St Paul Challenge

by Bradley Hansen | Feb 26, 2013
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Summary:

Here is a great Idea!
This would bring people to the city, which would help to promote business and taxes.
Would help to grow and promote more residences wanting to live in St Paul and visit!
Create a healthier environment and great family past time.
St Paul Challenge
Build a walking/running/biking trail around the city that starts and finish same place.
The trail should cover historical, business and special landmarks around the city!
Then build cool fancy seating every ½ mile or so. Have sponsors names on the benches.
Make up land markers, directions signs and special makers all over with information about St Paul and its history!
Then to top it off; Do a contest with a big cash prizes and have the people build some type of art sculptures. The winners will have their sculptors displayed all over the trails next to the benches. The city creates the rules on what type of sculptors are to be built. You could change up the sculptors every year to make the trails stay interesting and keep the excitement going!

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About You

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Bradley

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Hansen

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Hennepin County

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United States, MN

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Your idea

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St Paul Challenge

Give us the highlights of your idea for making Saint Paul great (2,000 characters maximum or approx. 250 words)

Here is a great Idea!
This would bring people to the city, which would help to promote business and taxes.
Would help to grow and promote more residences wanting to live in St Paul and visit!
Create a healthier environment and great family past time.
St Paul Challenge
Build a walking/running/biking trail around the city that starts and finish same place.
The trail should cover historical, business and special landmarks around the city!
Then build cool fancy seating every ½ mile or so. Have sponsors names on the benches.
Make up land markers, directions signs and special makers all over with information about St Paul and its history!
Then to top it off; Do a contest with a big cash prizes and have the people build some type of art sculptures. The winners will have their sculptors displayed all over the trails next to the benches. The city creates the rules on what type of sculptors are to be built. You could change up the sculptors every year to make the trails stay interesting and keep the excitement going!

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Innovation

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What makes your idea different or unexpected? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

Do a contest with a big cash prizes and have the people build some type of art sculptures. The winners will have their sculptors displayed all over the trails next to the benches. The city creates the rules on what type of sculptors are to be built. You could change up the sculptors every year to make the trails stay interesting and keep the excitement going!

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How will your idea make a difference in Saint Paul? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

This would bring people to the city, which would help to promote business and taxes.
Would help to grow and promote more residences wanting to live in St Paul and visit!
Create a healthier environment and great family past time.

Would help express how wonderful St Paul is plus educate young and old about the history of the city. By displaying the markers with historical valuable information would be a great asset towards education and growth!

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Why do you think people will recognize or remember your idea after it comes to life? How might it inspire others to do something similar in their community? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

You could change up the sculptors every year to make the trails stay interesting and keep the excitement going! This has been done in other cities so why not ours! It has proven to draw tourism and generate commerce!

Lola Tenessee said: There could be a lot of challenges that we could encounter but as long as we have the ability to be positive we could do that. - Lindsay ... about this Competition Entry. - 2639 days ago read more >

Bradley Hansen updated this Competition Entry. - 2886 days ago

Bradley Hansen submitted this idea. - 2886 days ago