Longfellow

Location and General Characteristics

Longfellow neighborhood is located in southeast Minneapolis. The neighborhood is named after Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the famous poet born in 1807. Longfellow neighborhood extends west to Hiawatha Avenue and east to 38 th Avenue. The northern and southern boundaries are 27 th Street and 34 th Street, respectively. The neighborhood is served by the first light-rail transit corridor in Minneapolis; it runs along Hiawatha Avenue. There is a large concentration of multi-family rental housing in Longfellow, and an industrial area stretches along Hiawatha Avenue.

Longfellow Park is located to the south of Longfellow neighborhood. Typical 1920 bungalows surround the park.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011