CARE Community-Identified Assets

By robb, January 10, 2012 10:16 am


Assets of the Longfellow and Phillips Communities
CARE project staff talked to over 700 people living, working, and visiting Longfellow and Phillips about their impressions of their communities. People identified dozens of things that they like about the area; summarized below:

Good Transportation
Light Rail Transit
Public Transit / Bus Service
Walkable
Trails / Midtown Greenway
Bike Friendly / Bike Amenities

Accessible – Easy to Get Places
Close to Destinations
Convenient
Close to Work
Close to Downtown Minneapolis
Access to Highways
Location

Natural Amenities
Parks and Greenspace
Trees
Mississippi River
Minnehaha Falls
Lakes
Minnehaha Parkway / Parkways

Things to Do and Places to Go
Businesses / Local Businesses
Restaurants and Coffee Shops
Shopping
Culture / Arts / Entertainment
History / Historic Buildings
Community Centers / YWCA / Recreation
Libraries / Civic Buildings
Community Gardens / Food


Livable
Nice Houses and Yards
Safe
Quiet
Clean
Nice Neighborhood

Sense of Community
The People / Neighbors
Diversity
Stable Neighborhood
Faith Communities
Families / Family Friendly
Involved Community Members
Close Community
Neighborhood Organizations / LCC
Friendliness
Urban
Communication

Economy
Affordable Housing
Housing

Education and Services
Schools
Clinics / Health Care
Healthy

Community Events
Farmers Market

Environment


Take a look at the results summarized in a “word cloud” format. This technique provides a visual depiction of how often people use different words to describe their community — with the size of the word representing its frequency of use.

Community Assets - Cloud

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