Twin Cities

Primary tabs

MI_Minneapolis_GoldMedalPark_byCharlesABirnbaum_2019_002_Hero.jpg
MN_Minneapolis_PeaveyPlaza_byCharleneRoise_2019_007_Hero.jpg
MN_StPaul_OrdwayJapaneseGarden_Hero.jpg
TheodoreWirthBywayDist_hero_JosephNowakIII_2013.jpg
UniversityMinnesotaTwinCities_hero_EddieKrakhmalnikov_2011.jpg
3671_hero_LoringGreenway.jpg
RiverTowers_hero_CharlesBirnbaum_2005.jpg
2578_hero_GrandRounds.jpg

The What’s Out There Twin Cities guide from The Cultural Landscape Foundation derives from our profusely illustrated and extensively researched What’s Out There database of significant landscapes, collected by geographic region, coupled with maps and overarching historical narratives.

MN_StPaul-Minneapolis_HistoricMap_byThomasLowry-courtesyUniversityOfMinnesotaLibraries_1888_001_sig.jpg

The Twin Cities’ unique landscape legacy includes celebrated park systems, cultural and academic campuses, and sacred sites built by ancestors of the Dakota, Sioux, and Shakopee, and Prairie Island peoples.

MN_Minneapolis_PeaveyPlaza_byElizabethFelicella_2019_001_sig.jpg

Explore the Twin Cities’ diverse landscape legacy through concise, informative, and richly illustrated essays of dozens of sites, and an interactive map.

halprin_lh @ work shop-sig.jpg

Read the profiles of more than thirty designers and visionaries whose work has shaped the region since its founding.