Collaborations with The Minnesota Historian

September 12, 2022

Meet the falls that eventually became parking lots and warehouses, and learn about the lesser-traveled ones that are diminished, but still remain.

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September 6, 2022

Streetcars served Minneapolis for nearly 75 years before buses took over as the main form of mass transportation. In this article, Biber focuses on the Oak-Harriet and Bryant-Penn lines.

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August 23, 2022

Rediscovering the forgotten lakes, ponds, and marshes that once dotted the City of Lakes.

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August 9, 2022

Years ago, off the south shore of Bde Maka Ska, the summer cottage was the big idea. First planned in the early 1880s, the idea of the Cottage City neighborhood became a reality by 1883.

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August 3, 2022

You've seen Bassett Creek on Google Maps, but the 'truculent little river' was hidden deep below Minneapolis streets over 100 years ago.

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July 20, 2022

In this series, we will explore the many streetcar lines that ran through Southwest Minneapolis. Let's begin with the Como-Harriet Line.

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June 6, 2022

Who the hell is William Penn, and why'd he get his own avenue?

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