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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 Weigh-In on 2225 East Lake Development

Residents Weigh-In on 2225 East Lake Development

Almost 150 people turned out April 3 to hear about proposed plans by Hennepin County to purchase and redevelop 2225 East Lake, the 6.5 acre property between the Lake Street light rail station and the YWCA. Since that time, the County has convened 2 working groups of government staff, development practitioners, and local residents to
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Community Events Recap: Aug & Sept

Community Events Recap: Aug & Sept

On August 20th, CNO hosted an informational workshop with local gardening expert Marcus Larson. Corcoran neighbors stopped by the Corcoran Community Garden (3301 34th Ave S) to walk through the green space, and learn a few tips. Now that growing season is mostly over, Marcus recommended “topping” or cutting off the top vertical stem of
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Update from Corcoran Park

Update from Corcoran Park

By: Eric Silva Brenneman Do you have a talent or skill you’re willing to show and tell in the neighborhood? Do you have five or more people you know that would sign up to take a class of yours? Corcoran Park is ALWAYS interested in more programming from Corcoran residents. Call or stop by if you
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Tenants’ Council Established to Advance Housing Improvements

Tenants’ Council Established to Advance Housing Improvements

On September 11, apartment resident leaders in Corcoran voted to formalize our neighborhood’s tenant organizing efforts into an open Tenants’ Council, or La junta de inquilinos. All renters in Corcoran are encouraged to attend. The group will discuss shared concerns and organize a united front of families taking leadership actions to ensure our neighborhood’s housing
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Corcoran CleanSweep is back!

Corcoran CleanSweep is back!

Volunteer to haul away alley junk with neighbors on Sept. 20! CNO’s CleanSweep event helps residents dispose of non-hazardous junk that cannot be reused, sold, or given away. Residents may leave materials at their alley on the evening of Friday, September 19, marked “for CleanSweep.” Volunteers will then collect and haul items to the Southside
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