His proposal includes $25 million to rebuild Nicollet Mall downtown and $8.5 million toward renovations at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Also included in Dayton’s proposal is $25 million toward a future Southwest Corridor light rail line that would run from Eden Prairie to downtown Minneapolis.
Nicollet Mall was the city’s No. 1 request for bonding money. Downtown businesses say the Mall’s granite pavers are cracking and require millions to repair.