You can see the steps we've taken to acknowledge what happened at 38th & Chicago and plan for its future.
Response. Recovery. Rebuilding.
Response. Recovery. Rebuilding.
May 25, 2020

An event that changed the world

  • George Perry Floyd was murdered at the intersection of 38th & Chicago in Minneapolis.
  • A police officer was charged with murder.
  • The event changed the world.
  • The City of Minneapolis began its journey of responding, recovering and rebuilding.
2020 response
2021 recovery

Recovery and healing


  • The murder trial of MPD officer Derek Chauvin ran from March 8 through April 20.
  • We prepared and implemented a security plan to keep the City safe.
  • Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Perry Floyd.


  • We began a phased reconnection of 38th & Chicago on June 3.
  • The Agape Movement led the effort, with support from the City.



The George Floyd Global Memorial (GFGM) works to preserve the living memorial.  


The 38th Street THRIVE Strategic Development Plan is completed and signed by the Mayor.  It lays out the community's wishes for economic vibrancy, creative identity, affordability, resilience, and partnership.

2022 - 2023 rebuilding

Plans, projects, engagement

Steps in the rebuilding process

We're working to:

  • Engage the community
  • Adjust plans
  • Implement plans

Current community engagement activity


Contact us

Alexander Kado

Office of Public Service





City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 301M
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday