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Some worry that a lack of benches will punish pedestrians and the homeless.
Demonstrators have clamored for safety improvements on Lyndale, protesting with signs that say "Safe Streets For All" and "#FixLyndale." Members of a new campaign called Safe Streets Save Lives say they plan to protest each month until more changes are made to the street.
Some see the absences as petty politics surrounding the new board president.
The new lease limits public access to the historic home, while Superintendent Al Bangoura will pay more in rent.
Skujins was also a prominent member of the Twin Cities' Latvian community. His family fled during World War II and Soviet occupation.
The city built the lot in the late 1990s to benefit businesses. Some say they still need it.
The population boom in the city center has accompanied a surge in apartment construction.
An outgoing City Council member had a re-election pledge to build the mall.
Minneapolis gave farm a month to cease operations after finding it violated its zoning, its owner says.
Al Bangoura said Park Board must decide whether home is residence or museum.