Ward 8 is a vibrant and culturally diverse collection of communities located in the south central area of Minneapolis. Its neighborhoods include Central, Powderhorn, Bryant, Bancroft, Field, Regina, Northrop, and Kingfield. Residents are active and involved in their neighborhood associations, block clubs, schools and parks.
The 8th Ward is bordered on the north by Lake Street, home to the Midtown Exchange and a variety of small thriving businesses. It boasts the successful local business district of 48th and Chicago. Institutions serving community within the 8th Ward include Pillsbury House and Pillsbury House Theatre, Sabathani Community Center, as well as many congregations and faith-based organizations.
Issues facing the 8th Ward include transportation planning, reconstruction of I-35W, economic development on Lake Street, 38th Street, Chicago Avenue and Nicollet Avenue, property taxes, community building, crime and safety, and youth development.
Community Office Hours
Council Member Glidden is available to meet with residents every Monday morning, 9-11 am, at:
Sabathani Community Center
310 E 38th Street, Room 129.
Call (612) 673-2208 for an appointment or just drop by!
Your questions and comments are always welcome. If you would like to meet with Elizabeth at another location within the 8th Ward or at city hall, please call her and the 8th Ward team at (612) 673-2208.
- Andrea Jenkins, 8th Ward Policy Aide
- Jennifer White, 8th Ward Associate
8th Ward Links
Public Library: Hosmer Public Library
Last updated May. 7, 2012