River – Longfellow

Inspirational Beauty

River – Longfellow

Named after the great poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, this neighborhood has a lot to write home about. Located in Southeast Minneapolis and bordering the Mississippi river, Longfellow is nicknamed ‘the neighborhood by the falls’ because of its famous landmark, Minnehaha Falls. But raging water isn’t all it’s got. Longfellow also boasts charming residential streets, neighborhood restaurants and the historic Riverview movie theater. If you’re looking for a quaint area with natural beauty and access to everything you want, check out Longfellow and see everything that inspired its namesake.



  • The Longfellow neighborhood is named after Henry Wadsworth Longfellow who wrote the famous poem ‘The Song of Hiawatha.’
  • The Riverview Theater is one of the only single-screen movie theaters in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Tickets are typically $2-3 per movie.
  • Minnehaha Park has 167 acres of land and includes Minnehaha Creek and Minnehaha Falls.
  • St. Anthony Falls is the only major waterfall on the upper Mississippi River.
  • The ‘Hiawatha Avenue Mural’ is painted on the side of a grain elevator and is one of Minneapolis’ most notable pieces of public artwork.



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