One of Minnesota's premiere retail destinations -- and most distinguished addresses -- is 50th and France in Edina. I've been there a couple of times and so, when the city invited me to do a walking tour there with a live Facebook video feed, I knew a little of what I was getting into.
We found a lot of things going on that were very nice and that didn't surprise me. With a critical set of eyes, we also identified a lot that could be done to make the place even better, some that were hiding in plain sight. It was fun to share and see people react to places they've maybe grown too used to.
The tour starts on the top of a parking ramp -- a free parking ramp -- and I think get's better and better as we go.
(Top photo by Bobak Ha'Eri)