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Corcoran Neighborhood

Corcoran Neighborhood

Corcoran is a neighborhood within the Powderhorn community in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The neighborhood is bordered by Longfellow and Howe neighborhoods to the east, Phillips to the north, Powderhorn Park to the west and Standish to the south. Its official boundaries are East Lake Street to the north, Hiawatha Avenue to the east, East 36th Street to the south, and Cedar Avenue to the west.

Corcoran is home to Minneapolis South High School.

The seasonal Midtown Farmers’ Market, a project of the Corcoran Neighborhood Organization, operates weekly on a site in the neighborhood. Coordinates: 44.9425°N 93.2407°W

The Corcoran neighborhood is known for its public art and strong sense of community among neighbors.

Corcoran neighborhood is situated in the heart of south Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is bounded by East Lake Street to the north, East 36th Street to the south, Hiawatha Avenue to the east, and Cedar Avenue to the west.

Today
Corcoran is a mainly residential neighborhood – more than 60 percent of the land is used for single-family residences. The light-rail stop at Lake Street gives the neighborhood an easy connection to Downtown and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

History
Corcoran neighborhood is named after the elementary school that was located in the area.

References:

“Corcoran, Minneapolis” │ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corcoran,_Minneapolis

“About the Neighborhood” │ https://www.corcoranneighborhood.org/about_the_neighborhood

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