July

CLPC Board of Directors Mon., No meeting this month
Loring Park Community Center (at 14th St. & Willow in park)
Christopher Hoffer, Chair

agendas/minutes/
resource materials


LIVABILITY
COMMUNITY FORUM

no meeting this month
Loring Park Community Center (at 14th St. & Willow in park)
Joseph Finley, Chair

Livability Committee
agendas/minutes/
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LAND USE
COMMUNITY FORUM
No meeting this month
Loring Park Community Center (at 14th St. & Willow in park)
Neil Reardon, Chair

Land Use Committee
agendas/minutes/ resource materials

CLPC Office
1645 Hennepin Ave suite 204
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: 612-874-9002

E-mail: loveloring@gmail.com


Jana L. Metge

CLPC Executive Coordinator

CLPC Board of Directors

Christopher Hoffer, President
John VanHeel, Vice President
Pat Hafvenstein, Treasurer

Joseph Finley, Livability Chair
Mark Nelson
Kelly Muellman
Lee Frelich
Chris Sanders
Meg Buker
Felicia Hamilton

Mark Linssen
Adam Moore
Amanda Janzen



Community Links
Friends of Loring Park Loring Business Association Loring Greenway Association Facebook

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LORING PARK ART FESTIVAL
The weekend of August 2nd & 3rd

See the work of 140 artists plus food and music in beautiful Loring Park
More Information

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HENNEPIN-LYNDALE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT
Public Open House #2, Monday, August 4, 2014
Walker Art Center, Skyline Room
read more

Check out some great videos of recent CLPC sponsored events
Loring Park Curry Dinner (December 2013)

Loring Park Music Festival (June 2013)

Loring Park Family Aquatenniel Event (July 2013)

Loring Master Plan wins APA MN Award
The Loring Park Neighborhood Master Plan was chosen as the 2013 winner of the Planning In Context Award by the Minnesota chapter of the American Planning Association. Judged by a national panel of urban planners, the award was accepted by CLPC and the Peter Musty, LLC team at the Upper Midwest Planners Conference in Rochester, MN on Septmber 18th.

Congratulations and thanks go out to the master plan steering committee, CLPC staff, our consultants, and to all of the dedicated community members who made the master plan possible.

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Review the Loring Park Neighborhood Master Plan - adopted on Oct. 18th 2013

The Loring Park Neighborhood is setting the course for a more beautiful and sustainable community over the next twenty years.

Check out the master plan web page to see the master plan plus records from all the Community events, Workshops, Focus Groups, and Individual interviews that were conducted in order to make a plan that is truely community based. click here

Contribute to CLPC
Learn how you can help the organization that has been a voice for the
community for over forty years.

Make a contribution
Learn more about CLPC's special role in our community

Loring Park LEED-ND - a National Case Study Pilot Project For Existing Neighborhoods
The Loring Park Neighborhood is on course to be the nation's first entire existing neighborhood to receive LEED certification. Through a partnership with the Minnesota chapter of the USGBC a path to certification has been established using LEED for Neighborhood Development Guidelines. Credits will be based on the neighborhood's current sustainable attributes and also the goals laid-out in the Loring Park Neighborhood Master Plan. LEED is an internationally recognized standard for 'green' building and design.
More Information
LEED-ND Analysis of Loring Park N.hood - CURA study
Sustainability Chapter - Loring Park Neighborhood Master Plan

Magellan tower now under construction at 14th & LaSalle
See project here

The Loring Park Neighborhood NRP Phase II
Ten Year Action Plan

This neighborhood plan was approved by the community in September of 2008. It was also approved by the CLPC Board of Directors, by the NRP Policy Board, and by the Minneapolis City Council.
See final NRP Phase II Loring Park Ten Year Action Plan

The Loring Greenway Association
Keeping the Greenway green is a challenge. Please join a growing number of concerned citizens in preserving and maintaining our splendid Loring Greenway. LGA Website

Minneapolis has created a Pedestrian Masterplan
The city is creating a plan to address the the pedestrian needs of the city
city web page

An important survey of Loring Park's historic resources is now complete.
With the support of a grant by the National Park Service, the city of Minneapolis has conducted a survey of the Elliot Park, Lowry Hill East, and Loring Park neighborhoods. Learn more about this survey
Historic Resources Survey

Minneapolis has created a Pedestrian Masterplan
The city is creating a plan to address the the pedestrian needs of the city
city web page

Nicollet Avenue Development Guidelines
Citizens for a Loring Park Community has taken a proactive stance to the future development of Nicollet Avenue. The attached guidelines were developed by CLPC's Nicollet Avenue Task Force in conjunction with the Corridor Housing Initiative. In addition to providing the neighborhood with technical assistance from the city of Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota this program brought in participation and input from area business owners, property owners and residents. These guidelines were approved by the CLPC Board of Directors on August 9, 2004. Click on the title above to view guidelines.

Loring Hill Design Guidelines - approved by CLPC board 9-13-06
With input and participation from a broad spectrum of the community the Loring Park neighborhood now has an important document to help guide the future of the unique and historic area known as Loring Hill.


 

Use this three digit phone number to fix and improve the Loring Park Neighborhood

This new service is a great way to improve our neighborhood. Report street lights that are out, where there are potholes or other any other problem that you find with city infrastructure. Just call 311 between 7a.m. and 11p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information on this service go to www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/311

HOUR Car, the innovative car share service is now available to Loring Park residents

Citizens for a Loring Park Community is excited to announce that hOur Car is now operating in the Loring Park neighborhood. This innovative program was developed in the Twin Cities by the Neighborhood Energy Consortium. Toyota Prius gas-electric hybrid cars are now available at Grant Street and Nicollet Avenue in the Loring Municipal Parking Ramp.

With leadership from  CLPC  the  Loring neighborhood was chosen along with the Uptown neighborhood and St. Paul’s Lowertown district for the launch this new service. Loring residents will now have a new option to make urban living more convenient and affordable. To learn more about how the service works and to register interest in membership visit www.hOurCar.org  

Loring Park photo tour

The Loring Park neighborhood is blessed with an outstanding architectural heritage. Check out this website's neighborhood photo album.
This page is just a sampling of the treasures to be found in the Loring neighborhood. We will continue to expand this photo collection in the future.

 

Basilica of St. Mary

Loring Hill

Harmon District

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The mission of Citizens for a Loring Park Community is to cultivate continuing leadership and help a diverse neighborhood realize a more harmonious, thriving, and beautiful community.