• December 16, 2021

    The Masters of Urban and Regional Planning Students Land use planning class is holding a Community Exhibit 12/16/21 - Interrogating the Innovation District at the University Enterprise Labs.

    This semester students have been working arduously to develop 10 land use planning projects focused on reconsidering the notion of an innovation district.

    Thursday, December 16th from 6 to 8:30 pm

  • September 23, 2021

    Aquifer energy storage project wins financial backing of Mpls city council

  • August 16, 2021

    The Market at Malcolm Yards & O'Shaughnessy Distillery open

  • September 30, 2020

    Green 4th Street Enhancements Completed

  • June 30, 2020

    Metropolitan Council awards $100,000 grant for District Stormwater Phase II

  • September 01, 2019

    Towerside Innovation District Park complete


2019-2020 Board of Directors

May 01, 2019 by towersideadmin

Towerside is excited to announce the addition of four new members to our Board of Directors; Tracy Nordstrom, Karen Nelson, Karl Reichert, and Diane Rucker!

2019-2020 Board of Directors

2019-2020 Board of Directors

Alan Arthur Towerside Board Chairperson; President & CEO, Aeon

Michael Berthelsen Vice President for University Services, University of Minnesota

Jeff Fenske Principal, Fenske Law Office, P.C.

Metric Giles Policy Coordinator, Community Stabilization Project

Richard Gilyard President, Prospect Park 2020

Sarah Harris Managing Director, University of Minnesota Foundation Real Estate Advisors

Michael Huber Senior Program Manager, Center for Prevention, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Cara Letofsky Principal, Mill City Consulting

Karen Nelson Manager of Engineering Services, Versa-Lok

Vince Netz Treasurer, Towerside Business Alliance

Tracy Nordstrom Founder & Principal, Verve

Shauen Pearce Economic Development & Inclusion Policy Director, Office of Mayor Jacob Frey, City of Minneapolis

Karl Reichert Executive Director, The Textile Center

Catherine Reid Day Owner and Executive Producer, Storyslices LLC; Board President, Creative Enterprise Zone

Cailin Rogers Senior Public Relations Specialist, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Diane Rucker Executive Director, University Enterprise Labs

Tracey Scott Deputy Executive Director Investments & Innovation, Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

Virajita Singh Assistant Vice Provost, University of Minnesota Office of Equity & Diversity

Robert Straughn Of Counsel, McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb

Makeda Zulu-Gillespie Director of Community Outreach, University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center