The Falls Initiative

JOIN THE CONVERSATION TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE UPPER LOCK

WINTER 2020-2021

Engage With Us

Friends of the Falls welcomes its new partnership with NACDI, and with it, the opportunity to build authentic, long-term relationships with First Nations people.

SPRING 2021

Shared Values

We discuss people’s connection to the site, the factors that have shaped this place and shared values to guide the project.

SUMMER 2021

Project Scenarios

Through community meetings, digital engagement and design charettes, we initiate a community conversation about priorities and program opportunities.

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Engagement Opportunities

  • Take Survey

    Share your initial feedback as we begin the conversation to shape the future Upper Lock. Your goals,...

    March 1 - December 1

Voices of the Falls

Media Coverage

Letter to the Editor: Friends of the Falls

By Mark Andrew | March 10, 2021 Written in response to ‘Feds find no takers for mothballed Mississippi River lock in Minneapolis’. To the Editor: So the Army Corps of…
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