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Michael Maidenberg Papers, 1975-2003

Collection Overview

Title: Michael Maidenberg Papers, 1975-2003

ID: OGLMC/1474

Creator: Maidenberg, Michael (1942-)

Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 05/05/2004

Languages: English [eng]


1942-; Publisher of the <cite>Grand Forks Herald</cite> from 1982-2003

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Michael Maidenberg Papers, 1975-2003, consist of materials related to his interest in the economic development of Grand Forks, especially following the 1997 Red River Valley Flood. Most of the material originates from the Downtown Development Commission (DDC), formed in December 1997 to “accommodate, encourage, and assist in the economic, physical, and cultural development” of downtown Grand Forks. The DDC held its final meeting on July 26, 2000, after which it was succeeded by the Downtown Leadership Group. Material related to the DDC includes executive documents, meeting minutes, correspondence, grant and financial information, and subject files.

Miscellaneous materials related to the Re-Imagining Downtown committee, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Grand Forks Greenway are also included.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Michael Maidenberg, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; 2004-2688

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Michael Maidenberg Papers. OGLMC 1474, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in January 2014.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Section 1: Biographical MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Biographical materialAdd to your cart.
Section 2: Pre-1997 FloodAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Grand Forks City (General), 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Dayton-Hudson Shopping Center/Downtown Parking Ramp, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Downtown (General), 1982-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 5: River Forks Plan, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 6: River Forks Plan, 1994Add to your cart.
Section 3: Downtown Development CommissionAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Ordinance Formation and Executive Documents, 1997-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1997-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Downtown Commercial Rehabilitation Grant Program, 1997-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Downtown Design Guidelines, 1990, 1997-1998Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Financial Information (General), 1998-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Grand Forks City Council Update, May 21, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Meeting Minutes, 1997-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Newspaper Clippings, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Parking, 1998-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Project Proposal, One Year Anniversary of the FloodAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Streetscape, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Town Square: (Photocopied Materials from a 1975 Grant Application), 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Town Square, 1999-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Transportation/Mass Transit, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Urban Land Institute, Advisory Services Panel Report, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Miscellaneous DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Section 4: Reimagining DowntownAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Re-Imagining Downtown, May-June 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Re-Imagining Downtown, July-August 1997Add to your cart.
Section 5: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: American Planning Association, National Planning Award Application, 1999Add to your cart.
Folder 26: “Design and Plan of Action to Finance, Design, and Redevelop the City of East Grand Forks,” by the Private/Public Development Practice of EY Kenneth Leventhal, Field Paoli Architects & Planners, August 19, 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Greenway, 1997-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Miscellaneous Maps of Downtown Grand ForksAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: National Trust for Historical Preservation, 1997-1998Add to your cart.
Oversize Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: “Illustrative Downtown and Riverfront Concept” drawing of the proposed Grand Forks/East Grand Forks Greenway, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Notable buildings from downtown Grand ForksAdd to your cart.