Maps serving the Near North Neighborhood
These maps provide needed information for residents and community organizations in the Near North Neighborhood of Grand Forks, North Dakota.
These maps were designed by UND Geography 471 students in the Fall 2011 semester based on neighborhood needs identified by residents and community organizations during meetings throughout the semester.
To access the maps, click on the link or the smaller image of the map.
Mapping the Near North Neighborhood is a partnership between the UND Geography Department, the UND Center for Community Engagement, and the City of Grand Forks Urban Development Department. Financial support was provided by the Center for Community Engagement.
This particular 36 by 27 inch wall-size map highlights capital improvements resulting from grants given by the Knight Foundation. The map includes brief descriptions of the locations.
The map was designed by UND undergraduates and graduates: Derek Elioff, Laura Harmon, and Bruce Muller.
This 10 page booklet specifically highlights houses with improved front porches thanks to money from the Knight Foundation.
The map was designed by UND graduate: Prosper Gbolo.
This one sided 8.5 by 11 inch map highlights the services opportunities in and near the North North Neighborhood.
The map was designed by UND undergraduates: Amber Boll, Tom Hutchens, and Tanner Lundby.
This map is a tri-fold brochure serving as a guide to local services in the neighborhood. It is meant to showcase the attractiveness of the neighborhood as a good place to live.
This map was designed by Marcus Wax during Summer 2012 as a new version of the original map that was created during the Fall 2011 course which is shown below.
The map below was designed by UND undergraduates: Korey Southerland, Marcus Wax, Roger Quinn, and Ashley Osborne.
This one sided 8.5 by 11 inch map highlights the distribution of rental and owner-occupied residential property and their conditions.
The map was designed by UND undergraduates: Jeremy Bancroft, Nicholas Plese, and Dustin Seher.
This one sided 8.5 by 11 inch map is a tool for people with challenged mobility and parents with baby strollers. It indicates the quality of sidewalks street corner ramps for use by people using wheelchairs and strollers.
The map was designed by UND undergraduates: Ernest McCoy, Casey Rosen, and Taylor Teske.