Resources

2040 City Comprehensive Plan

Airport Noise

Biking

City Services

COVID-19 Resources

  • Links to unemployment benefits, free WiFi, local government resources, online health care, local food shelves, Armatage businesses offering delivery and pick-up services, child care assistance, and more at armatage.org/covid19

For Businesses

Experience Southwest (business association for Southwest Minneapolis businesses)

Great Streets
In 2007, the Minneapolis City Council approved the Community Planning and Economic Development Department’s (CPED) recommendation to cultivate and sustain Minneapolis’ commercial districts through the Great Streets program.

Great Streets Facade Improvement Matching Grants

Other Great Street business programs and grants

Facade Grant recipients in Armatage

2019

2211, 2213 and 2215 West 54th Street received new windows and doors to replace their old and leaking one, improved drainage to eliminate flooding into the businesses and replaced trim as part of their Armatage Business Facade Grant.

2016

Bella Homes

2015

The ANA is proud to announce that two Armatage businesses were awarded Great Streets Facade Grants.

Bellwether Media (now Jump!), at 54th and Penn, provides attractive, accessible and engaging quality-bound books for libraries and classrooms. They used their grant to replace the old and drafty front windows.

Red Wagon Pizza, also at 54th and Penn, used their grant for their new front windows.

Neighborhood business districts are essential elements of any great city. Our neighborhood is no different. Neighborhood businesses provide important goods and services for residents, contribute to high quality urban living, and are critical to the health of the local economy.

Green Living

Below are resources on a variety of sustainability topics. Want to get involved locally? Join our neighborhood Green Team! (Simple send us an email with your interest and we will get you in the loop.)

  • Alliance for Sustainability
    The mission of the Alliance for Sustainability is to bring about personal, organizational and planetary sustainability in ways that are ecologically sound, economically viable, socially just and humane. We bring together citizen, faith, non-profit, government and business leaders to work collaboratively to envision and build sustainable communities. We provide hands-on training and tools for neighborhoods, congregations, schools and businesses to save energy, water and resources while building community, health, wealth and local resilience.
  • City of Minneapolis’s Sustainability Program
  • Cool Planet
    Cool Planet informs and inspires people to be fit, have fun and take action for a healthy and sustainable home, neighborhood and planet.
  • Plastic Bag Ban 2017 FAQ

Energy

    • Citizens Climate Lobby (taking political action to help combat global warming)
    • Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota
      The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) of Minnesota is a nonprofit consumer advocate that represents the interests of residential and small business utility customers across the state. We advocate for affordable and reliable utility service and clean energy.
    • DSIRE (database of clean energy rebates and incentives)
    • Home Energy Guide (and other great energy and $ savings information)
    • Home Energy Squad (winter prep and other energy saving ideas)
    • Minnesota Energy Challenge
      Join the Armatage Neighborhood Team

Solar

Wind


Reduce – Reuse – Recycle


Yard – Gardening – Water (Lakes, Streams)

Home Buyer

Construction & Remodeling

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Neighborhoods 2020

  • Email City Council members and express your support for continued funding of neighborhood organizations such as the ANA.
  • Learn more about the City’s Neighborhoods 2020 initiative to redesign the funding and governance structure that supports Minneapolis’ 70 neighborhood organizations.

New to Armatage

Welcome to Armatage!

If you haven’t gotten your Welcome Bag yet, let us know! We will get one to you quickly.

Ways to Get Connected

There are many ways to meet your neighbors and stay connected with life here in this great neighborhood:

Newsletters & Social Media

Events & Activities

  • Learn more about what is going on and ways to get involved during a monthly association or committee meeting
  • Check out neighborhood events including Food Truck Nights at the park
  • Meet neighbors during one of our regular happy hour events (these are paused for COVID but will hopefully be back soon)
  • Celebrate with those on your block during National Night Out (usually organized by your block leader). Not sure who is your block leader? Contact our Crime Prevention Specialist at Jennifer.Waisanen@minneapolismn.gov to get connected
  • Sign up for an activity at Armatage park! There are activities all year for kids and adults.

City Services


Check out other topics on the Resources page. Have ideas for more information you’d like to see? Let us know!

Safety & Trial Info

  • Links to current street closures, sign up for trial updates, how to report suspicious activity, and find mental health resources for support during this traumatic time at armatage.org/trial

Snow Emergency & Winter Rules

Tenant Resources

  • The Armatage Neighborhood Association! Contact us with your concerns and we will do our best to help you with your issue or concern.
  • Call 3-1-1 if your landlord is unresponsive to your requests or if you have questions about housing codes.
  • HOMELine provides free and confidential legal, organizing, educational and advocacy services to tenants throughout Minnesota.
  • Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid provides advice and legal representation for people with low income, seniors and people with disabilities who are experiencing rental housing issues.
  • HousingLink provides an online listing of affordable rental housing vacancies and waiting list openings in the Metro and throughout Minnesota.
  • Landlord & Tenants: Rights & Responsibilities from the State Attorney General