Lakeside park space meant to be a quiet place of peace and reflection Designs for a memorial honoring those who died in the attacks on 9/11 were approved March 2 by the Wayzata City Council. The memorial will be located among a grove of nine birch trees in the recently completed lakeside plaza park, which … Read More
One of the bright spots in 2020 was the transformation of Wayzata’s lakefront with the completion of Phase I of Panoway on Wayzata Bay. After nearly a decade of planning, residents finally got to enjoy the benefits of this new and improved connection between Lake Street and Lake Minnetonka. The success of Phase I has … Read More
Memorial will be ready in time for the 20th anniversary on Sept. 11, 2021 A memorial honoring those who died in the attacks on 9/11 is being planned as part of the Panoway on Wayzata Bay initiative. The memorial will be incorporated into the new lakeside plaza park, which was unveiled in late summer alongside … Read More
Read the full Start Tribune article While door-knocking for his Wayzata City Council run in 2004, Ken Willcox met a resident who asked, “Is a parking lot the best we can do?” He was referring to several blocks in the city’s downtown overlooking Lake Minnetonka, a stretch occupied for decades by a parking lot. Willcox, … Read More
Panoway is a portmanteau combining “panorama” and “Wayzata.” Read the full Star Tribune article.
This article from Curbed on landscape architecture features Wayzata and Civitas – ‘The urban designers who bring the community in’ – the Denver-based firm wants its projects to be useful to the public for decades.
Click here to hear about how this YMCA camp teaches kids to appreciate, protect state’s waters. Images by Elizabeth Shockman | MPR News
Interest grows in restoring dilapidated but historic structure in Wayzata. The 117-year-old railroad foreman’s house is tucked behind Starbucks in Wayzata… Read the full Star Tribune article.
Our design partner Civitas recently won the American Society of Landscape Architects Minnesota 2019 Honor Award for Planning and Urban Design for the Wayzata Lake Effect Vision Plan. This was the only Honor Award given for the Planning and Urban Design category. There were 46 total projects submitted for this juried competition. 2019 ASLA Honor … Read More
Spring Splash is an effort to provide fun activities for families and to share information on upcoming summer events in the area such as Science Learning Collaborative’s program – Lake Exploration STEM Summer Camp, part of the Lake Effect Project. Spring Splash Saturday, May 18 10am -1pm Lake Street and Broadway in Downtown Wayzata … Read More