Bryant, Minneapolis

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Bryant
Neighborhood
These signs, designed by Judy Anderson, welcome visitors to Bryant Neighborhood
These signs, designed by Judy Anderson, welcome visitors to Bryant Neighborhood
Location of Bryant within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Location of Bryant within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
City Minneapolis
Community Powderhorn
Area[1]
 • Total 0.298 sq mi (0.77 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 2,833
 • Density 9,500/sq mi (3,700/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55407, 55409
Area code(s) 612
Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 2,695
1990 2,789 3.5%
2000 2,789 0.0%
2010 2,833 1.6%

Bryant Neighborhood's boundaries are East 38th Street to the north, Chicago Avenue to the east, East 42nd Street to the south, and Interstate 35W to the west.

The neighborhood was named for William Cullen Bryant, an American poet who lived from 1794 to 1878.

The City of Minneapolis incorporated the neighborhood in 1887, and by 1930 it was fully developed. Today it is a residential neighborhood with mostly single-family dwellings. In 2000, is population was 2,789. Phelps Park, which is located within its boundaries, is home to a large Boys and Girls Club.

The Bryant Unity Development Garden (BUD Garden), is located at East 40th Street and 3rd Avenue South, on land owned by Saint Leonard's of Port Maurice Catholic Church. It was founded in 1994 by Bryant Residents Judy Anderson, local artist, and Sharon Parker, local artist, writer and editor. In 1997, Mixed Blood Theater Company produced a play called In the Garden..., which was performed at Phelps Park. The play, written by local playwright Syl Jones, was based on interviews of neighborhood residents and was centered around the BUD Garden as a source of community restoration.

Bryant Neighborhood is located entirely within the bounds of Minnesota Senate District 61-B. It is in the 5th Precinct of the 8th Ward.

Noted residents include Civil Rights Lawyer Larry Blackwell. Coordinates: 44°55′52″N 93°16′11″W / 44.9311°N 93.2697°W / 44.9311; -93.2697[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bryant neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN), 55407, 55409 detailed profile". City-Data. 2011. Retrieved 20113-11-12.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Minneapolis Neighborhood Profile: Bryant" (PDF). Minnesota Compass. October 2011. Retrieved 2013-11-12. 
  3. ^ Bryant, Minneapolis, MN. Google Earth. Retrieved 2011-03-09.

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