16 minutes | Feb 13th 2019

Minnesota Skyways: Are they worth it?

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On today's show- the climate controlled hallways that elevate Minneapolis and St. Paul humans to the second floor. The value of these skyways is a contentious issue. Some say they kill street life and hurt small business.  Others see the skyways as an asset for less mobile populations, and a comfortable way to get out of the office.

But for this show,  we’re going to set the debate aside and take a walk through these elevated hallways. With professional place maker, Max Musicant, we’ll explore how design affects people, how people shape the built environment, and how these spaces foster civic life.

Music by Enjoy the Cat, and Zack Baltich

Interested in experimenting with public design? Try transforming your front yard into a place that makes your community come alive by grabbing the free front yard tool kit from the Musicant group.