"Serving the Downtown East and Elliot Park Business Community since 1979."

Vikings Stadium Updates

As you know, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) in partnership with the Minnesota Vikings is building a new, multi-purpose stadium on the site of the Metrodome.  Mortenson/Thor is overseeing construction and will provide community construction updates on a regular basis.

MMPS Construction Update 11-27-13
MMPS Construction Update 12-09-13
MMPS Construction Update 01-23-14
MMPS Construction Update 01-28-14
MMPS Construction Update 01-30-14
MMPS Construction Update 02-13-14
MMPS Construction Update 02-21-14
MMPS Construction Update 03-13-14


Downtown East

One of the two neighborhoods that comprise the East Downtown Council is Downtown East. The neighborhood is bound in the north by the Mississippi River, in the west by Portland Avenue South, in the east by Interstate 35W and in the south by Fifth Street South. Learn more about this section of downtown from the Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhood Association.

Elliot Park

Within the East Downtown Council service area is the Elliot Park neighborhood. Elliot Park is bounded on the north by Fifth Street South, on the east by I-35W, on the south by I-94 and on the west by Fifth Avenue South. Learn more from the neighborhood organization, Elliot Park Neighborhood Inc.

East Downtown Council Photos

Minnesota Multipurpose Stadium Construction Activity Update 01-23-14

As you know, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) in partnership with the...

Minnesota Multipurpose Stadium Construction Update 11-27-13

Dear Neighbor, As you know, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) in...

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