Location and General Characteristics
Beltrami neighborhood is in the Northeast community of Minneapolis. It is bound on the north by Broadway Street NE, on the east by Interstate 35W, on the south by Hennepin Avenue East and on the west by Central Avenue NE and Harrison Street NE. Located within the neighborhood is Beltrami Park, which has a playground, bocci courts, soccer and softball fields, tennis courts, a sand volleyball court and a basketball court. Beltrami neighborhood and park are named after Giacomo Constantino Beltrami, an early 19th century Italian jurist, scholar and explorer. As with other neighborhoods in northeast Minneapolis, many artists have set up studios in Beltrami. Large tracts of industrial land cover the southwestern part of the neighborhood, while the remaining land is dedicated to single-family dwellings interspersed with low-rise multifamily buildings.
The bocci ball court in Beltrami Park. Adults enjoy lounging at the picnic tables or playing a game of bocci on the sand courts, while children play in the nearby playground.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011