The following article by Marlys Harris was published in the May 28, 2015 issue of MinnPost.
You Can Say This For ‘The Commons’ Downtown Park: It Has a Lot Going On
The plan for the new Downtown East park — now dubbed “The Commons,” has a lot going for it — and a lot going on in it. The latest design for the 4.2-acre site presented to the public last night by San Francisco landscape architects Hargreaves Associates crams in a ton of stuff: a café, promenades, a Great Lawn, a lesser lawn, a water feature, play areas for kids, a stage, garden-y places, trees (of course), places to compete at bocce and chess, kiosks, an ice rink in winter, tables with umbrellas, moveable chairs, public art and benches and terraces where public snogging could occur.
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You can say this for ‘The Commons’ downtown park: It has a lot going on