It was the birthplace of St. Paul and the focal point of the railroad industry, built by the likes of James J. Hill that made St. Paul and Minnesota a key hub in America’s rail system. Then it fell into decay and abandonment. How did Lowertown return to vibrancy in the last few decades of the twentieth century? With the backdrop of the Lowertown Redevelopment Corporation’s persistent efforts to rebuild the neighborhood, the anthology of stories offers compelling models for community building.
An exploration of how Lowertown, Downtown St. Paul's historic district, went from abandoned warehouses to a vital urban village. Take a look at the short show promo:
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