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Share the River Nordeast

Join in on an evening of community, canoeing and ice cream! Stop by anytime between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. for a free introductory canoe ride on the Mississippi River, then grab some free ice cream and check out the other activities at MWMO’s Stormwater Park and Learning Center.


Upper Harbor Terminal Community Open House

The general goal will be to discuss the riverfront destination, public realm, programming and public space amenities before the team plans to bring forward conceptual design drafts in July.


Online Upper Harbor Terminal Survey

For those who are unable to attend a planning session or open house, the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is also hosting an online survey to gather input about constituents’ interests in the Upper Harbor Terminal site.
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News that impacts the riverfront.
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Updates from MRP.
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Share your river story - It’s such a beautiful time of year on the river, and we want to celebrate the return of green to the Minneapolis riverfront! As we have brought you the stories of those who have their vision for the Mississippi River, their story of the river’s history, now we want you to tell us — how do you touch the river? How does ...
Tales from the Underground: Presentation and Q&A - At our RiverMatters panel discussion in April, Tales from the Underground, we had three invited guests talk about redeveloping contaminated soil in Minneapolis and across the state. If you missed the presentation or are interested in learning more, you can download the presentation below. Pictured: Natalie Brown of Minnesota Brownfields, D’Angelos Svenkeson of Thor Development, Mary Sands of Barr Engineering and MRP’s Kathleen Boe. ...
Tom Meyer’s Vision for the River - Tom Meyer’s desk has a view of St. Anthony Falls that commands your gaze, that grabs you and makes you pay attention. From eight stories up, above the Mill City Museum, it’s a sprawling look at the entire Central Riverfront, one which Meyer used to have to explore abandoned ruins to see. An architect by trade and founding principal of ...