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You Won't Believe What Your Neighborhood Looked Like Over 50 Years Ago

Southwest Minneapolis has changed remarkably.

Inspired by reader Andy Gifford's great find last week—photographic evidence of the humble beginnings of Curran's Restaurant—I went digging around the Minnesota Historical Society's photographic archives. The changes are striking.

Want more local history and old photos? Check out the Linden Hills History Study Group website.

Genie Fettig February 02, 2013 at 07:26 PM
Wow, one of those pictures is a block from where I grew up...thanks for the article!
James Sanna February 03, 2013 at 03:40 AM
That's awesome! How much difference is there between the photo and your memories of that block?

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