In the papers: Orchestra Hall, DeLaSalle football field and Richard Meier
It's never too late for a facelift.
Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis has $90 million worth of renovation plans. According to the Star Tribune, those plans include "expansion of the lobby onto Peavey Plaza adjacent to the hall; construction of a restaurant on the plaza and additional facilities to make the plaza more amenable to outdoor concerts; and installation of new seats, including 150 around the back of the stage."
Linda Mack weighs in on the controversial football field on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis. Local residents have resisted the idea for months. The city and private school on the island hope it moves forward. Mack on the design by Tom Meyer of MS&R: "It's not ideal. But it's better than blight."
And if you ever wanted to see architectural models of Richard Meier, schedule an appointment, and travel to Queens, New York on a Friday. You can read more about it here.
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