Programs, Projects, and Initiatives

HMC leads and/or supports a wide variety of programs, projects, and initiatives to make the Hamline Midway neighborhood - a more vital, livable, and sustainable urban community.

Neighbors United Funding Collaborative

North Snelling Revitalization Work Group

HMC has convened a work group comprised of residents, city staff, and local business owners to focus efforts on North Snelling Ave (University Avenue to Pierce Butler.) The goals of the work group include:

  • Providing support and resources to current businesses (facade improvement, placemaking, and technical assistance)
  • Identifying vacant businesses and promoting new business on the corridor
  • Highlighting and promoting North Snelling's assets by creating a vision of what North Snelling could be
  • Beautification, public safety, and outreach efforts

Interested in joining? Contact Executive Director Kate Mudge at for more information.

Midway Economic Community

We are an alliance of Midway neighbors, locally owned neighborhood businesses, local government, and other neighborhood groups. We are working to build a supportive community to harness economic vitality, neighborhood upkeep, and job creation and all the other benefits that come from a vibrant neighborhood.

Midway Mingle

Community gatherings to build networks and strengthen Hamline Midway.

Recycle Smart

Saint Paul is partnering on an educational campaign to help reduce contamination in recycling.  The campaign, Recycle Smart, will include advertising on social media, Metro Transit buses, shelters, and Light Rail cars and stations.  Additional information will be shared using a variety of media outlets. Recycling Guide Here

Pollinator Pathways

Pollinator Pathways is a public art and environmental project focused along North Snelling Avenue in the Hamline Midway neighborhood.

The Midway Food & Empowerment Project