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
Wayzata took a step closer last week to extending a popular bike and walking trail through its downtown and along the city’s lakefront, where it’s planning an ambitious beautification project. The City Council chose a plan to reroute the Dakota Rail Regional Trail from Ferndale Road to Lake Street, the city’s shop- and restaurant-lined waterfront … Read More
This year, if you volunteer for Wayzata’s James J. Hill Days – The Polaris Foundation will generously donate $50 to one of three nonprofits and the Wayzata Lake Effect Conservancy is one of them! So please sign up today for any shift on the weekend of September 7th, 8th & 9th by clicking on the link … Read More