne em en ste pty t rs Students and locals Young talent Yo u em ng t pt ale y n nt es an te d rs PARK AUDIENCES: LIVE Diverse Y tal oun en g em t an ne pty d ste rs Students Immigrants, students © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 34
  35. 35. d oo l h or rcia b gh me ei m N co tiv ef s me nt irm Go ve rn por fina ate an nce d Cr ea Education and medical Medical Nonprofit PARK AUDIENCES: WORK Nbhd Commercial d an n io l at ica uc ed m Ed Cor De sig m n ed an ia d Cr ea fir tiv m e s © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 35
  36. 36. k Ea t, , t Ea dr ink W al k, ru W atc n, Ea t bi ke h Eat, drink , bu Eat Wa tc h y Ea t, da dr nc ink e , Hear, cheer rin d Cheer Eat, hear PARK AUDIENCES: PLAY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 36
  37. 37. Yo un an g Ea d tal em net, Cre en d p stfe riati ty t irr nk e m v ss d oo l h or rcia b k gh rin e i d m , Netcom a E W al k, Students n, Yo un bi eCreag t ke mp t a tyivelen W neafir t a sttcmsnd eh rs nt Eat, drink me Go ve rn CorEa pot, b rate y fina u an nce d ru Y tal oun g e Eae nt a n tm ne pty d ste rs PARK AUDIENCES: LIVE, WORK, PLAY Cheer So se cia rvi l ce s Diverse Immigran Nbhd Eat,ts, hear Commercial students d an n io l at ica uc ed m Medical Education and medical Ed Young talent Wa tc h D Eae t,sig dm drn an ina ed n ceia k, d Hear, cheer Students and locals © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 37
  38. 38. Target  Field    2,700,000     Central  Riverfront    1,800,000     Minnehaha  Park    1,200,000     Target  Center    1,000,000     Metrodome    800,000     Nicollet  Mall    750,000     Conven9on  Center    666,000     Walker  Art  Museum    600,000     Minneapolis  Ins9tute  of  Art    450,000     Guthrie  Theatre    450,000     Mill  City  Museum  &  Market    236,000     Annual visitation at Minneapolis attractions PARK AUDIENCES: VISIT © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 38
  39. 39. Residents: Sites of local significance • Coffee shops • Parks and recreational spaces • Street fairs and markets • Restaurants • Neighborhood “third places” Visitors and tourists: Sites of regional significance • Cultural institutions • Sports facilities • Landmarks and icons • Historic sites • Destination restaurants PARK AUDIENCES © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 39
  40. 40. Water Works Minneapolis, MN Mears Park St Paul, MN Riverfront Cedar Rapids, IA Millenium Park Chicago, IL Water Works Park Des Moines, IA Citygarden St Louis, MO Waterfront Park Louisville, KY Cumberland Park Nashville, TN Downtown Park Oklahoma City, MN Riverfront Park Memphis, TN MIDWESTERN CITIES INVESTING IN PUBLIC SPACES © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 40
  41. 41. Millennium Park | Chicago Mears Park | St Paul MIDWESTERN CITIES INVESTING IN PUBLIC SPACES Waterfront Park | Louisville © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 41
  42. 42. Shingle Creek Great Rounds Scenic Byway Victory Memorial Parkway Northeast Theodore Wirth Park Water Works site Sculpture Garden Mississippi Gorge Chain of Lakes Minnehaha Parkway Minnehaha Park and Falls ASSETS: WHAT MAKES MINNEAPOLIS UNIQUE? © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 42
  43. 43. The riverfront Mill ruins and history ASSETS: WHAT MAKES MINNEAPOLIS UNIQUE Food culture © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 43
  44. 44. 30 min walk to St Anthony Playground 30 min walk to Boom Island Playground 15 min walk to North Loop Playground 30 min walk to Dickman Park Playground 20 min walk to Holmes Park Playground 40 min walk to Beltrami Park Playground 40 min walk to Marcy Park Playground Water Works Site 30 min walk to Loring Park Playground 20 min walk to Elliott Park Playground 30 min walk to Franklin Steele Park Playground 30 min walk to Currie Park Playground A PROGRAMMING VOID AT THE CENTER © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 44
