2015 marks the third annual update of the Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership’s signature Riverfront Vitality Report. This year’s report tracks several new indicators of riverfront progress, from natural habitat, to construction activity, to public safety.
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! >>
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.
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!
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.