The Cornerstone Group

The Cornerstone Group


TCG’s Community Gardens provide Fresh Produce to Residents

This year’s growing season has been an abundant one! Residents have already begun consuming the fruits of their labor at Rivertown Commons, where the community garden is in its third year and is full of fresh produce. A resident service organization matches the food with community residents who are in need. TCG Management has planted […]

The New Places You’ll Go

Orton Family Foundation blog contributor, Anna Jones shares some nice thoughts about walkability and placemaking.

“Rooftop to Tabletop: Urban Farming Spreads Roots”

NRDC’s Onearth magazine discusses rooftop farming and “The Year of Urban Agriculture.”

Apple gets into TOD-Like!

Check out Lincoln Park’s newly-renovated subway station. It kind of makes us think about our TOD thought process in a bit of a different way. The high prices for land and property, along with the ubiquitous uncertainty about the direction of our cities; repositioning dilapidated, underutilized properties in great neighborhoods to serve transit seems like […]


Nicola Twiley of Ediblegeography, hosts a thrilling conversation about of global food crisis and how some urban thought leadership, similar to what we have been researching at TCGMN, may have to offer, in terms of a solution.

Detroit Has The Answers

Palladium teams up with creatives from Virtue and Johnny Knoxville of MTV’s Jackass to do some real urban exploration in Detroit. They find some very intriguing stuff.

Linked Hybrid

Steven Holl Architects helps identify new parts to the future of the mixed-use equation

The “New, New Urbanism”

Recently, our innovation squadron has been focusing energy toward the future health and vitality of our cities. We see this as an attempt to solve global problems at local levels. This work has allowed us to make a foray into urban agriculture, creating Minnesota’s first rooftop farming company, Cornerstone Rooftop Farms. Our first farm, located […]

Greensgrow Market

We need to start looking at our cities and how we go about using land and collaborating with owners and users alike in order to take sustainability to a real, meaningful level.

Bombs Away!

Greenaid’s seed bomb gumball machines are beginning to pop up all over The West Coast. Not long before we start seeing them in our new urban ag plan here in MSP!