River – Longfellow

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River – Longfellow

Named after the great poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, this neighborhood has a lot to write home about. Bordering the Mississippi river, Longfellow was nicknamed ‘the neighborhood by the falls’ after its famous landmark, Minnehaha Falls. But raging water isn’t all it’s got. The Longfellow area 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, check out the Longfellow area to see everything that inspired its namesake.



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



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