Priority Projects

Priority Projects were identified through the MR|DI based on feasibility, importance to the overall RiverFirst Vision and community input. Extensive concepts of five of them are featured in the RiverFirst Vision; three of these are currently undergoing schematic design or feasibility under the leadership of the Minneapolis Park Board, while the remaining two are in the discovery phase. Three additional Projects have been identified as meeting the RiverFirst Project Criteria and are also in pre-development or schematic design. Read More>


Visionary Projects

Concepts for three large-scale, long-term Visionary Projects were also produced in the Vision. Read More>


Identifying New Projects

RiverFirst is a vision, as well as a set of design principles for parks-based urban development. As such, there is potential in the short- and long-term for additional projects to fit under the RiverFirst standard.