The Fort Road Federation serves as the district council and community development corporation for Saint Paul's 9th District, the West 7th St neighborhood.
LMAP / Monroe School:
A Renewed Community Dialogue
Monday, July 16, 6-8 pm
Palace Rec Center Meeting Room
781 Palace Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102
A facilitated community event to share your experiences with the
school we each hold dear and its neighborhood. Click here for more information.
National Night Out - Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Registering your block's party with the City is so easy! Register today. You can request a visit from police and/or fire vehicles, too.
Safe Summer Nights - Where Police and Community Meet
June 26 at Bridge View School, 360 Colborne
August 2 Palace Rec Center, 791 Palace Ave
West 7th Housing Survey
What kind of housing do you live in and what do you need? The results of the survey will be used in planning future housing opportunities in our neighborhood. Take the survey online (English only) and share it with your neighbors, or download it in:
Print copies can be dropped off at the West 7th Community Center or the Federation office.
Explore the History and Evolution of West 7th Street
West Seventh is a very diverse area. Its buildings include some of the oldest in the city as well as some of the newest. Once an important industrial district and transportation hub, it is now largely residential and commercial. Its population has declined and evolved from the early twentieth century but remains home to a
mixture of middle and working class households.
In cooperation with Macalester College, the Fort Road Federation has created a new and interest look at the History of West 7th Street through a new neighborhood tour, demographic research on the people who have called West 7th Street home, and fascination "Spyglass" technology that let's the user look into a comparison from Old Fort Road to West 7th Street!
2018 High Bridge Maintenance Project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is planning future improvements to Smith Avenue and Dodd Road—Highway 149—in St. Paul, West St. Paul and Mendota Heights, including resurfacing the High Bridge. More...
Highbridge Video Tour
Take a video ride along with a couple of Minnesota Department of Transportation bridge inspectors and get a view of the St. Paul High Bridge that few folks ever get to see on the MnDOT Facebook page. Find out details about future improvements to the bridge at http://bit.ly/1Jie1w
September 10, 2018, 7 p.m.
974 W 7th St.
The Federation's Board of Directors meet the 2nd Monday of each month (there is no meeting in August) to discuss issues and events that impact the community. Meetings are open to the public. Click here for past meeting minutes. For more information: 651-298-5599 or firstname.lastname@example.org
40 Years of Historic Preservation
Check out this new video from the City of Saint Paul.
The Riverview Corridor study focuses on identifying opportunities to
improve mobility and enhance development between downtown St. Paul to MSP International Airport and the Mall of America. A modern streetcar route along West 7th Street has been recommended as the draft locally preferred alternative or "LPA" for creating a new transit connection between downtown Saint Paul, the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America. Click here for more information.
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