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Field Trip! The History of Paving Materials, a Walking Tour:
Hennepin History Museum
Minneapolis, MN
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We seldom stop to think about it, but the streets of Minneapolis were once paved with materials as various as the materials used in buildings along those streets. Brick, granite, even wood block streets and alleys connected city neighborhoods during periods of rapid growth around the turn of the last century. Christian Huelsman of the Minneapolis Alley Initiative for Neighborhood Stimulation (MAINS) will lead a walking tour through the Warehouse Historic District, offering participants a look at remnants of the work of the civil engineers of yesteryear, including a soon to disappear section of cedar block surface. Meet up at Rise Bagel Company, 530 North 3rd Street. Christian will show historic documents that compare the merits of the various materials in terms of durability and cost-benefit analysis. We will discuss how the Heritage Streets Plan will guide the rehabilitation of brick streets into the future.

Christian Huelsman is the founder of the Minneapolis Alley Initiative for Neighborhood Stimulation (MAINS), an advocacy program promoting public alleys as walkable urban corridors. MAINS advocates for safer, more vibrant walking experiences, uncovering opportunities in the untapped potential of alley spaces, using the lenses of tactical urbanism, public art, and historic preservation. Christian holds a B.A. in urban planning from the University of Cincinnati.
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Hennepin History Museum (View)
2303 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
United States


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