South Side African-American Neighborhood

Tour curated by: Deebaa Sirdar and Chip Gehring; Edited by Richard L. Kronick

Buildings in this tour are in and closely related to the South Minneapolis African-American neighborhood that is centered around the corner of E. 38th St. and 4th Ave. So.

Locations for Tour

Hosmer Library was built in 1913 during a period of rapid immigration into Minneapolis. The library was used often by students from Central High School, one block away, which opened in 1916. (Central High was closed and mostly demolished in 1982;…