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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

Corcoran Convenes to Toast Volunteer Leadership

Corcoran Convenes to Toast Volunteer Leadership

Eric Gustafson | CNO staff On Feb. 18 neighbors came to Corcoran Park for the annual Community Awards Dinner. A Fajita Bar was catered by volunteer chef Greg Miller, owner of Corcoran-based Kabomelette mobile kitchen, with food generously donated by Taco Taxi, La Alborada (19th & Lake), La Mexicano (Bloomington & Lake), Seward Co-op, and Cub
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Rehab Coming this Spring to Longtime Vacant House

Rehab Coming this Spring to Longtime Vacant House

Ross Joy  | CNO staff At the November meeting for Corcoran Neighborhood’s Land Use & Housing Committee, representatives from Hennepin County and City of Lakes Community Land Trust (CLCLT) presented a plan to rehab and resell the longtime vacant house at 3201 20th Ave S. Located across E 32nd Street from South High School’s main entrance,
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Seeking Applications: “A Brush With Kindness” for homeowners that need help with maintenance

Seeking Applications: “A Brush With Kindness” for homeowners that need help with maintenance

  Press Release | Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity A Brush With Kindness is a repair & restoration program of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity that serves struggling homeowners who live in the Twin Cities 7 county metro area whose home needs paint, maintenance and general restoration work. Homeowners are eligible if: The home is
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Reality Check: Poor Living Conditions versus New Area Improvements

Reality Check: Poor Living Conditions versus New Area Improvements

Fatima Calderon | Corcoran Neighbor The announcement of redevelopment at 2225 E Lake Street with a new County service center, office space, retail and market-rate housing has caused a stir of mixed feelings for my neighbors and I. Although the new project next to the Lake Street LRT station may have great results in the
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Comment & Community Meeting on plan to develop 2225 East Lake

Comment & Community Meeting on plan to develop 2225 East Lake

Hennepin County plans to purchase and lead redevelopment of the 6.5 acre property at 2225 East Lake Street, currently owned by Minneapolis Public Schools. The first phase of construction, slated to begin in 2015, would build a Hennepin County Family Service Center and County offices, new retail, new housing, and new streets and parking. Two or
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