Location and General Characteristics
Fulton neighborhood in the southwest corner of Minneapolis borders the suburb of Edina. It's bound on the north by 47 th Street West, on the east by Penn Avenue South, on the south by 54 th Street West and on the west by France Avenue South. Lake Harriet sits in Fulton's northeast corner and Minnehaha Creek runs through it. The neighborhood takes its name from Robert Fulton, the engineer and artist who invented the steamboat in the 19th century. Fulton is bisected by 50 th Street West, a busy thoroughfare with a commercial district that extends well into Edina. A largely residential neighborhood, houses were built here mostly in the 1920s and 1930s.
Pershing Park in the Fulton neighborhood has many recreational facilities including a soccer field and tennis courts
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011