The November Business Forum featured guest speakers Collin Barr, Chair of the Minneapolis Downtown Council and Downtown Improvement District, and and Mikkel Beckmen, the Director of the Office to End Homelessness. This forum provided an overview of the 2025 Plan, and the...Read More
The next EDC Business Forum is scheduled for Thursday, December 19, at the Guthrie Theater. Registration, lunch and networking starts at 11:30 a.m., with presentations starting at Noon. This month’s forum is titled “Envisioning Downtown Minneapolis in 2025 Part Two:...Read More
Envisioning Downtown Minneapolis in 2025 - Part One: Downtown Community Date and Time: Thursday, November 21, 11:30 a.m. registration, lunch and networking. Noon-1:00 p.m., guest presentations. Location: The Normandy Inn Hotel, 405 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN...Read More
Becoming a member is simple and affordable ranging from only $50 a year for restaurants to $600 a year for businesses who want to fulfill a greater leadership role in the development of our district.
The East Downtown Council (EDC) has served the Downtown East and Elliot Park neighborhoods Minneapolis since 1979 and is poised to be a key advocate and connection to important leaders and resources in the City of Minneapolis.
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.
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.