Goals and highlights

The Upper Harbor redevelopment brings new opportunities to North Minneapolis.


Upper Harbor Terminal with Minneapolis skyline



The Upper Harbor redevelopment will:

  • Achieve equitable development principles
  • Include a first-class regional park
  • Offer a significant riverfront-oriented destination
  • Provide high quality, community-benefiting private development
  • Reflect the history of the site
  • Incorporate high-quality design
  • Showcase "green", sustainable approaches and features
  • Feel unique to this specific place


Rendering of the redeveloped riverfront with people on a large patio overlooking the river.



We're bringing many exciting benefits and features to North Minneapolis, including:

  • A 20-acre riverfront park
  • Affordable rental and ownership housing affordable for current residents
  • 300 living wage jobs
  • A Health & Wellness Hub
  • A Community Performing Arts Center 
People at community meeting.

Values and priorities

We engaged North Minneapolis residents to define the values and priorities for the Upper Harbor redevelopment.

Contact us

Hilary Holmes

Community Planning & Economic Development






Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 320
Minneapolis, MN 55415