riverfront vitality

Top ten tax-generating developments along the Minneapolis riverfront

Property tax revenue is among the measures of our success in revitalizing the Minneapolis riverfront. But who are the biggest property tax-paying developments along the riverfront? They’re a mix of residential and commercial projects.  Mainly downtown, but a few surprises. And (truly, for once), you’ll probably never guess who’s at #1. Let’s meet them! >>

Historic Resources of the Upper River

The Central Riverfront is well known for its historic resources: the Stone Arch Bridge, the historic flour mills. But what about the Upper River? We’ve found a few historic resources to keep an eye on as redevelopment unfolds – and no doubt this is just the beginning.

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Parks of Minneapolis’ Upper Riverfront

In recent years, more and more of Minneapolis’ Upper River has transitioned to be parkland.  But what are these new parks?  Take a quick tour of the parks of the Upper Mississippi River with us!


Ranger Kathy at Meeker Island Dam (Credit - MNRRA)

The National Park Service introduces kids and their families to the Mississippi River

While Minneapolis may have a park running through the city’s core, it has varying degrees of use by area residents. MRP took a few minutes with Dave Wiggins, Supervisory Park Ranger at the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area to learn more about programs that engage youth and their families in Minneapolis’ national treasure.

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FRIDAY 5:30-8:30, Ole Olson Park: 3rd annual RIVERFRONT FEST, now w/ BOAT BALLET! What's a boat ballet?? Watch! https://t.co/qZ93tzpmsk
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Jack McTigue, 2014 Mississippi Minute Film Fest winner, on the Film Fest and his other work! http://t.co/apqMxiH8mB http://t.co/aduwvHKsZ6
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RT @T2_P2: Wonderful show last night with Superintendent Jayne Miller of @MplsParkBoard and @Mpls_Riverfront at @OpenBookMN http://t.co/GFH
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PSSST: PASS IT ON! This coming Friday 7/31 is Riverfront Fest, right over at Ole Olson Park (by the Park Board HQ), featuring the first-ever Twin Cities Boat Ballet: no tutus! Event info below, including a video glimpse of what a "boat ballet" might look like! ... See MoreSee Less

3rd Annual Riverfront Fest and Boat Ballet!

July 31, 2015, 5:30pm - July 31, 2015, 8:30pm

Orvin "Ole" Olson Park

Join neighbors and friends for the third annual Riverfront Fest at Ole Olson Park (free, map at tinyurl.com/ppy8lsl)! FOOD TRUCKS, including Anchor Fish & Chips, El Taco Riendo, Scratch Food ...

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