Creating a vibrant and inclusive Downtown Minneapolis

Chameleon Shoppes is an initiative that helps connect local small businesses with retail space in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

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Chameleon’s mission is to connect, incubate, and accelerate BIPOC and women entrepreneurs as part of a movement to create a vibrant and inclusive Downtown Minneapolis.

Chameleon Consortium connects local small businesses with retail space in the heart of downtown Minneapolis through events, short-term pop-ups, and long-term shops. Downtown shoppers can currently find seven shops up and down Nicollet, with an eighth shop opening in June 2023!

With a bold, bright and brilliant collection of vendors, you’ll be sure to find that perfect gift for someone special or a perfectly wonderful treat for yourself. You’ll also be doing good in the world by supporting local women- and BIPOC-owned businesses.

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643 5th St. N. Minneapolis, MN 55401




“The biggest thing is the access point. The fact that we are here in Gaviidae Common downtown Minneapolis powered by Chameleon, that alone is amazing.”

Satiya Amporful, Uniquely Global

"Thank you all so much for helping me achieve my life long dream. Forever grateful."

Shalawn Randall, B'Youtique

"There's not a lot of spaces that encompass and support BIPOC artists and creatives and so to be able to do that downtown, and share that, is such a powerful gift."

Cara Deanes, Roho Collective

“I had no idea one day we would have a storefront, so that is just really incredible. … I’ll never forget this moment.”

Bella Lam, Coconut Whisk Cafe

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