More than 400 Minneapolis residents attending the NRP Awards Dinner on February 24, 2001 enjoyed a night of celebration as 20 NRP initiatives from the program's first decade were honored with NRP Awards. The winning projects are listed below. Follow the associated links to learn more about the winning projects.
Best Housing Program
Residents from the Nokomis East, Standish-Ericsson, Hale, Page
and Diamond Lake neighborhoods accept the Best Environmental
Project Award for the Lake Nokomis Improvement Project.
Representatives from the Glenwood-Lyndale Community Clinic
accept the award for Best Human Services Program.
Residents from McKinley accept the Best Schools
Project award for their Cityview School project.
Residents from the Central and Bryant neighborhoods
accept the Best Library Project award for their role
in the Hosmer Library Renovation Project.
HOMS Initiative, Jordan Home Improvement Program, and Logan Park Problem Properties Program.
Best Economic Development Project
Nicollet Avenue Streetscape: Eat Street.
Best Human Services Program
Glenwood/Lyndale Community Clinic, and Youth Farm and Market Project.
Best Single Site Renovation
D.B. Lyon House located at 419 Oak Grove St. in the Loring Park neighborhood.
Most Innovative Housing Project (large scale)
Mixed-Income, Mixed-Use Rental/Commercial Development on 11th Ave. S. near Elliot Park.
Most Innovative Housing Project (small scale)
Artists on Chicago
a 10-unit scattered site housing project for artists in the Powderhorn Park and Central neighborhoods.
Best Environmental Project
and Lake Hiawatha Improvement Project, and the Green Institute
Best Transportation Plan
Neighbors for Safe Driving Campaign
in the Fulton and Lynnhurst neighborhoods.
Best Schools Project
Cityview Community School, 3350 4th St. N., and Pratt School Renovation
, 66 Malcolm SE.
Best Library Project
, 347 E. 36th St.
Best Parks Project
Loring Park renovation, 1382 Willow Street, and Stewart Park renovation, 2700-12th Ave. S.
Best Community Building Project
Lyndale neighborhood initiatives - Block Clubs Deluxe, Mujeres en Accion, and Youth Leadership Initiative.
Best Multi-Jurisdictional Project
Whittier Community School for the Arts, 2620 Grand Ave. S., and Windom Community Center
, 5821 Wentworth Ave. S.
You can find additional information about all 63 of the projects that were nominated for NRP Awards in the NRP Awards Guide
(Adobe Acrobat Reader
required). Limited printed copies are still available. To obtain a copy, please contact he NRP at 612-673-5150.