This is What Minneapolis Looked Like 100 Years Ago And It May Surprise You

It’s easy to live in the present or even focus on the future in our day to day lives as city dwellers. We have our jobs, our education, our families, and other adventures to pay attention to. Every once and awhile it’s imperative that we remember the history of Minneapolis and how it became the great city we live in today. Below are simply 11 photos of what Minneapolis looked like just over a hundred years ago:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

From now on, when you walk the streets of Minneapolis, we hope you take just a moment to remember what the city was before you lived here, and consider just how wonderful it might become in the future.

If you have any historical photos of the city, we’d love to see them! Tell us what you know of Minneapolis’ history in the comments below.

Want to see more Minneapolis history? Check out These 34 Photos of Minneapolis In The 1930s are Mesmerizing.