The following article by Nick Halter, dated October 18, 2016, was published in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
First Avenue Amphitheater Pitched to Anchor Minneapolis Riverfront Development
Nightclub owner First Avenue Productions is joining forces with two Twin Cities developers on a plan to re-imagine the Upper Harbor Terminal, a North Minneapolis riverfront property.
Bloomington-based United Properties and Minneapolis firm Thor Construction joined First Avenue on the proposal. They make up the only team to respond to a request for qualifications to be the master developer for the northern half of the 48-acre site, the city and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board announced on Monday.
The plans show an amphitheater that would hold music and performing arts festivals, according to a source who saw the plans but was not authorized to discuss them. Broader, long-range plans show light manufacturing, housing and retail on the entire site.
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