All Tours: 11

A walking tour through the Old Highland neighborhood of Minneapolis, focusing on the history behind the homes and original residents.

EXPLORE THE OLDEST NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE CITY • • • The 24 historical sites in this tour (listed below) tell stories of the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood—what was once the town of Saint Anthony Falls—from 1849 through the early twentieth century.…

Red Cedar Lane – an Introduction The story of Red Cedar Lane revolves around John Jager (pronounced YAH- ger) who was born in Slovenia in 1871 and died in Minneapolis in 1959. In 1898, Jager received a degree in architecture from the Vienna…

Lowry Hill has been one the city's most fashionable neighborhoods since the 1880s.

Introduction This tour tells the story of how one of the oldest transportation routes in our region shaped the development of the city, state and nation. Much of the story involves the culture, history and contributions of the Métis people — a…

Buildings in this tour are important to the history of the South Minneapolis African-American neighborhood whose center is the corner of E. 38th St. and 4th Ave. So. We will be adding more buildings soon -- stay tuned.

Tangletown is the colloquial name for what was formally called Washburn Park. This upper-middle class neighborhood of winding streets overlooking Minnehaha Creek was developed beginning in 1886 by milling executive and politician Cadwallader…

The Healy Block is designated as a historic district by the National Register of Historic Places and by the City of Minneapolis. The district, which is composed of the odd side of the 3100 block of 2nd Avenue So. and the contiguous even side of 3100…

The software underlying Minneapolis Historical is designed to contain "tours" -- that is, narrative descriptions and photographs of individual buildings grouped geographically in particular parts of the city. Despite the fact that the spreadsheet…