  45. 45. 6T BA 4T UN D AV IVE RS ITY N E AV 1S T 1S ST DA D ST SE Water Works Site N IN GT ON AV D ST S W ES E TR IVE R PK W Y E ST AV H S ND 4T AV 8T H PO RT ES LA ST S 4T 6T H H AV ES 2N D AV ES SH E RSTA 2N BRIDG INTE MA NI CO LL ET WA H E ARC STON TE 3 5W D 3R ID ES E SE H 2N GE LL 3R TS TS BR VE SE 6T SE AV N ST D ST IN 3R D MA AV ST ES E 3R 2N H CE N T E N EE AV PIN NE N HE KS ST ES E VE H LA VE SE N RA H E NT 4T A EN AV 1S V TA OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMPLEMENTARY PROGRAMMING © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 45
  46. 46. MAKING A PLACE THAT MEETS FUTURE NEEDS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 46
  47. 47. INTIMATE GATHERING AND SMALL-SCALE PERFORMANCE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 47
  48. 48. RELAX, PLAY, AND ENGAGE WITH THE WATER © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 48
  49. 49. CAPTURING VIEWS AND INTEGRATING AMENITY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 49
  50. 50. INDOOR AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES CENTERING ON THE PARK BUILDING SNOWSHOE GARDEN FISH BBQ RUN HIDE SIT PLAY READ LISTEN EDUCATE LEARN MEET DRINK EAT STORAGE PARK WALK CONCESSION /FOOD RENTAL EQUIPMENT RESTROOM RELAX BIKE WATCH SKATE PICNIC EXPLORE Park Building Adjacent Ruin Terrace Core Park Landscape Extended Park Landscape WHY PUT A BUILDING HERE? © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 50
  51. 51. Places to get warm or stay cool Restrooms and other services A place to have a drink or a bite to eat Reasons to come year-round and stay longer VIBRANT URBAN PARK EXPERIENCE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 51
  52. 52. precedent 3 Minneapolis Parks Sea Salt $303,000 The Tin Fish $225,000 Bread & Pickle $115,000 The Porch at Schenley $72,000* Black Bear Crossing $29,000 North Pond $104,000 Sandcastle $29,000 *This figure is based on partial-year operation in 2012. 2013 estimated payment: $272,000 - $372,000. REVENUE GENERATION IN PARKS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 52
  53. 53. • Compelling vision and clear plan • Scale operations flexibly • Enhance park experience • Respond to visitor needs • Make it unique, local, special • Complement neighborhood assets REVENUE GENERATION IN PARKS: BEST PRACTICES © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 53
  54. 54. THE PARK BUILDING AS PROGRAMMATIC NODE Walk across historic Stone Arch Bridge arrive: 1pm Run up and down Cataract Mill terraces C UI Q Park in new public parking lot K AC SN arrive: 10 am K FAMILY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN Visit Mill City Museum 1 hr 30 min continue biking loop across bridge Take a picture of partially revealed gate house Listen to a concert at amphitheater VISIT CATARACT RUINS RE FIL LW AT ER WEEKEND TOURIST GROUP Build a snowman on expanded bluff park S OE H WS NO Visit Mill Ruins Park S T EN R HAVE LUNCH IT TU COMMUTER CYCLIST arrive: 8 am A DAY IN THE LIFE OF WATER WORKS KE PARK B I OF UP AC HA VE Bike from the north AK Walk through interpretive garden ITH FRI END BRE arrive: 2 pm PW 5 hrs walk to Guthrie theater Watch cyclists from bluff OM WEEKDAY SENIOR CITIZEN Cross street from Riverwest Apts TRO RES Sit on log by water’s edge M AR W BY MEE FI A arrive: 3 pm P RE TE TEENAGE LOVERS Walk from bus stop on 2nd St 2.5 hrs walk to movie theater Play in playground community room Walk up amphitheater Picnic in community room grove 2hrs return to apartment 4 hrs get picked up on First St. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 54
  55. 55. DESIGN PROCESS & UPDATE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 55
  56. 56. • CIRCULATION • ECOLOGY/GEOLOGY • HISTORY/FUTURE • PROGRAMS & PERCHES • SEASONALITY
  57. 57. PKW Y RIVE R WEST 1ST STREET PORTLAND AVENUE 5TH AVENUE 3RD AVENUE
  58. 58. 3R D AV E BR ID GE 2 CIRCULATION + IMMERSIVE EDGE 3 CANAL + GATEHOUSE ZONE BIKE STROLL PERCH FISH INTERPRET LEARN RENT EAT PARKING ROOM STONE ARCH BRIDGE PARK BUILDING 2 PLAY PICNIC GATHER RELAX 1 ZONING DIAGRAM PARK BUILDING 1 COMMUNITY SPACES + EXPANDED BLUFF © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 58
  59. 59. 1) EXPANDED BLUFF © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 59
