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Preserve Minneapolis Debuts 2018 Summer Tour Schedule

Via a News Release from Preserve Minneapolis:

Explore Minneapolis history with 27 unique outings to famous and lesser-known city landmarks & communities

Preserve Minneapolis is excited to announce its 2018 summer walking and bus tour schedule. This is the local non-profit organization’s seventh year exploring the city’s architectural and cultural resources with the public.

Join experienced architects and historians as Preserve Minneapolis visits diverse corners of the city’s historic neighborhoods, buildings and landmarks. These guided tours reveal stories of the past that have shaped Minneapolis from its earliest days to the present.

Most tickets are $10 and tours begin Saturday, May 12. Learn more about the tours and reserve a spot at Please contact for additional information.

Saturday 5/12 Healy Block Residential Historic District
Saturday 5/19 Red Cedar Lane and Environs

Saturday 6/2 Minneapolis Skyways
Sunday 6/3  Prince’s Side of the Street: North Minneapolis Landmarks
Tuesday 6/5  Lakewood Cemetery: Creating a Landscape of Memory
Tuesday 6/12  Old Highland
Saturday 6/16  Park Ave Part I: Age of Opulence Along the Golden Mile
Saturday, 6/16 Park Ave Part II: Queen Annes, Classical Revivals & the Stories of Their People
Saturday 6/23  Hennepin Avenue Theater District
Sunday 6/24  Como-Harriet Streetcar Line
Monday 6/25  Tangletown and Minnehaha Creek

Saturday 7/14  North Side Former Synagogues and Neighborhood
Sunday 7/15  Historic East Hennepin
Thursday 7/19  Downtown Minneapolis Riverfront
Saturday 7/21  Housing Discrimination Revealed: A History of Race and Real Estate in Minneapolis (Bus Tour)

Tuesday 8/7  Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
Saturday 8/11 Brew Houses of Lowry Hill East
Sunday 8/12  Old Minneapolis
Saturday 8/18  Warehouse District
Wednesday 8/22  Minnehaha Falls: More than Just a Little Laugh
Saturday 8/25  Welcome to North Minneapolis: Explorations of a Rich Heritage & History (Bus Tour)

Friday 9/7  Downtown Public Art
Saturday 9/8  Milwaukee Avenue Historic District
Sunday 9/9  North Side Crossings: Alleys of the Minneapolis Warehouse Historic District
Sunday 9/16  Prince’s Side of the Street: North Minneapolis Landmarks
Sunday 9/23  Murder and Mayhem: Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery
Saturday 9/29  Nicollet Island

Learn more and register for any tour at

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