Whittier, Minneapolis

What is Whittier, Minneapolis known for?


design book

neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, MCAD currently enrolls approximately 1,000 students offering curriculum that includes painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video, illustration, graphic design, book arts, furniture design, liberal arts comic art, and sustainable design. MCAD is one of the few major art schools to offer a major in comic art. I.D. magazine names the college one of the nation’s Top Ten Design Schools


design

(Minnesota) Interstate 35W on the east, Lake Street (Lake Street (Minneapolis)) on the south, and Lyndale Avenue on the west. It is known for many diverse restaurants, coffee shops and Asian markets, especially along Nicollet Avenue ("Eat Street"). The neighborhood is also home to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and the Children's Theatre Company. While the neighborhood is officially part of the greater Powderhorn

great_streets_case_studies.pdf Corridor Revitalization, Minneapolis Case Studies 2005? ;Whittier urban plans * Holt, Wexler, Farnam 1995 Whittier Alliance Organizational Assessment. 3 17 95. *Minneapolis City Planning Commission. 1960. Comprehensive Planning for the Whittier Neighborhood. Minneapolis, MN: City of Minneapolis Planning Commission. *Minneapolis Department of Planning and Development 1976 Whittier East Design Study. Minneapolis. *Team 70 Architects 1977 Whittier urban

design framework. Minneapolis. *Whittier Alliance 1978 Whittier Urban Design Framework: program implementation guide. Minneapolis. *McNamara, John 1979 Whittier Alliance Program Activities Year 2 Action Plan. Minneapolis. *McNamera, John, Ranae Hanson, and Dayton-Hudson Foundation 1981 Partners. Minneapolis: Dayton-Hudson. *Minneapolis Planning Department, NRP 1991 Whittier: planning information base. Minneapolis MN: Office of city coordinator. *


quot school

School. Following the 1851 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux which opened lands to the United States, Blaisdell developed the area south of Downtown

name "school" In naming tradition with the other schools, the board renamed the school Whittier after the 19th century poet and abolitionist, John Greenleaf Whittier. Like other areas of the city, families would soon call their neighborhoods after the primary school. Called the "millionaire pioneer of the city" by the New York Times, John T. Blaisdell died in 1898.


community based

Whittier Works Business Survey. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs *Ramirez, Shannon and David Scheie 1991 Cops and Neighbors: An evaluation of the Whittier Community Based Policing Project. St. Paul MN: Rainbow Research. *Smith, Rebecca Lou 1980 Whittier: A Revitalization Effort in the Inner City. CURA Reporter


arts year

for the Performing Arts hosts theater productions and the Minnesota Opera is a founding tenant. RiverCentre, attached to Xcel Energy Center, serves as the city's convention center. The city has contributed to the music of Minnesota and the Twin Cities music scene through various venues. Great jazz


book arts

neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, MCAD currently enrolls approximately 1,000 students offering curriculum that includes painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video, illustration, graphic design, book arts, furniture design, liberal arts comic art, and sustainable design. MCAD is one of the few major art schools to offer a major in comic art. I.D. magazine names the college one of the nation’s Top Ten Design Schools


community development

and rehabilitate housing. WA operated as a Community Development Corporation, developing housing for many years in order to sustain its operations in community outreach. The City attempted to bring about a citizen participation model to assist neighborhoods until with the Legislature's assistance created the Neighborhood Revitalization Program in 1987 to formally address urban issues with funding. The city began designating official neighborhood boundaries at this time and Whittier was formalized