  60. 60. Elements: • Geology/ecology interpretive “bluff” • Perches • Views • The Glade: seating grove • Playground • Picnic overlook © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 60
  61. 61. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 61
  62. 62. Precipitation Erosion Sand + gravel Dry Bedrock Bluff Prairie Dry Bedrock Bluff Prairie Gravity Water Limestone Erosion Glenstone shale Dry Sand-Gravel Prairie Dry Sand-Gravel Prairie Sandstone Erosion Anoka Sandplain Bluff Bluff Prairie Prairie Floodplain Forest Mississippi River THE BLUFF: GEOLOGIC SECTION © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 62
  63. 63. “Honor the natural beauty of St. Anthony Falls and the river.” THE BLUFF: CANTILEVERED LEDGES © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 63
  64. 64. Difficult to interact with ruins Slope precludes access and use © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 64
  65. 65. Community Rooms Exposed Ruin Wall Expanded Bluff Bike/Ped Path per guidelines Immersive Habitat USACE Concrete mooring 1st Street Existing section Enhanced mill experience W. River Parkway Views Enhanced geological experience HIGH EXPANDED BLUFF SECTION EXPANDED BLUFF MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 65
  66. 66. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 66
  67. 67. “Easy access to the river with nice views of the river and bluffs.” GEOLOGIC STEPS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 67
  68. 68. “Read a book overlooking water.” VIEW FROM THE BLUFF © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 68
  69. 69. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 69
  70. 70. “The past is made real through seeing the footprint or foundations of former industrial/ milling building.” VIEW ALONG THE BLUFF © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 70
  71. 71. COMMUNITY ROOMS: RUIN TREATMENTS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 71
  72. 72. “Enjoying the green grass and playing on playground equipment” COMMUNITY ROOMS: PLAY LAWN © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 72
  73. 73. “A quiet location to overlook the river and picnic with friends and family.” COMMUNITY ROOMS: PICNIC AREA © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 73
  74. 74. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 74
  75. 75. “Lots of green space, good views, places to sit and contemplate.” THE GLADE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 75
  76. 76. PROGRAMS: D SEATING CE PROGRAMMING SHELTER PROGRAMMING SUPPORT SUPPORT SPACE special events: 22% MAINTENANCE PARK 2 EQUIPMENT STORAGE “Listening to Dakota cultural person share PROGRAMMING SUPPORT stories of the area.” ADDITIONAL POTENTIAL PROGRAMS: AURANT TION EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTAURANT EVENT SPACE RESTROOMS EVENT SPACE CONCESSIONS RECREATION RESTROOMS 3,000 SFSF 00 SF 600 SF SF 3,000 3,000 SF SF 1,000 600 SF B.O.H. EQUIPMENT 4,000 SF B.O.H. 3,000 SF B.O.H. 1,000 SF B.O.H. “An evening concert, maybe a movie…” EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTROOMS CONCESSIONS EQUIPMENT RENTALS SERVICE STEPPED SEATING S 1,000 SF SF 600 600 SF B.O.H. 2,200 SF 600 SF 2,20 4,000 SF B.O.H. 1,000 SF B.O.H. 4,000 SF B.O.H. RENTALS TOTAL = 800 sqft SUPPORT BUILDING: PROGRAMMING © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 76
  77. 77. “Put a stair from 3rd Avenue Bridge down.” 3RD A VE BRI DGE T E STRE 1ST FROM FIRST STREET UND ER PASS THE BLUFF: SUPPORT BUILDING © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 77
  78. 78. 3RD A VE BRI DGE T E STRE 1ST FROM FIRST STREET UND ER PASS PEDS BIKES THE BLUFF: SUPPORT BUILDING © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 78
  79. 79. SUPPORT BUILDING: UPPER LEVEL PLAN PEDS BIKES © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 79
  80. 80. SUPPORT BUILDING: LOWER LEVEL PLAN PEDS BIKES © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 80
  81. 81. EXISTING RIGHT OF WAY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 81
  82. 82. RIGHT OF WAY GARDEN AND SUPPORT BUILDING © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 82
