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Greening Downtown Minneapolis Names Director to Raise Money for The Commons Park Near Vikings Stadium
The Minneapolis Downtown Council has named its first executive director of Greening Downtown Minneapolis, a newly created entity charged with raising the money needed to create The Commons, a 4.2-acre park planned near the new Vikings stadium.
By naming Winthrop (Win) Rockwell, a partner at the Minneapolis heavyweight law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels to the role, the Downtown Council has taken its first tangible step in spearheading fundraising efforts for the estimated $20 million needed to create an ambitious park design.
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