Hawthorne

Location and General Characteristics

The Hawthorne neighborhood is named after the American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, born in 1804. Hawthorne is located in north Minneapolis in the city's Near North community. The neighborhood is bounded by the Mississippi River on the east and Emerson Avenue on the west; Broadway Avenue is the southern extent and Lowry Avenue is the neighborhood's northern boundary. Hawthorne is mostly a residential neighborhood with single-family houses.

Hawthorne Gateway is located in Farview Park. The work of Norman Andersen and Katherine Schaefer, this artwork's shape is based on a tower that used to stand on the park's hill. Large copper animals are perched atop the tower's columns.

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011