  83. 83. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 83
  84. 84. “A passive space that serves as a beautiful connection between downtown and the river.” RIGHT OF WAY RAIL GARDEN © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 84
  85. 85. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 85
  86. 86. 2) THE RIVER’S EDGE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 86
  87. 87. Elements: • Immersive • Perches • Ecology • Habitat • Separate bike + pedestrian trails © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 87
  88. 88. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 88
  89. 89. “See and hear bees and butterflies.” SEPARATE BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN TRAILS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 89
  90. 90. Combined Trail Uses +/- 8’ wide boulevard min 12’ wide combined bike/ pedestrian path Separated Trail Uses +/- 8’ wide boulevard 10’ wide asphalt bike lane +/- 8’ wide boulevard 8’ wide concrete pedestrian path SOURCE: West River / James I Rice Trail Improvement Project BIKE PATH SECTION CONSTRAINTS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 90
  91. 91. PEDESTRIAN CIRCULATION BICYCLE CIRCULATION COMBINED CIRCULATION PROPOSED CIRCULATION © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 91
  92. 92. West River Parkway Pedestrian path Bikeway © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 92
  93. 93. “More opportunities to learn about the river, the river bed, banks of the river....” WATER INTAKE AT THE RIVER’S EDGE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 93
  94. 94. IMMERSIVE ECOLOGY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 94
  95. 95. LOG BOOMS DIVERSIFY THE EDGE RIVERINE EDGE FOR POLLINATORS AND MIRGRATORY BIRDS ENHANCING FISH HABITAT FLUVIAL TERRACE WITH FORAGE GRASSES OAK FOREST ON NORTH FACING SLOPE WITH SHRUB UNDERLAYER DRY BEDROCK BLUFF PRAIRIE LIMESTONE LEDGES IMMERSIVE ECOLOGY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 95
  96. 96. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 96
  97. 97. 3) CANAL + GATEHOUSE PLAZA © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 97
  98. 98. Elements: • Interpretation of the ruins • Preservation of the ruins • The water story • Creating occupiable public space © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 98
  99. 99. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 99
  100. 100. “Greater excavation of the mill ruins or other interesting archaeological areas that we can walk around.” CANAL AND GATEHOUSE PLAZA © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 100
  101. 101. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 101
  102. 102. “There must be safe crossings for pedestrians (and bicyclists) in the neighborhood.” DRIFTS OF PLANTING AND PATHS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 102
  103. 103. “Engaging with the history in a contemporary and enticing experiential way.” VIEW ACROSS THE WATER INTAKE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 103
  104. 104. Gatehouse Parking Stone Arch Bridge First St. Existing Road 5th Ave. Ruins Proposed Road alignment PREFERRED ROAD ALIGNMENT AROUND GATEHOUSE W. River PKWY Canal Portland Ave. EXISTING ROAD AND PARKING SURFACE Parking Stone Arch Bridge First St. Existing Road Proposed Road alignment ALTERNATE ROAD ALIGNMENT THROUGH GATEHOUSE Portland Ave. 5th Ave. W. River PKWY Stone Arch Bridge First St. W. River PKWY ROAD ALIGNMENT OPTIONS Portland Ave. 5th Ave. Existing Road © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 104
  105. 105. ROAD 22’ 2’ 12’ 8’ 34’ 10’ BIKE + PED COMBINED TRAIL ROAD 8’ SEPARATED TRAILS ROAD BIKE 8’ 8’ 22’ 2’ 12’ 8’ 34’ 8’ 8’ BIKE + PED PED 8’ BIKE 10’ PED ROAD Combined Bike/Ped Trail (12’ wide) Combined Bike/Ped Pedestrian Trail (8’ wide) Trail (8’ wide) Stone Arch Bridge Stone Arch Bridge Clear Zone (2’ wide) Clear Zone (2’ wide) Bike Trail (10’ wide) First St. First St. SEPARATED VERSUS COMBINED BIKE + PEDESTRIAN TRAIL Bike Trail buffer (8’ wide) Portland Ave. W. River PKWY 5th Ave. Bike Trail buffer (8’ wide) Portland Ave. 5th Ave. W. River PKWY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 105
