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Minneapolis – South Neighborhoods

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S Lake St/W France Ave/Lagoon Ave & Lake of Isles NE

The Chain of Lakes in this specific location is: Lake of Isles, Lake Calhoun, and Cedar Lake.  The Kenilworth Trail runs north to south.

  • Minneapolis Chain of Lakes
  • Uptown Art Fair
  • Calhoun Square
  • Common Roots Restaurant
  • Uptown Association
  • Calhoun-Isle Minneapolis Neighborhood Data


38th St E & N 42nd St E/W Chicago Ave/E Cedar Ave

The Bancroft neighborhood was named after an American historian, George Bancroft.

  • Bancroft-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data

Bryn Mawr

N Bassett Creek/NW Theodore Wirth Parkway/S Cedar Lake Park

  • Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Association
  • Bryn Mawr-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data
  • Bryn Mawr Business Association


N Lake St/S 36th St /W Hennepin/E Lyndale

The CARAG neighborhood is the center of uptown Minneapolis. Lake Calhoun beach is walking distance.

  • Calhoun Area Residents Action Group
  • Gigi’s Cafe
  • The Chair Salon
  • Rinata Restaurant
  • City Pages Best Neighborhood Café-Minneapolis Award 2013


NW Cedar Lake/N Kenwood Parkway/W Lake St/S Lake of Isle

  • Kenwood-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data

The Kenwood Restaurant

  • Kenwood Café

Lowry Hill

N Highway 394/ E Highway 94 & Hennepin Ave/S 22nd St

  • Lowry Hill Neighborhood Association
  • The Wedge Co-op
  • Walker Art Center
  • Thomas Lowry Park
  • Bird House Restaurant
  • The Lowry

Powderhorn Park

N Lake St/E Cedar Ave/S 38th St E/W Chicago Ave

The neighborhood Powderhorn Park received its name from Powderhorn Park Lake. The lake is looks like a powder horn.

  • Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association
  • May Day Parade – The Heart of Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
  • May Day Café
  • Midtown Greenway


N Franklin Ave W & E/E Highway 35W/S Lake St W/W Lyndale Ave S

The Whittier neighborhood was named after John Greenleaf Whittier, a poet.

  • Whittier Alliance
  • Whittier-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data
  • Minneapolis Institute of Art
  • Artist in Storefronts
  • Whittier Restaurants


S Lake St/W France Ave/N-E Kenilworth Lagoon & Lake of the Isles


N 38th St E/W Highway 35W/S 42nd St E/E Chicago Ave

The Bryant Neighborhood was named after an American Poet, William Cullen Bryant.

  • Bryant-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data

East Calhoun/ECCO

N Lake St/E Hennepin/SW 36th St/W Lake Calhoun

  • East Calhoun Community Organization


N Highway 94/E Lake St/W Highway 35W/E Hiawatha/S Cedar Ave

The Phillips neighborhood was named after a 19th century abolitionist, Wendell Phillips.

  • Midtown Global Market
  • Midtown Farmers Market
  • Phillip-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data
  • Midtown Phillips Neighborhood Association


Lake St & 36th St E/Cedar Ave & Hiawatha

The neighborhood of Corcoran was named after the founder of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, William W. Corcoran.

  • Corcoran Neighborhood Organization
  • Corcoran-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data


N Lake St/E Highway 35W/Steven Ave/S 36th St/W Lyndale Ave S

The Lyndale neighborhood was named from Lyndale farm.  Honor William S. King had owned the farm and it was named after his father, Rev Lyndon King.

  • Lyndale Neighborhood Association
  • Lyndale-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data
  • Butter Bakery Café


N 36th St/E Hiawatha Ave/S 42nd & 43rd St E/W Cedar Ave

  • Standish-Ericsson Neighborhood Association
  • Standish-Minneapolis Neighborhood Data
  • Kings Wine Bar

Mpls/St. Paul Magazine/City Pages Reader’s Choice Voted Best Wine List & Best Wine Bar – 2010/2011/2012