June 14, 2019. One in three adults in Minnesota were out of work during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Unemployed men lived in 15 cents/night flophouses in the ‘”Gateway District” of Minneapolis. Many were hired as Works Progress Administration (WPA) day laborers to build Highway 100 and its showcase Lilac Way section. Often called…
April 14, 2019. If you’ve been to a National Park, you may have seen structures that resemble Lilac Way features. Designed by Landscape Architect Arthur Nichols,
Lilac Way Stories: History, Restoration and Graeser Park’s Beehive Fireplace. Restore Lilac Way’s own Karen Laukkonen will be
Love Lilac Way? Become a Graeser Park Beehiver! Join an amazing group of volunteers to give Lilac Way’s Graeser Park a cleanup, and see all the work they have already completed.