Marcy Holmes Neighborhood – Minneapolis, Minnesota
by N.A.

Pre-Development Condition (Open Lawn)  

Pre-Development Condition (Open Lawn)

During Construction by Community Members-1 

During Construction by Community Members-2  

During Construction by Community Members

During Storm Event

During Storm Event

Source of Images: Kestral Design Group, Minneapolis, MN

 Completed Rain

Completed Rain-Garden – End of Fall 2006 Growing Season (Oct. 10, 2006). All soils retained on-site; simple, low-cost planting scheme

Rain-Garden with adjacent Pavement  

Rain-Garden with adjacent Pavement 

Rain-Barrels on nearby Residence 

Rain-Barrels on nearby Residence-2

Rain-Barrels on nearby Residence (backyard & front-yard applications)

Source of Images: Lee R. Skabelund, Kansas State University (10/10/06) 

Pre-Development Condition (Open Lawn)-2  

Pre-Development Condition (Open Lawn)

During Construction

During Construction

Inlet and Pipe to Backyard Pond 

Inlet and Pipe to Backyard Pond 

Final Grading of Front-yard Rain-Garden 

Final Grading of Front-yard Rain-Garden 

Planting of Front-yard Rain-Garden

Planting of Front-yard Rain-Garden

Source of Images: Kestral Design Group, Minneapolis, MN 

Rain-Garden with the look of a perennial garden

Rain-Garden with the look of a perennial garden

Backyard Pond with roof 

Backyard Pond with roof-2

Backyard Pond with roof-downspouts daylighted to the pond

Greenroof on Detached Garage  Greenroof on Detached Garage-2 

Greenroof on Detached Garage-3 Greenroof on Detached Garage-4

Greenroof on Detached Garage – cools summer temperatures inside the garage to the outside temp.

Source of Images: Lee R. Skabelund, Kansas State University (10/10/06) 

Typical Alleyway Conditions 
Typical Alleyway Conditions

Proposed Permeable Paving Design Detail
Proposed Permeable Paving Design Detail

Removing the Compacted Gravel Drive  

Removing the Compacted Gravel Drive

During ConstructionClean Aggregate Base

During Construction: Clean Aggregate Base

Securing the Paving Edge  

Securing the Paving Edge

Sweeping in the Granite Aggregate Joint Fill

Sweeping in the Granite Aggregate Joint Fill

Permeable Paving Driveway 

Permeable Paving Driveway 

Permeable Garden Pathway

Permeable Garden Pathway

Alleyway, Garage n Permeable Paving  

Alleyway, Garage & Permeable Paving

Pavers at Downspout

Pavers at Downspout

Pavers and Granite Aggregate Joint Fill

Pavers and Granite Aggregate Joint Fill

Source of Images: Lee R. Skabelund, Kansas State University (10/10/06) 

 
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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
Marcy Holmes Neighborhood – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Heritage Park Neighborhood – Minneapolis, Minnesota
 

 

Lee Skabelund, ASLA, Chair
(785) 532-2431  
lskab@k-state.edu