Location and General Characteristics
Windom is located in southwest Minneapolis. It is bordered by Lyndale Avenue S, Highway 121, Diamond Lake Road, 54 th St W, Interstate 35W and Highway 62. This highway is also at the southern city limit. Like its elementary school, Windom neighborhood was named after William Windom. Windom served from the mid- to late-1800s as a United States senator from Minnesota and as secretary of the treasury. The southern portion of the neighborhood houses a sizeable industrial area, about 15 percent of the neighborhood's land.
Windom South Community Center is located in the building of Windom Open Elementary School, a magnet school in south Minneapolis.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011