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Lowertown: The Rise Of An Urban Village

  • Aired: 03/20/2011
  • 56:40
  • Rating: NR
It was the birthplace of St. Paul and the focal point of the railroad industry built by the like of James J. Hill that made St. Paul and Minnesota a key hub in Americas rail system. Then it fell into decay and abandonment. How did Lowertown return to vibrancy in the last few decades of the twentieth century?
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An exploration of how Downtown St. Paul's historic district turned into an urban village.
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