Above the Falls

Above the Falls
What's missing from the Upper Harbor Terminal environmental review

We're anticipating several key Minneapolis city council votes on the Upper Harbor Terminal development project this fall. Next up is the project's environmental review. Here's what we think is missing from this report and how this important, mile-long riverfront redevelopment in North Minneapolis could be better.  >>

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Annual park rankings highlight racial and economic disparities

St. Paul and Minneapolis are known to have some of the country's best urban park systems. But how well do they deliver equitable park access to all residents?  >>

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Minneapolis agrees to environmental review before key UHT vote

Community advocates recently secured a big victory: Minneapolis leaders committed to an environmental review of its riverfront Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment plan before voting on the project.  >>

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MinnPost: UHT plan elicits mixed reactions

A recent MinnPost article about the Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment in North Minneapolis highlights the wide range of opinions among residents who have been closely involved in the project. Many of them share our concern: Will this project really deliver equity for Northsiders?  >>

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Minneapolis: Don't skip environmental review!

With 48 acres of city-owned riverfront, the Upper Harbor Terminal site in North Minneapolis presents a rare opportunity for equitable, creative, transformative community development. Unfortunately, the city's plan falls short of this potential.

Tell the city not to approve the plan before conducting an environmental review. >>

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Action Alert: Share your comments on Minneapolis' Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment plan [CLOSED]

Minneapolis is seeking comments on the Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment plan. Learn why we have concerns about the plan, and submit your comments >

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Upper Harbor Terminal virtual workshop

Join us on Thursday, January 7, 2021 from 5-6 pm for an overview of the Upper Harbor Terminal project on the North Minneapolis riverfront.

FMR's team will explain what the city's redevelopment proposal is, share why we're concerned about the project, and recommend ways to share your comments with the city as the project is under public review in the coming weeks. >>

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Join us for a virtual UHT workshop!

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