75-year-old riverside lab gets facelift

By: Parker Lemke

Measures enacted to combat the Great Recession have revitalized a historic University of Minnesota laboratory born out of a Great Depression-era stimulus program.

Constructed with federal backing under a New Deal public works program in 1938, the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory has officially wrapped up its four-year, $16 million renovation. A $7.1 million National Science Foundation grant covered almost half of the upgrade as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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