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Ward 2 - Cam Gordon

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Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2202
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West Bank / Cedar Riverside Neighborhood

Council Member Gordon’s Cedar Riverside Office Hours:

First Tuesdays 9:30-11:00am
Hard Times Cafe, 1821 Riverside Ave

The Cedar-Riverside neighborhood is named after the intersection of the two main avenues of the neighborhood, Cedar and Riverside. The neighborhood is triangular-shaped with three definitive boundaries: the Mississippi River on the east side, Interstate 94 on the south side, and Interstate 35W on the west side. Cedar-Riverside’s history is nearly as old as Minneapolis'. In the late 1890s, the neighborhood was known as "Snoose Boulevard," with a thriving community of Scandinavian immigrants, many of whom worked in the milling and lumber industries on the Mississippi River. In the 1960s and 1970s, Snoose Boulevard turned from a quaint neighborhood to a beehive of hippies, intellectuals, actors, artists and musicians. Presently, the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood boasts the largest community of immigrants in the Twin Cities, continuing a long history of ethnic and cultural diversity.

Neighborhood Profile (includes Census data)

Identifying Features

Neighborhood Group

West Bank Community Coalition
Osman Ahmed, Board Chair

Business Association

West Bank Business Association (WBBA)

Community Developers

West Bank Community Development Corporation
1808 Riverside Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Phone Number: (612) 673-0477
Fax Number: (612) 673-0379
Email: info@wbcdc.org

City Contacts

Police Precinct: 1

CPED Planning Team:

Housing Inspections: Paul Meyers, (612) 673-5851

Park Board Commissioner: Scott Vreeland, svreeland@minneapolisparks.org, (612) 230-6443

Upcoming/Ongoing Developments

For monthly reports on issues of importance to neighborhoods, please go to the Reports and Newsletters page.

Nonprofit/Arts/Educational Organizations

Last updated Feb 8, 2017

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