This article is provided to streets.mn by The Line, an online publication about the creative economy of the Twin Cities. Streets.mn and The Line share content to further conversations on land use and transportation in MSP. Time doesn’t stand still for the Twin Cities skyline, nor for our distinctive neighborhoods. Back around 1000 BCE, the Woodland people built the first monuments in town; now most of those great burial mounds are gone. A few thousand years later, an entrepreneur dammed the Mississippi River at St. Anthony Falls in Minneapolis; that collapsed and got a re-do. The Metropolitan Building: Gone. Met Stadium: Gone. Cooper Theater: Gone. But so many good things have taken their place: The Minnesota History Center, Gold Medal Park, the Grand Rounds trail system, CHS Field. We’ve seen some great comebacks, too, like Union Depot and the Commodore in St. Paul. Since the very beginning—to the consternation of preservationists, and the delight of builders and architects—we’ve been building and rebuilding and revising and replacing non-stop in our two towns. Right now, we’re in the midst of a redevelopment boom that has touched nearly every part of Minneapolis and St. Paul, from residential teardowns to re-envisioned riverfronts, from new stadia to new parks and trails. We have refreshed facades and lost landmarks. And the look of our cities continues to evolve in 2016. Here are our 10 favorite projects for this New Year......READ MORE by clicking the link above.