Above the Falls

FMR opposes Upper Harbor Terminal plan, calls for more community engagement
The Minneapolis Upper Harbor Terminal site is key to improving the North Minneapolis riverfront. Done correctly, the redevelopment of this city-owned site can better connect residents with the river... Read More
Action Alert: Deny the Upper Harbor Terminal Concept Plan [CLOSED]
The City of Minneapolis is moving quickly to advance the proposed Upper Harbor Terminal Concept Plan along 1 mile of riverfront in Northside Minneapolis. The plan allows private interests to take the... Read More
Mpls. Park Board & Graco near settlement over East Bank Trail
The Minneapolis Park Board and Graco Inc. are nearing a settlement on a long-time lawsuit over the East Bank Trail between Graco and the Mississippi River near Hall's Island.  >>
A map showing the former Scherer Brothers site and the parcel Graco may purchase from the park board.
North and Northeast Minneapolis outdoor meal sites
A tour of Minneapolis sites north of St. Anthony Falls where you can eat your lunch and watch the Mississippi wend downriver.
View of downtown Minneapolis from Ole Olson Park in N Mpls
Renderings of new riverfront concert venue, parks and housing in N Mpls released
After more than two and a half years of community engagement, draft plans for the redevelopment of a mile-long riverfront site in North Minneapolis were revealed mid-August.  The draft calls for a... Read More
A rendering of the proposed Upper Harbor Terminal Community Performing Arts Center
West Broadway Open Streets
Friends of the Mississippi River is excited to once again be a part of West Broadway Open Streets in North Minneapolis. Stop by our table!
Upper Harbor Terminal community input meeting
Join FMR staff at one of the upcoming Upper Harbor Terminal community input meetings. Learn about the draft redevelopment plan, ask questions and provide input.
Minneapolis's Upper Harbor Terminal redevelopment site.


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