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PHOTOS: The future of Wirth Park?

Posted by: Eric Roper Updated: February 5, 2013 - 2:01 PM

As we wrote about this morning, there is a controversy brewing at Minneapolis' largest park over a plan to accomodate increasingly popular adventure sports.

At the center of the public-private parntership with the Loppet Foundation at Theodore Wirth Park is a new welcome center. The building would be a home for cross-country skiers, mountain bikers and other popular adventure sports, as well as golfers at the 9-hole Par 3 course.

Here are two renderings of what that welcome center would look like: 

 

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