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Cedar Lake Park Association: A History

Cedar Lake Park Association: A History tells the story of a citizen-led effort to create a nature conservancy and regional trail out of an abandoned rail yard near Cedar Lake in Minneapolis Minnesota.  This compelling chronicle of the ultimate success—based on inclusive, creative efforts—of the Cedar Lake Park Association will inspire experienced community activists and new ones alike.It is a story about persevering and overcoming obstacles—a story about how a group of ordinary citizens did something extraordinary. After all, they reasoned, who doesn’t love a park?

Cedar Lake Park Association: A History (5.5 MB)

Cedar Lake Park Concept Master Plan

Master PlanThis is a PDF version of the entire Master Plan completed by the Cedar Lake Park Association in 1995.

The Master Plan describes the philosophy and design of the park as well as the process by which many neighborhoods, organizations and individual volunteers worked together to make the park a reality.

The Plan also contains photos, descriptions of flora and fauna in the park and maps of the park’s trails.

Cedar Lake Park Concept Master Plan (2.4MB)

Name (in order of appearance on web site) Issue (unlabeled issues) Lead Article/Edition Name Filename File Size (KB) Pages
December 1989 (First Issue) (First SCLP Update—no article or edition name) 1989_Dec_a.jpg (front)
1989_Dec_b.jpg (back)
3,181
1,975
1
1
January/March 1990 (Second Issue) “Interim Financing Arranged for Cedar Lake Park Acquisition” 1990a_Jan-Mar.pdf 129 2
December 1990 (Vol. 1, No. 1) “Support for Park Growing” 1990b_Dec.pdf 917 2
April/May 1991 (Vol.1, No. 2) “Audubon Birdathon, May 4th, to Benefit Cedar Lake Park” 1991a_Apr-May.pdf 323 4
July 1991 (Vol. 2, No. 2) “We Hit a Home Run, But We’re Not Home Yet!!!” Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! 1991b_July.pdf 132 2
December 1991 (Vol. 3, No. 1) “Land Purchase Completed” 1991c_Dec.pdf 361 6
April/May 1992 (Vol. 3, No. 2) “What Kind of Nature Park Do You Want?” 1992a_Apr-May.pdf 312 4
Nov./Dec. 1992 (Vol. 4, No. 1) “Citizens are Blazing New Trails at Cedar Lake Park” 1992b_Nov-Dec.pdf 480 6
Spring 1993 (Vol. 4, No. 2) “Citizens’ Advisory Committee Completes Phase II” 1993a_Spring.pdf 455 6
Winter 1993/94 (Vol. 5, No. 1) “Groundbreaking Scheduled for Spring” 1993b-94_Winter.pdf 477 6
Spring 1994 (Vol. 5, No. 2) “Bulldozers in the Sanctuary?” 1994a_Spring.pdf 577 8
Autumn 1994 Vol. 6, No. 1 “Cedar Lake – A Tarnished Jewel” 1994b_Autumn.pdf 647 8
Winter 1995 Vol. 6, No. 2 “Come Preview the Park’s 100-Year Vision” 1994c-95_Winter.pdf 451 6
Spring 1995 Vol. 6, No. 3 “Cedar Lake Trail – A Collaborative Success” 1995a_Spring.pdf 511 6
Fall 1995 Vol. 7, No. 1 “Cedar Lake Trail Celebrated” 1995b_Fall.pdf 908 12
Spring 1996 Vol. 7, No. 2 “Cedar Lake Park’s Future Brighter and Closer with 1996’s Two Major Goals” 1996a_Spring.pdf 466 6
Fall 1996 Vol. 8, No. 1 “Long-Awaited Planting Celebration Date Set” 1996b_Fall.pdf 593 6
Winter 1996/97 Vol. 8, No. 2 “Drum and Song Dedicate Cedar Grove” 1996c-97_Winter.pdf 494 6
Spring 1997 Vol. 9, No. 1 “Kenilworth Trail: Developed or Delayed?” 1997a_Spring.pdf 641 8
Fall 1997 Vol. 9, No. 2 “Travels Toward Cedar Lake: Thoreau’s Last Journey” Historian’s Public Lecture October 15, 1997″ 1997b_Fall.pdf 475 6
Winter 1997/98 Vol. 10, No. 1 “Small masthead change reflects larger conceptual shift: From Saving the Park, to Building Our Vision” 1997c-98_Winter.pdf 2,752 6
