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RIVERFRONT
headlines

News that impacts the riverfront.
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People prepare for change along Lowry Ave.

Star Tribune; January 21, 2017


North neighborhoods tops for hot housing markets

Star Tribune; January 9, 2017


Terminal team recommendations coming in January

Finance & Commerce; December 30, 2016


Alatus riverfront condo tower is delayed by trial

Star Tribune; December 29, 2016


No bids for Scherer site

Star Tribune; December 24, 2016


Northern Metal catches fire

Star Tribune; December 20, 2016


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RIVERFRONT
activities

Activities from partners.
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01/24

Transforming the Lock

The Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock in Minneapolis closed to navigation in 2015. Help identify ways to improve access to the lock, provide a rich visitor experience at the site, and connect the lock to the surrounding riverfront.

01/31

UHT & Upper River and Northside Park Projects Open House

All are welcome to join this public monthly meeting to continue the discussion about equity, engagement and what’s happening on the upper river.

RIVERFRONT
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Updates from MRP.
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The river in winter - With every January comes the dawn of a new year, and time for looking at things in a new light. Perhaps that’s true this year more than most. When we look at the Mississippi River in the spring, summer and fall, it’s easy to see the way the river comes to life. The water flows downstream, the green of the ...
Our gathering to #preservethefalls - More than three dozen hardy souls braved the elements on a clear but cold Minneapolis December afternoon to show support for preserving St. Anthony Falls and to demonstrate opposition to a proposal by Crown Hydro to divert water to generate a relatively small amount of electric power. And here's what you can do to help stop the project.
The Upper Harbor attraction - At our recent RiverMatters conference, we invited panelists James Vos and Peter Hendee Brown to discuss the Upper Harbor Terminal project and riverfront redevelopment in general. Vos, who has worked in commercial real estate for 30 years, is a principal with CRESA Minneapolis, while Brown is an architect, planner, and development consultant focusing on public-private development projects. We also took questions from ...
Northern Metal: The present and future - The Northern Metal recycling location at 2800 Pacific St. N. in Minneapolis has been in the news recently because of complaints, then legal action regarding pollution standards. We sat down with Kathleen Boe, the Executive Director of the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership, to discuss the issues around Northern Metal and explore future plans for the riverfront.