for George FloydRoad woes continue: Twins shut out 1-0 by Hendricks, CubsMinnesotans remember Bruce Dayton's generosity, business acumenOld Dayton's building downtown just a shadow of its former glorious selfThe development was already drawing visitors this week, and many said they liked it.For many aspiring sophisticates of that era, Dayton's exclusive Oval Room was a chic, mirrored landscape through which they could only drift and dream. Mark Dayton, was the bookish, numbers-oriented analyst among the five Dayton brothers, each of whom received 20 percent of the business after their father's death in 1950. He's pictured in 2002.Starting in the early 1990s, Dayton and his third wife, Ruth Stricker Dayton, began systematically to develop the museum's Chinese art collection, transforming it from a small but distinguished hoard of ancient bronzes and jades into a world-class collection of more than 1,400 items that fill 14 galleries and comprise a virtual museum-within-the-museum.A lifelong art lover, Dayton began collecting early. "It's tough to assign specific roles to the Dayton brothers because they did so many things as a group," said James McComb, a Dayton Hudson executive in the 1960s and '70s. Believed to be the country's longest-serving museum board member, he was described in a New York Times article as "a trustee's trustee" and a "shrewd collector with the taste of a connoisseur. My father started me with a Practica SLR and 50mm lens. But no one told the president.Long-awaited streetside plaza opens along downtown Wayzata waterfrontThe Daytons were innovators, always looking for new retail opportunities. activists saved Milwaukee Avenue's modest homes from teardownBruce Dayton, who died Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, was a legendary benefactor of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, where he was a trustee for 73 years. In China, they provided major financial support to the Shanghai Art Museum and paid for the restoration of a 34-room Ming-dynasty villa from the late 1500s that is now a public museum.Trump, Biden stress jobs as they bring campaigns to MinnesotaMinneapolis to name stretch of Chicago Av. The property was originally much larger, but Bruce Dayton donated much of the estate for the creation of the Wood-Rill Scientific & Natural Area next door.
Bruce Dayton. Walz proposes benchmarks to end Minn. COVID emergencyThey also informally adopted a young Chinese man, Andrew Wang, brought him to the United States after the Communist crackdown at Tiananmen Square in 1989, and supported him through college and graduate school. "Bruce was a great man and a visionary retail and business leader," Cornell said. "I realized that he was a better executive," Bruce Dayton once said of his brother. We must have done something right. Bruce Dayton became the Dayton Hudson Corporation's chairman in 1970. "Dayton, the father of Gov. A few years later, they launched Target, which today has 1,800 stores and nearly 350,000 employees.Low mortgage rates continue to fuel hot Twin Cities housing marketBateman returns to practice with Gophers; awaits clearance to playOver the decades, he has given the Minneapolis museum more than $80 million in capital support, plus helped launch endowments that now total $27.5 million. "Trump, Biden absorb news of Ginsburg death on the flyVoting starts today in Minnesota: A guide to what you need to knowGov. After announcing the gift in a letter, he slipped off to Antigua where he could not be reached for comment.A quiet conservationist, he also donated 110 acres of pristine forest to the state Department of Natural Resources.A memorial service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday at Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Minneapolis.Bruce Dayton also was a legendary benefactor of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, where he was a trustee for 73 years and provided more than $80 million in financial support plus more than 2,000 works of art worth additional millions.Dayton supported many other organizations, including the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Public Library, Guthrie Theater, University of Minnesota's studio arts building, Macalester College in St. Paul and Yale University Art Gallery.For all of his success in business, Dayton was best known in later years for his contributions to the Minneapolis Institute of Art, where he was a trustee for 73 years, from 1942 until his death. I will miss him very much. Minneapolis police activity fell dramatically compared to last year as the department faced multiple challenges.5 simple ways to take the edge off your anxietyHigh numbers of new COVID cases concern Minn. health officialsTarget Chief Executive Brian Cornell said in a statement that the company's employees were saddened by the news of Dayton's death.
"This was all part of his dealing with the public at the retail level" said Robert Jacobsen, the institute's curator emeritus of Asian art, who worked closely with Dayton for more than 20 years.What was the most destructive tornado in Minnesota history?They embraced downtown skyways, helped push for a pedestrian mall on what became the Nicollet Mall and were steadfast supporters of a downtown that remains home to Target's headquarters.