We recently took the Minneapolis Warehouse District Walking Tour with Preserve Minneapolis. Located just west of Hennepin Avenue in Downtown, the North Loop Warehouse District is Minnesota’s largest commercial historic district. We began at the Truss bridge on Washington Avenue with guide Rolf Anderson.
The North Loop area served as the city’s warehouse and wholesaling district during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, expanding when Minneapolis became a major distribution and jobbing center for the upper Midwest.
Out of all the interesting things we learned, what stood out the most for me were these wood pavers: