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What will a sustainable city look like?How will the City accommodate new green technologies and building techniques to enhance our quality of life? This tour focuses on concrete examples of developers, businesses and residents who embrace sustainability by using renewable materials, alternative transportation and smart design in the South Loop District.
South Loop District Plan
Formerly Airport South District Plan
The City of Bloomington is preparing a District Plan for the South Loop area extending from I-494 on the north, TH 77 on the west, to the Minnesota River on the south and east. The plan will guide future land use, transportation, urban design and redevelopment of this important commercial and employment center. One objective of the district plan is to establish a distinct mixed-use district that takes advantage of South Loop 's unique location adjacent to the 12th-busiest airport in the United States and a National Wildlife Refuge.
Four overarching goals provide a framework for achieving the District's vision. These include:
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