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Encyclopedia > Neighborhoods of Minneapolis

The city of Minneapolis, Minnesota is officially divided into several communities, each containing multiple neighborhoods. For example, the area typically referred to by locals as "North Minneapolis" is actually the Near North community, which is composed of the Hawthorne, Jordan, Near North, and Willard-Hay neighborhoods. [1] Downtown Minneapolis as viewed from the Stone Arch Bridge Motto: En Avant (French: forward) Nickname: City of Lakes location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Founded 1850s Incorporated 1867 County Hennepin County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor R.T. Rybak (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 142. ...

Most of the neighborhoods in Minneapolis coordinate certain activities under the Neighborhood Revitalization Program [2]. In some cases, two to four neighborhoods act together under a single neighborhood organization. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (751x929, 89 KB) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...


Street directions

About five different regions can defined from street directions in the city. Downtown Minneapolis uses south for street names almost exclusively, except for a portion northwest of Hennepin Avenue (which runs southwest-northeast at this point). On the other side of Hennepin is North Minneapolis, which extends north from downtown along the west bank of the Mississippi River (in strict geographic terms, this is the northwest portion of the city). Near downtown, this is often called the Warehouse District. This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... A compass rose with South highlighted South is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... A compass rose with Northwest highlighted Northwest is the ordinal direction halfway between West and North on a compass. ... A compass rose with Southwest highlighted The terms southwest and south west, can refer to: Southwest, the ordinal direction halfway between south and west, the opposite of northeast The Southwest United States Southwest, Western Australia Southwest Airlines The Southwest Biosphere Reserve in Australia; see List of Biosphere Reserves in Australia... Northeast is the ordinal direction halfway between north and east. ... Compass rose with north highlighted and at top North is one of the four cardinal directions, specifically the direction that, in Western culture, is treated as the primary direction: north is used (explicitly or implicitly) to define all other directions; the (visual) top edges of maps usually correspond to the... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... This page is about the river in the United States; there is also a Canadian Mississippi River (Ontario). ...

East of the river and north of Hennepin Avenue is Northeast Minneapolis. There remains a wedge of the city that is both northeast of the river (it angles southeast as it flows past downtown) and south of Hennepin Avenue, known as Southeast Minneapolis. Geographically, much of Southeast is northeast of downtown, and some businesses physically in that area call themselves part of "Nordeast." A compass rose with east highlighted East is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... The Falls of St Anthony, 1908 Northeast Minneapolis is the oldest section of Minneapolis, Minnesota and is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River just across from the heart of downtown Minneapolis. ...

South Minneapolis can be considered as basically everything in downtown and south, although common usage is somewhat different. Nicollet Avenue runs straight north-south after it exits downtown, and serves as a dividing line for streets that run east-west. Streets that run north-south in this region are generally named and labeled "Avenue South," and roads that run perpendicular are labeled "East nth" or "West nth" Street (with some exceptions, most notably Lake Street and Lagoon Avenue, which take the place of 30th Street). Much of the western half is said to be Uptown, and the eastern portion also includes Phillips. View of Nicollet Mall from the skyway Nicollet Mall is the portion of Nicollet Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Along with Hennepin Avenue, it forms the cultural and commercial heart of the city. ... Lake Street in Minneapolis is located between 29th and 31st Streets south. ... Uptown is a neighborhood in southwestern Minneapolis, Minnesota. ...

Official neighborhoods

Official Neighborhoods
Armatage [3] Audubon Park Bancroft [4] Beltrami [5]
Bottineau Bryant Bryn Mawr [6] CARAG [7]
Cedar-Isles-Dean [8] Cedar-Riverside Central Cleveland
Columbia Park [9] Corcoran [10] Diamond Lake [11] Downtown East [12]
Downtown West [13] East Calhoun [14] East Harriet East Isles
East Phillips Elliot Park [15] Field [16] Folwell [17]
Fuller Tangletown Fulton [18] Hale [19] Harrison [20]
Hawthorne [21] Holland Jordan Kenny [22]
Kenwood Kingfield [23] Lind-Bohanon [24] Linden Hills [25]
Logan Park Longfellow [26] Loring Park [27] Lowry Hill
Lowry Hill East [28] Lyndale [29] Lynnhurst [30] Marcy-Holmes [31]
Marshall Terrace McKinley [32] Midtown Phillips Near North [33]
Nicollet Island-East Bank [34] Nokomis East [35] North Loop [36] Northeast Park
Northrop [37] Page [38] Powderhorn Park [39] Prospect Park
Regina [40] Seward Sheridan [41] Shingle Creek
Southeast Como [42] St. Anthony East St. Anthony West [43] Standish-Ericsson [44]
Stevens Square [45] Sumner-Glenwood Ventura Village [46] Victory [47]
Waite Park [48] Webber-Camden West Calhoun West Phillips
Whittier [49] Willard-Hay [50] Windom Windom Park [51]
Cooper Howe Hiawatha

