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Neighborhoods: Downtown East/West (General)

These two neighborhoods are bunched together as they all make up the Minneapolis CBD.

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You seen this one before...but I couldn't help it! It was in the morning, and it looks pretty neat to me.
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You seen this one before...but I cou…
 
You get 5 points if you can name these all.
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You get 5 points if you can name the…
 
Yeah, Minneapolis still has core parking lots, even surrounded by towers. A few rag-tag building remain on this block along 2nd Avenue.
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Yeah, Minneapolis still has core par…
 
Work underway for the LRT line going through downtown Minneapolis.
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Work underway for the LRT line going…
 
Window washers on the Radisson Hotel.
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Window washers on the Radisson Hotel…
 
While most of the Minneapolis towers group together, Target Plaza moved a few blocks down Nicollet Mall for some solitude. Unfortunately, it opts to stay out of most skyline shots as a result.
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While most of the Minneapolis towers…
 
Wells Fargo, IDS, One Financial Plaza, and Soo Line, dusk shot.
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Wells Fargo, IDS, One Financial Plaz…
 
Wells Fargo shines over the streetscape as night hits Minneapolis.
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Wells Fargo shines over the streetsc…
 
Wells Fargo and IDS from Marquette. U.S. Bank is reflected off of the IDS facade (near bottom).
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Wells Fargo and IDS from Marquette. …
 
Water fountains and tall buildings...downtown Minneapolis.
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Water fountains and tall buildings..…
 
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Waiting for an LRT that never comes...well, not really. Just standing at the station.
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Waiting for an LRT that never comes.…
 
Unfortunately, the bane of Minneapolis, seen here (in the exact center) surrounds downtown. It's really unfortunate, since it's not pretty, no matter what view you take.
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Unfortunately, the bane of Minneapol…
 
U.S. Bank Place and Pillsbury Center, night view.
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U.S. Bank Place and Pillsbury Center…
 
U.S. Bank Place and American Express, at night.
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U.S. Bank Place and American Express…
 
U.S. Bank among neighbors Pillsbury and the Hennepin County Government Center.
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U.S. Bank among neighbors Pillsbury …
 
U.S. Bancorp, IDS, and Wells Fargo stand over Marquette Avenue.
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U.S. Bancorp, IDS, and Wells Fargo s…
 
Tracks under construction, Fifth Avenue.
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Tracks under construction, Fifth Ave…
 
Towering upward, this says Minneapolis all over.
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Towering upward, this says Minneapol…
 
Title Insurance Building.
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Title Insurance Building.
 
This is what I call the northern skyline. The smaller, yet tall towers that head away from the center of the Minneapolis CBD, inching towards the river. Most are condo towers, but we got Reliastar tucked in there nicely.
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This is what I call the northern sky…
 
This is walking along Hennepin Ave., giving you an idea of the people. It's not exactly the nicest place in the city. It's usually loud, sleazy, and definitely not a place to bring your kids. That's just my opinion, though.
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This is walking along Hennepin Ave.,…
 
This is the parking lot next to the 5th St. Towers. The Minneapolis Library in the background is no longer the library; it is moving into a new building designed by Cesar Pelli in a couple of years.
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This is the parking lot next to the …