Leaders to Tour Bassett Creek Valley Redevelopment Site
Monday, 18 June 2012 10:34
You may have heard of the Harrison Neighborhood in North Minneapolis. It’s a wonderfully diverse place, where 71% of the residents are people of color. It is surrounded by natural assets, just west of downtown Minneapolis and east of beautiful Wirth Park. Yet 37% of the neighborhood lives in poverty, more than double the rate of the rest of the city.
Harrison Neighborhood residents worked for over a decade to develop a community plan for the redevelopment of one of the few tracts of land that can be developed near downtown. The plan was officially adopted by the City in 2008, and would provide the following:
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