New Project Will Assess Calhoun Refectory to Determine Future Improvements

The following item has been issued by the Park Board.

New Project Will Assess Calhoun Refectory to Determine Future Improvements

Park users enjoy food and drink from Tin Fish, the current tenant at Calhoun Refectory
Local restaurant The Tin Fish has leased space at the Calhoun Refectory since 2004
People stand underneath the awning at the Calhoun Refectory

New study will assess current state, future needs of Calhoun Refectory

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is pleased to announce the launch of a new project that will assess the current condition of the Calhoun Refectory and surrounding area and recommend improvements based on its future needs.

The building opened in 1930 and has undergone numerous renovations since then, the most recent in 1988 when it was remodeled to operate as a seasonal restaurant. Improvements to the area around the Refectory were completed in 1998 and 2012.

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The Calhoun Refectory is enjoyed on a hot summer day

Public Open Houses

Community members and park users are encouraged to share their thoughts, opinions and ideas regarding the future of the Refectory at two open houses:

Open House #1

Date: Thursday, Aug. 11
Time: 7-9:30 am, Noon-2 pm, 4-6 pm

Location: Calhoun Refectory, 3000 Calhoun Parkway

Topic: MPRB staff and consultants will perform intercept surveys and host a community open house

Open House #2

Date: Thursday, Sept. 8
Time: Noon-2 pm, 4-6 pm

Location: Calhoun Refectory, 3000 Calhoun Parkway

Topic: Community open house

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