A new vision for Block E in downtown Minneapolis

Block E
An artist's rendering of a remodeled Block E at 7th St. and Hennepin Avenue.
Photo courtesy RSP Architects

We could call it Block E's Plan B, if there hadn't been so many other plans before it. The latest vision for the long-troubled block of downtown Minneapolis includes a professional basketball practice facility, as well as new office and restaurant space.

Bill Lindeke edits the transportation blog Streets.MN and has been studying Block E as part of a documentary he's producing for KFAI. The Daily Circuit talks with Lindeke about why past ideas haven't worked, and whether this one might.

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