2013-6-8T7:30 AMJune 8, 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
@ 680 East Minnehaha Avenue 680 East Minnehaha Avenue (Old Hamm's parking lot - between Payne and ArcadeSaint Paul, MN 55106
Contact Payne Phalen District Five Planning Council for additional information.
2013-6-8T3:00 PMJune 8, 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ever wanted to paint a bike lane, run a coffee shop or build a plaza? Volunteers are needed for The Better Block Project on June 8. All Saint Paul residents are invited to participate in this interactive event that will illustrate the City of Saint Paul’s Street Design Manual. There will be fun for all ages!
The event will take place on East 7th Street between Margaret and Arcade Streets. Teams will transform this block into a “Complete Street” with walkable and bikeable amenities and pop-up businesses.
Better Block Schedule
June 6 & 7 – Pre-build workshops from 5 – 10 p.m.
June 8 – Better Block Project set-up from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.; event from 3 – 8 p.m.
The Better Block concept builds on the “Make it Happen” initiatives of the Dayton’s Bluff Community Council and feedback from the event will be incorporated into the city’s Street Design Manual. This manual will illustrate best practices, provide context to streamline internal street design processes and develop a toolbox for