  106. 106. Saint Anthony Main Business District Nor ar thst il r Ra ute m Com e tag il Tra eri H Saint Anthony Main il ge Tra Herita University of Minnesota downtown Minneapolis SOURCE: Power of the Falls: Renewing the Vision for St. Anthony Falls Heritage Zone, 2009 ST ANTHONY FALLS HERITAGE DISTRICT © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 106
  107. 107. GATEHOUSE: CHALLENGE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 107
  108. 108. TELL THE WATER STORY: THE GATEHOUSE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 108
  109. 109. At Grade +808 Top of Gatehouse +805.47 (-2.5 FT) River at upper lock +797 (-11 FT) Water table +789.25 (-19 FT) Previously proposed excavation (-28 FT) 8 FEET EXISTING GATEHOUSE SECTION (2013) GATEHOUSE: CHALLENGE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 109
  110. 110. Cataract Mill Ruins Filled in canal Historic Canal Wall Original Gatehouse Source: Minnesota Historical Society, 1945 FROM LITERAL TO INTERPRETIVE: THE DESIGN OF A SIGNATURE PARK © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 110
  111. 111. EXISTING RUIN FOOTPRINTS © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 111
  112. 112. CATERACT MILL PRESERVATION WITH NEW EXCAVATED PROGRAM MILL RUINS FOOTPRINTS INTERPRETED LINEAR EXPRESSION OF CANAL WALL RAIL GARDEN INTERPRETATION FUJI-YA REFERENCE IN NEW OCCUPIABLE SPACES INTERPRETATION/TREATMENT OF THE RUINS GATE HOUSE PARTIAL EXCAVATION © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 112
  113. 113. “Walking, exploring the gatehouse... learning about the engineering and craftsmanship of water power...” GATEHOUSE AS AN INTERPRETIVE FEATURE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 113
  114. 114. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 114
  115. 115. CANAL AND GATEHOUSE PLAZA 2/12/2014 115
  116. 116. Water intake Gatehouse excavation Water’s edge Blue plant drifts Canal lines Blue paving Gatehouse WATER STORY OVERLAY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 116
  117. 117. RUIN OVERLAY © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 117
  118. 118. “It would be vibrant with activities...Food, coffee or snacks would be easily accessible. ” VIEW SOUTH FROM THE GATEHOUSE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 118
  119. 119. “A warming house with bakery, coffee, and hot chocolate would be great.” © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 119
  120. 120. PROGRAMS: 46% 49% 21% “A place to get warm a place to eat a place to be educated/ entertained.” MING STATIONEVENT SPACE RENTALS RESTAURANT URANT EQUIPMENT RESTROOMS EVENT SPACE CONCESSIONS EQUIPMENT RENTALS EVENT SPACE RESTROOMS SERVICE CONCESSIONS EQUIPMENT STEPPED SEATING SE ION EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTAURANT RESTROOMS CONCESSIONS EQUIPMENT RENTALS RENT RESTROOMS CULTURAL 600 1,000 SF 600 SFSF B.O.H. 00 SF SF RECREATION SF 3,000 SF 3,000 SF 3,000 SF SF 500 3,000 600 1,000 SF 600 3,000 SF 1,000 SF SF 2,200 600 SF 600 SF 600 SF SF 600 SF 2,200 SF B.O.H. 4,000 SF B.O.H. SF B.O.H. SF B.O.H. SF B.O.H. PROGRAMMING SF B.O.H. 1,000 SF B.O.H. SF B.O.H. SF B.O.H. SF B.O.H 4,000 3,000 1,000 SF B.O.H. 4,000 1,000 4,000 3,000 500 SF 4,000 EQUIPMENT RENTALS 685 SF 33% 790 SF 87% “Going on a gear hike or bike. Having somewhere to grab a bite to eat afterward with a great view.” RESTROOMSRESTROOMS EQUIPMENT RENTALSRENTALS CONCESSIONS EQUIPMENT EQUIPMENT RENTALSEVENT SPACE SERVICE STEPPED SEATING SHELTER MAINTENAN WARMING STATION RESTAURANT RESTROOMS T SPACE CONCESSIONS SERVICE STEPPED SEATING CONCESSIONS EQUIP SHELTER WARMING 600 SFCONCESSIONS SERVICE/KITCHEN SF 1,000 SF 5001,000 SF 2,200 SF 600 SF 600 SF 3,000 SF 3,000 1,000 SF 600 SF 00 SF 600 SF 600 SF SF B.O.H. 2,200 SF B.O.H. 1,000 SF B.O.H.2,450B.O.H. B.O.H. SFSF B.O.H. SF 4,000 4,000 SF 2 SF SF 3,000 B.O.H. 1,000 SF B.O.H. 4,0 1,000 SF 4,000 B.O.H. STATION 710 625 SF TOTAL = 5,760 sqft WATER WORKS PAVILION: PROGRAMMING © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 120
