Reviving Lake Avenue: Nonprofit community teams spearheading restoration

10 min 3 mths

For Allison Sharkey, the traumatic events subsequent the death of George Floyd were being speedy and own. As the executive director of the Lake Road Council (LSC), the nonprofit business symbolizing Lake Road enterprises, Sharkey had promoted a a long time-extended energy to revitalize the growing older south Minneapolis professional corridor. Now, as huge swaths of Lake Street ended up heading up in flames, Sharkey learned that her own business at Lake and Chicago had been wrecked for the duration of the civil unrest sweeping the Twin Towns.

“We did get rid of our place of work, but fortunately we