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Poles, Ukrainians, and Lebanese were the dominant settlers of this solid, proud blue-collar neighborhood, which has morphed into the city's richest art zone, home to innovative galleries, big warehouses converted into studio clusters, and, most important of all, plenty of artists, who, this being Minneapolis, live in pleasant frame houses rather than cramped apartments. Thirteenth Avenue is the main drag, where you can find the subtly hip Modern Café and the always-daring, dark-walled Rogue Buddha Gallery, two pioneers in the art-ification of Northeast.

Northeast Features

NEIC and 3Bs--Bikes, Beer, Bread--Are Reinvigorating Northeast Minneapolis' Central Avenue

The Northeast Investment Cooperative is a for-profit group that enables people to collectively buy, renovate, and manage commercial and residential property. NEIC's first project is reinvigorating Central Avenue with tenants that focus on bikes, bread, and beer.

Architect Scott Ervin Launches Norseman: Minneapolis' First Micro-Distillery

Scott Ervin has opened the first micro-distillery in Minneapolis, Norseman Distillery.

Barking Up New Businesses: Four Women Unleash Their Creativity for Canines

The Dish on Heritage Restaurants: Food, Families, Neighborhoods

A look at four heritage restaurants in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, their origin stories, their participation in their neighborhoods, and why their loyal patrons—and new generations of diners—keep coming back.

Hank and His Bus: Catalysts for Changing Architectural Education?

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