Winona Downtown Strategic Plan

Winona, MN | Public Works

Overview

ISG has worked with the City to plan 20+ projects focused on economic development, workforce, connectivity, multi-modal transportation, revitalization, education, safety, and sustainability.


Opportunity

To drive economic development in the area, City leaders decided to take a strategic look at how to welcome and embrace change while maintaining Downtown Winona’s strong values and history.

Solution

Passion is generally derived from an intimate, direct connection, and ISG has continually been involved in projects that positively impact the City of Winona and its citizens. Efforts have included master planning efforts and individual studies, both with public and private partnerships in mind. From transformative improvements to the City’s historic Levee Park and Main Street district to planning efforts that create a strategic resource for the revitalization and preservation of outdoor community assets, ISG’s work in Winona has been both dynamic and impactful.


"I really do think this investment in what we're doing now is going to pay off in the 60 Main Street project and other projects downtown.”

- Mark Peterson, Mayor, City of Winona

Market News

Toe Wildlife Management Area Receives 62-Acres of Wetland Restoration

December 22, 2020 (Mankato, Minnesota) – After nearly four years of planning, design, and construction, ISG is proud to report the successful completion of a 62-acre wetland restoration project within the Toe Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Situated in rural Jackson County, an area of southern Minnesota where less than 1% of original wetlands remain, the project is part of a larger initiative of the Heron Lake Watershed District to protect and restore nearly 350-acres of wetlands in the Toe WMA.
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Mankato MoonDogs’ Franklin Rogers Park to be Renamed ISG Field

October 20, 2020 (Mankato, Minnesota) – Building on a series of successful partnerships and projects to bolster its ballpark, the Mankato MoonDogs, a member of the Northwoods League, has exercised its rights with the landlord, the City of Mankato, to lease the naming rights of Franklin Rogers Park to ISG. The ballpark will be named ISG Field after the professional design and engineering firm that was founded in Mankato in 1973. ISG Field represents the MoonDogs’ commitment to providing top quality local baseball and an enriching fan experience. This is the latest update for the team, which has unveiled a new logo and has implemented several renovations for the ballpark in recent years.
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