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Welcome!

The Corcoran Neighborhood is situated in the heart of south Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is bounded by East Lake Street to the north, East 36th Street to the south, Hiawatha Avenue to the east, and Cedar Avenue to the west. Learn more about the Corcoran Neighborhood on our About page.

Our Mission

The Corcoran Neighborhood Organization (CNO) unites neighbors to strengthen our community. We envision Corcoran as a place that fosters leadership, engagement, and a sense of belonging.



Recent News

Residents discuss proposal to redevelop 2225 East Lake property

Residents discuss proposal to redevelop 2225 East Lake property

On April 3, 2014, Corcoran’s Land Use & Housing Committee hosted a public meeting that included presentations, answering questions and collecting input about the plan to develop the Midtown Farmers Market site at 2225 E Lake Street. Check out these recent press articles about the development plan: - Star Tribune: Proposal to transform LRT stop
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Community Garden Ready for Second Season

Community Garden Ready for Second Season

The Corcoran Community Garden is located at 3301 24th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN (front yard of CenturyLink Property), and is operated collectively by its local, volunteer gardeners in collaboration with the Corcoran Neighborhood Organization (CNO), which holds a lease with property owner CenturyLink. The garden was founded last year with a very successful first season.
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Share Stories & Record History at Free Dinner Event

Share Stories & Record History at Free Dinner Event

Corcoran is full of fascinating people with stories to tell about how they arrived here, how they’ve worked to improve our neighborhood, and how the neighborhood has changed. Folks who grew up here and went to Corcoran School. Others who arrived here from Montreal, and Mexico City, and Mogadishu. Neighbors who fought to stop a
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Support Given for Dual Transitways through Midtown

Support Given for Dual Transitways through Midtown

By Jane St. Clair, Corcoran Liaison to Midtown Greenway Coalition The two year public input process known as the Midtown Corridor Alternative Analysis held its final meeting on February 12th. Led by Metro Transit, the Alternative Analysis (AA) sought to determine the benefits, costs and impacts of creating a transitway in the Midtown Greenway or
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Organize a Better Block

Organize a Better Block

Would you like support door knocking and building relationships with your neighbors? Do you want to implement crime prevention strategies with your neighbors? Would you like to organize a project, event or policy change to improve our neighborhood? Are you concerned about a nearby vacant home or problem property? Request support from your neighborhood organization
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