Minneapolis Communities (Consist of 4-13 of the above neighborhoods each) Its location in Minneapolis Located in the southwest corner of the city, Armatage neighborhood is bounded on the north by 54th Street West, on the east by Logan Avenue South, and on the south and west by the city limits at Highway 62 and Xerxes Avenue South. ... Carag is a neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis is commonly referred to as the West Bank. ... The Central neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota is located south of the downtown region of the city. ... The Diamond Lake Neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota is bounded by Diamond Lake Road and 55th Street on the north, Cedar Avenue on the east, 62nd Street on the south and Interstate 35W on the west. ... East Calhoun is a Neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... East Isles is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Elliot Park is a neighborhood in Minneapolis, MN. It is bordered on the north by the Downtown West and Downtown East neighborhoods, on the west by Loring Park, on the east by Cedar/Riverside, and on the south by Phillips. ... The Holland Neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota is located in the northeast of Minneapolis, between Central AVE NE and University AVE NE, and between approximately 17th and 27th AVE NE. The Holland Neighborhood Improvement Association is located at 2516 Central Avenue NE, Mpls, MN 55418. ... Bordering neighborhoods are Seward to the North, Cooper to the East, and Howe to the South, and Corcoran and East Phillips to the West. ... Loring Park is a city park on the southwest corner of downtown Minneapolis. ... A beautiful neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Lowry Hill East is a neighborhood in western Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota is nestled between the central business district and the Mississippi River. ... Minneapolis, Minnesotas Powderhorn Park neighborhood is located approximately three miles south of downtown and is bordered by East Lake Street to the north, Cedar Avenue to the east, East 38th Street to the south, and Chicago Avenue to the west. ... Prospect Park is a historic neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota near the University of Minnesota, bounded by the Mississippi River, the City of Saint Paul, Minnesota, railroad tracks to the north of University Avenue, and the University of Minnesotas Stadium Village area. ... The Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis, U.S., is geographicly southeast of downtown and defined by the triangle of land bordered by Hiawatha Avenue to the west, Lake Street to the south, and the Mississippi River to the east. ... The Victory neighborhood is located within the Camden community of Minneapolis. ... The Webber-Camden neighborhood in located in the Camden community of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... West Calhoun is a neighborhood of the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Whittier Whittier is a diverse neighborhood in Minneapolis rich in restaurants, coffee shops and Asian stores, especially along Nicollet and Lyndale Avenues. ... The Windom neighborhood is located in the Minneapolis Southwest community. ... The Cooper neighborhood resides along West shore of the Mississippi River in South Minneapolis. ... The Howe neighborhood is bordered by the Cooper and Longfellow neighborhoods to the North, Corcoran and Standish to the West, Hiawatha to the South, and the Mississippi River to the East. ... Bordered by Howe to the North, the Mississippi River to the East, Minnehaha Park and Minnehaha neighborhood to the South, and Ericsson and Standish to the West. ...

Bordering neighborhoods are Seward to the North, Cooper to the East, and Howe to the South, and Corcoran and East Phillips to the West. ... The Southwest community consists of the following neighborhoods: Linden Hills, East Harriet, King Field, Fulton, Lyndhurst, Tangletown, Armatage, Kenny, and Windom. ... Calhoun-Isles is one of the official communities (a grouping of several official neighborhoods) of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Central neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota is located south of the downtown region of the city. ...

Business districts and unofficial regions

Some areas of the city are more commonly known by locally established nicknames, many of which are predominantly business districts. One such place is Dinkytown, near the University. To the southwest of Downtown is Uptown, which is loosely defined as the area around the Uptown Theater near the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and Lake Street, and features a large number of restaurants, bars, and independently owned businesses. A new neighborhood is also being planned for the University of Minnesota region, including the Stadium Village area around the former University Stadium. Dinkytown, USA (also known as just Dinkytown) is a neighborhood in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... Uptown is a neighborhood in southwestern Minneapolis, Minnesota. ...

External links

  • Minneapolis Planning for Community Revitalization Web Site

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