The NDDC has been conceptually and programatically connected with both Northfield colleges, Carleton and St. Olaf, since the organization’s birth in 2000. These two large local employers are perhaps our most frequent collaborators. One of the NDDC’s founders, Bardwell Smith, is Professor Emeritus of Religion and Asian Studies at Carleton College. The organization has always had [...]
Category Archives: NDDC Downtown Forum
Dave Van Wylen, St. Olaf College professor and Roundtable founder, was the NDDC’s guest at the October Downtown Forum. He presented a summary of the work that architect Bill Johnson has been doing in Northfield since 2009. From the very first session with Bill, the resulting Conceptual Diagram and Planning Considerations included east-west connections, the [...]
The Northfield Roundtable will make a presentation to downtown stakeholders on Tuesday, October 4th, 8:00 a.m., in the Riverview Conference Room of the Archer House River Inn, 212 Division Street, in Downtown Northfield, MN. The Roundtable is a group of Northfield citizens, inspired by a group of private investors in Holland, MI. The Holland group [...]
The NDDC’s Downtown Forum for May has been postponed. The NDDC has been working collaboratively with Northfield’s Economic Development Authority to produce a downtown forum focused on the EDA’s proposed Northwest Business Park.
Northfield’s newest City Councilors, Patrick Ganey and Suzie Nakasian, met with the downtown stakeholders at Tuesday’s Forum. Dozens of Northfielders turned out, on a cold morning in January, to enjoy an early dialogue with Patrick and Suzie.