Spring 1998 Vol. 10, No. 2 “Ospreys Invited ‘Back Home’ to Cedar Lake”
(Volunteers’ Edition)
1998a_Spring.pdf 502 6
Summer/Fall 1998 Vol. 10, No. 3 “First Wildflower Memorial Plantings Leave Legacy”
(Legacy Edition)
1998b_Summer.pdf 458 6
Winter 1999 1998-1999) Vol. 11, No. 1 “Cedar Lake Park Association Takes Part in ‘Make a Difference Day’”
(Building Bridges Edition)
1998c-99_Winter.pdf 497 6
Spring/Summer 1999 Vol. 11, No. 2 “2001: A Bridge Odyssey”
(Partners in Progress Edition)
1999a_Spring.pdf 467 6+ 2 (insert)
Autumn 1999 Vol. 11, No. 3 “Welcome: Park Visitors Experience Gateway Improvements at Upton Woods”
(Look Back/Look Ahead Edition)
1999b_Autumn.pdf 498 6
Winter 2000
(1999-2000)
Vol. 12, No. 1 “Movement on the Cedar Lake Trail”
(New Century Edition)
2000a_Winter.pdf 513 6
Spring/Summer 2000 Vol. 12, No. 2 “Park and Trails Continue to Connect People, Places, and Times”
(Continuing Edition)
2000b_SpringSummer.pdf 467 6
Autumn 2000 Vol. 12, No. 3 “CLPA’s ‘Net Works’ Keep Growing…”
(Networks Edition)
2000c_Autumn.pdf 521 8
Winter 2001
(2000-2001)
Vol. 13, No. 1 “Snowfall Brings Beauty to the Park and Trails”
(Wonderland Edition)
2001a_Winter.pdf 710 8
Spring/Summer 2001 Vol. 13, No. 2 “Thanks to Our Silent Volunteers”
(Silent Volunteer Edition)
2001b_Spring.pdf 204 8
Fall 2001
Vol. 13, No. 3 “Oasis: First Pump on the Trail”
(Diversity Edition)
2001c_Fall.pdf 619 8
Winter 2002
(2001-2002)
Vol. 14, No. 1 “Cedar Lake: A Place of Respite”
(Urban Refuge Edition)
2002a_Winter.pdf 787 8
Spring/Summer 2002
Vol. 14, No. 2 “Friends and Neighbors Bridge Time and Space”
(Restoration Edition)
2002b_Spring.pdf 624 8
Fall 2002 Vol. 14, No. 3 “Founders Create Continuing Mission”
(Mission Edition)
2002c_Fall.pdf 793 8
Winter 2003
(2002-2003)
Vol. 15, No. 1 “Cedar Lake Regional Trail to the Mississippi…The Perfect Ending to a Great Trail”
(Trails Edition)
2003a_Winter.pdf 779 8
Spring/Summer 2003 Vol. 15, No. 2 ”Cedar Lake Park Is a Place for Peace”
(A Place for Peace Edition)
2003b_Spring.pdf
(first color issue)
1893 8
Fall/Winter 2003 Vol. 15, No. 3 “At the Water’s Edge”
(Water Edition)
2003c_Fall.pdf 1739 8
Spring/Summer 2004
Vol. 16, No. 1 “Prairie/Woodland Restoration Now Underway along the Kenilworth Trail”
(Transformation Edition)
2004a_SpringSummer.pdf 1877 8
Fall/Winter 2004 Vol. 16, No. 2 “Cedar Lake Park Prairies Grow”
(Prairie Edition)
2004b_Fall.pdf 1538 8
Spring/Summer 2005 Vol. 17, No. 1 “The Ongoing Story of the Cedar Lake Trail” (Trail Builders Edition) 2005a_SpringSummer.pdf 2082 8
Spring 2006 Vol. 18, No. 1 “Celebrate the Cedar Lake Regional Trail”
(Celebration Edition)
2006a_Spring.pdf 715 8
Summer 2007 Vol. 19, No. 1 “Welcome to Summer 2007 in the Park”
(Activities Edition)
2007a_Summer.pdf 1106 8
SummerFall 2009 Vol. 21, No. 1 “Citizen Action: A Case Study”
(20th Anniversary Edition)
2009a_SummerFall.pdf
(odd green in masthead)
467 6
Summer 2010 Vol. 22, No. 1 “SUCCESS! The Trail Meets the River”
(Victory Edition)
2010a_Summer.pdf 339 6
Autumn 2010
Vol. 22, No. 2 “Citizen Action: Part Three”
(Confluence Edition)
2010b_ Fall.pdf
2010c_ConfluenceInsert.pdf
327
163
6
2
Fall 2011 Vol. 23, No. 1 “Ribbon-Cutting Opens Cedar Lake Trail to River
Coalition Edition)
2011_Fall.pdf 485 8
Summer 2012 Vol. 24, No. 1 “Southwest LRT Will Impact the Park and Trails
Engagement Edition)
2012a_Summer.pdf 12,131 8
Summer 2014 Vol. 25, No. 1 “25th Anniversary Edition – Greater Cedar Lake Park: A vision for Green Space) 2014a_Summer.pdf 12,131 8
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