: 638-55 *Goetz, Edward and Mara Sidney 1994 Neighborhood Revitalization for Whom? CURA Reporter, June 94:11-15. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. *Goetz, Edward and Mara Sidney 1994 Impact of the Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program on Neighborhood Organizations. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. *Goetz, Edward and Mara Sidney 1994 Revenge of the property owners: community development and the politics of property. Journal of Urban Affairs 16(4):319-334. *Goetz, Edward, Hin Kin Lam, and Anne Heitlinger 1996 There Goes the Neighborhood? Subsidized Housing in Urban Neighborhoods. CURA Reporter April 96:1-6. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. *Goetz, Edward, Hin Kin Lam, and Anne Heitlinger 1996 There Goes the Neighborhood? The Impact of Subsidized Multi-Family Housing on Urban Neighborhoods. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. *Goetz, Edward and Brian Schaffer 2004 An Evaluation of the Minneapolis Neighborhood Information System. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. * HACER 1998 Latino Realities: A Vibrant Community Emerges in South Minneapolis. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs *Institute on Race and Poverty 1998 Neighborhood Atlas for the building better futures initiative: Whitter. 7 17 98. Minneapolis: Institute on Race and Poverty. *Jacobson, Justin 2005 Eat Street. Geography Department Master’s Thesis. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. *Malaby, Elizabeth and Tom Brady-Leighton 1994 Whittier Homeownership Center Targeting Project. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. (the focus group discussions provided insights into Whittier Alliance efforts to attract new homeowners and retain current ones) *Matson, Jeffrey Minneapolis Neighborhood Information System 2002 Whittier Supportive Housing Project. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. (simple maps and stats for supportive Housing in the Lydia area *Mielke, Andrew (for the Whittier Housing Corporation) 1998 Housing in the Whittier Neighborhood. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. *Pike, Ronald 1989 Multi-Family Housing change in the Whittier Neighborhood: responses to a 1960s building boom of 2 ½ story walkups. Department of Geography, University of Minnesota. *Rohe, W Learning from Adversity, Whittier housing corp *Sage-Martinson, Jonathon 1998 Whittier Works Business Survey. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs *Ramirez, Shannon and David Scheie 1991 Cops and Neighbors: An evaluation of the Whittier Community Based Policing Project. St. Paul MN: Rainbow Research. *Smith, Rebecca Lou 1980 Whittier: A Revitalization Effort in the Inner City. CURA Reporter 10(3):10-12. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. *Smith, Rebecca Lou 1982 Neighborhood Inside and Out: Comparative Perspectives on the Meaning of "Neighborhood." Dissertation. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. *Smith, Rebecca Lou and Thomas Anding 1980 Community Involvement in the Whittier Neighborhood: An Analysis of Neighborhood Conditions and Neighborhood Change. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. ;History *Adams, John S., and Barbara VanDrasek 1993 Minneapolis-St. Paul: People, place and public life. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press. (historical for Nicollet) *Dipman, David, and Hila Dipman 1974 Whittier's Early Beginnings. Notes for the Whittier Day Celebration, September 8, 1974. Minneapolis, MN. *Hart, Joseph 1997 How Little Asia Was Born. City Pages, Minneapolis St. Paul. March 12. *Martin, Judith 1983 Minneapolis Survey: How the City Grew and What Should be Preserved. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs. *Olson, Russell L. 1976. The Electric Railways of Minnesota. Hopkins, MN: Minnesota Transportation Museum. (includes Nicollet Ave line) *Thornley, Stew. 1988. On To Nicollet: The Glory and Fame of the Minneapolis Millers. Minneapolis, MN: Nodin Press. (includes history of the old Nicollet line out to the ballpark) *Whittier Alliance (John Share, Carol Anderson, Sally Grans, Lisa Kugler) 1985 History of 2-1 2 Story Walk-up Apartments in Whittier. Minneapolis, MN: Whittier Alliance. ;News articles *Hammond, Ruth 1977 There's an effort underway to improve Whittier neighborhood's poor self-image. Minneapolis Tribune. December 10. *Hammond, Ruth 1982 When Dayton's became a pal to Whittier, the whole neighborhood brightened up. Minneapolis Tribune. April 3. *Inskip, Leonard 1982 Whittier: a model partnership for improvement. Minneapolis Tribune. March 9. *Inskip, Leonard 1984 Grant leaves Whittier neighbors a stronger, more effective group. Minneapolis Star and Tribune. April 25. *Leydon, Peter 1992 Homeowners Take Over Board. Star Tribune 11 5 92. Minneapolis. *Leydon, Peter 1992 Whittier’s Vision, city agenda in conflict. Star Tribune 2 25 92. Minneapolis. *Buchta, Jim 1993 Spotlight on Whittier. Star Tribune Home Section 11 2 93. *Iggers, Jeremy 1997 Eat Street. Minneapolis Star-Tribune. January 3. *Jossi, Frank 2002 Neighbors plan Nicollet's facelift. The Business Journal, Minneapolis - St. Paul. May 17. *Smith, Scott D. 2002 'Eat Street' plans more retail. The Business Journal, Minneapolis - St. Paul. May 15. External links *Minneapolis Neighborhood Profile - Whittier *Whittier Alliance *Whittier International Elementary School


research articles

Neighborhood Action Plan. *Heritage Preservation Commission (Gail Bronner) 1976 Washburn-Fair Oaks: A study for preservation. ;Research articles *Allen, Jeffrey 2003 Affordable Housing in the Whittier Neighborhood. Minneapolis: Whittier Alliance. *Arwade, Jennifer 2000 Citizen Participation in City Planning: how much is enough? The Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program and Trenton, New Jersey. A senior thesis submitted to the Department of Politics for B.A. Princeton NJ


performing

for the Performing Arts hosts theater productions and the Minnesota Opera is a founding tenant. RiverCentre, attached to Xcel Energy Center, serves as the city's convention center. The city has contributed to the music of Minnesota and the Twin Cities music scene through various venues. Great jazz


poem quot

, Colorado, neighborhood of Whittier, and the town of Greenleaf, Idaho. Both Whittier College and Whittier Law School are also named after him. A park in the Saint Boniface area of Winnipeg is named after the poet in recognition of his poem "The Red River Voyageur". '''Minneapolis College of Art and Design''' ('''MCAD''') is a private, nonprofit four-year and postgraduate college specializing in the visual arts. Located in the Whittier, Minneapolis Whittier

Whittier, Minneapolis

'''Whittier''' is a neighborhood in the U.S. city (United States cities) of Minneapolis, Minnesota, bounded by Franklin Avenue on the north, Interstate 35W (Interstate 35W (Minnesota)) on the east, Lake Street (Lake Street (Minneapolis)) on the south, and Lyndale Avenue on the west. It is known for many diverse restaurants, coffee shops and Asian markets, especially along Nicollet Avenue ("Eat Street"). The neighborhood is also home to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and the Children's Theatre Company.

While the neighborhood is officially part of the greater Powderhorn community (Powderhorn, Minneapolis), it is separated from those areas by Interstate 35W, and also lies further north than the rest of the community area. Most of Powderhorn is east of Interstate 35W and south of Lake Street; the Whittier neighborhood is west of I-35W and north of Lake Street. Whittier is often associated with adjacent neighborhoods, such as Lowry Hill East (Lowry Hill East, Minneapolis) in the Calhoun-Isles community (Calhoun Isles, Minneapolis) to the west and Stevens Square (Stevens Square, Minneapolis) neighborhood in the Central community (Central, Minneapolis) to the north.

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