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Lowry Avenue Strategic Plan

The Lowry Avenue Strategic Plan: An Update to the Lowry Avenue Corridor Plan is a small area plan that resulted from the initiative of the five neighborhoods that border on Lowry Avenue in north Minneapolis—the Cleveland, Folwell, Hawthorne, Jordan and McKinley neighborhoods. The plan was funded by neighborhood NRP monies and a City of Minneapolis Great Streets grant.  It was created under the project management of City of Minneapolis staff, with consultant services provided by Cuningham Group, Biko Associates, and Donjek.

The plan builds on an earlier plan, the 2002 Lowry Avenue Corridor Plan, in two ways. It sharpens the vision for Lowry Avenue established in the 2002 plan. And it offers a set of implementation strategies to further the goals of the plan in areas such as fostering new development and strengthening business districts.

The plan was completed following a multifaceted community and stakeholder engagement process. It was adopted by the Minneapolis City Council on December 17, 2010, and by the Metropolitan Council on April 19, 2011. It can be viewed by clicking on the chapter headings below.

Land Use and Development Guidance
Economic Development

For more information contact:

Jim Voll, Principal City Planner
Minneapolis Department of Community Planning & Economic Development, Long Range Planning Division
105 5th Avenue South, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612-673-3887; Fax: 612-673-2728

Last updated Jun 10, 2014



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