Imagine Canal Park is a new initiative with the goal to make that area a spot for residents and not just tourists.

In June, Duluth received a grant from the Knight Foundation to look at ways to further engage and create a common public space for residents to increase social interaction and connect with their city.

The goals are to:

  • To increase usage of Canal Park year-round.
  • To determine the best activities and programming that help to connect citizens of different backgrounds.
  • To create common pedestrian oriented gathering spaces that build social capital and connections between people.

The city has set a series of public events and input sessions planned for this week. Fox 21