  121. 121. 6210 SF WES T RIV ER PKW SITE A REDUCED OPTION 1 TOTAL = 7,350 sqft 2 STORIES ABOVE STREET LEVEL + ADDITIONAL BULKHEAD CATARACT MILL RUIN 2660 SF WES T RIV ER PKW Y THE HUB BUILDING + GATEHOUSE HALL SITE A REDUCED OPTION 2 TOTAL = 5,760 sqft CATARACT MILL RUIN WES T RIV ER W RIVER PWY PKW W RIVER PWY PARKING ROOM PARKING ROOM Y STONE ARCH BRIDGE SITE B TOTAL = 5,500 sqft STONE ARCH BRIDGE FIRST STREET TUNNEL CATARACT HOLLY TUNNEL TUNNEL STONE ARCH BRIDGE CITY TUNNEL GA TEH RU OUSE IN 1 STORY ABOVE STREET LEVEL PORTLAND AVE 1 STORY ABOVE STREET LEVEL STONE ARCH BRIDGE Y PORTLAND AVE 2 STORIES ABOVE STREET LEVEL + ADDITIONAL BULKHEAD CATARACT MILL RUIN PORTLAND AVE SITE A NOV 14 OPTION TOTAL = 14,800 sqft GATEHOUSE WATER WORKS PAVILION: MASSING AND SQUARE FOOTAGE STUDIES PORTLAND AVE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 121
  122. 122. “Places to visit with friends, have refreshments, etc.” © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 122
  123. 123. WATER WORKS PAVILION: PROGRAMMING © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 123
  124. 124. WATER WORKS PAVILION: SITE CONTEXT ELEVATION © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 124
  125. 125. EXISTING VIEW FROM PORTLAND AVENUE
  126. 126. “More activities, access and connection to the river and falls area.” PROPOSED VIEW FROM PORTLAND AVENUE
  127. 127. 21% WARMING STATION EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTAURANT 500 SF 600 SF 3,000 SF 4,000 SF B.O.H. 3,000 SF B.O.H. EVENT SPACE CULTURAL 3,000 SF RES 1,0 PROGRAMMING 790 SF 46% WARMING STATION EQUIPMENT RENTALS REST RECREATION 500 SF 600 SF 3,0 EQUIPMENT 4,000 SF B.O.H. 3,000 RENTALS 685 SF 49% WARMING STATION EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTAURANT 500 SF 600 SF 3,000 SF 4,000 SF B.O.H. 3,000 SF B.O.H. ENTALS RESTAURANT 3,000 SF O.H. 3,000 SF B.O.H. EVENT SPACE 3,000 SF RESTROOMS 1,000 SF WATER WORKS PAVILION: LOWER LEVEL CONCESSIONS 600 SF 1,000 SF B.O.H. EVENT SPACE 3,000 SF RESTROOMS RESTROOMS 1,000 SF 500 SF CONC 60 1,000 EQUIPMENT RENTALS SERVICE SERVICE/KITCHENSTEPP 600 SF 2,200 SF B.O.H. 710 SF 4,000 SF B.O.H. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 127
  128. 128. Modern concrete cap Historic building materials Ad hoc patching of ruin walls © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 128
  129. 129. “I would like to engage with the history in a contemporary and enticing experiential way.” © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 129
  130. 130. “A place to be educated about history...a place to be entertained...eat ...relax” WATER WORKS PAVILION: ENGAGING THE CATARACT MILL RUIN © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/12/2014 130
  131. 131. W RIVER PWY PARKING ROOM FIRST STREET TUNNEL CATARACT HOLLY TUNNEL TUNNEL WATER WORKS PAVILION: ENGAGE THE TUNNELS STONE ARCH BRIDGE CITY TUNNEL © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 131
  132. 132. 33% WARMING STATION EQUIP WARMING 500 SF 4,0 STATION 2 625 SF 87% WARMING STATION EQUIPMENT RENTALS RESTAURANT 500 SF 600 SF 3,000 SF 4,000 SF B.O.H. 3,000 SF B.O.H. WATER WORKS PAVILION: STREET LEVEL EVENT SPACE 3,000 SF RESTROOMS 1,000 SF CONCESSIONS EQUIPME CONCESSIONS 600 SF 6 1,000 SF B.O.H. 4,000 2,450 SF © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 132
  133. 133. “A beautiful connection between downtown and the River. A place to watch the world go by or stop for a break and enjoy light food or drinks.” CORNER OF WEST RIVER PKWY AND PORTLAND AVE © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 133
  134. 134. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 134
  135. 135. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 135
  136. 136. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 136
  137. 137. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 137
  138. 138. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 138
  139. 139. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 139
  140. 140. © SCAPE with Rogers Partners, SRF, James Lima 2/13/2014 140

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