Linden Hills, Minneapolis

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Linden Hills
Neighborhood
Location of Linden Hills within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Location of Linden Hills within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
City Minneapolis
Community Southwest
Area[1]
 • Total 1.393 sq mi (3.61 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 7,564
 • Density 5,400/sq mi (2,100/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55410, 55416
Area code(s) 612

Linden Hills is a neighborhood in the Southwest community of Minneapolis. It is bordered to the north by Lake Calhoun and West 36th Street, to the east by Lake Harriet and William Berry Parkway, to the south by West 47th Street, and to the west by France Avenue.

According to the 2000 U.S. Census, there were 7,370 people in the neighborhood, of whom 94% were white, 1% were black, 0.5% were Native American, 2% were Asian American/Pacific Islander, and 2.5% were other/two or more races.

The Lake Harriet Bandshell is located on the lakeshore on the eastern edge of the neighborhood. The current bandshell, constructed in 1985, is a fifth-generation music venue on the lake. The first two were destroyed by fire, the third was destroyed by a wind storm, and the fourth was demolished in 1985. The main platform and carbarn of the Como-Harriet Streetcar Line are also located in the neighborhood, near West 42nd Street and Queen Avenue.

Former Minneapolis Fire Department Station 28 (now a restaurant and offices) is in the commercial area of the neighborhood, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

The neighborhood's commercial corridor, centering around Upton Avenue and 43rd Street, was constructed along the Como-Harriet streetcar line in the 1920s, and is today home to many shops and dining establishments, including Creative Kidstuff, one of the first Great Harvest franchises,[3] Heartfelt Craft Studio, Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Café, Wild Rumpus Bookstore, the Zumbro Café, Naviya's Thai Bistro, Dunn Brothers Coffee and Tilia.

The Linden Hills area was featured in a scene of the 1996 film Jingle All The Way.

Southwest High School is located at the southern edge of the neighborhood on West 47th Street between Abbott and Chowen Avenues.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 8,220
1990 7,678 −6.6%
2000 7,370 −4.0%
2010 7,564 2.6%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Linden Hills neighborhood in Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN), 55408, 55409, 55410, 55416 detailed profile". City-Data. 2011. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 
  2. ^ "Minneapolis Neighborhood Profile: Linden Hills" (PDF). Minnesota Compass. October 2011. Retrieved 2013-11-14. 
  3. ^ "Great Harvest Minneapolis". Retrieved June 16, 2011. 

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