Here's a little introduction:
+ Life-long Minneapolis resident (city of).
+ Young (24).
+ Graduated w/ concentration in Urban Studies at the University of Minnesota.
+ Life-long urbanist and planner.
+ Walker and biker, sometimes transit rider but work is within walking distance.
+ Traveler. And yes, like most of you, I take pictures of streetscape elements, set-backs, etc.
+ Work for a real estate developer (urban infill, commercial primarily), spent 1.5 years in commercial brokerage work, now starting to do finance work (refinancing, development work, etc).
+ Involved in local politics, business association, planning studies, etc.
+ Urban nerd.
+ In search of a greater urban understanding, a passion to ask the questions and present useful information to further the conversation of improving our communities.
+ An operational strategist.
I'm excited to read these forums and contribute. A lot of information seems to exist here and that's a great resource.