What Did These Hopkins Landmarks Used to Be? (Part IV)

Share your best guesses and then check back to find out the answers.

Hopkins is going through some monumental changes. From apartments rising in the downtown to a growing park in the Blake Road Corridor, the character of the city is changing rapidly.

With the city undergoing so much transformation, Patch invites you to take a look back into the past and see if you can remember what some of the current landmarks used to be.

Here are the answers to yesterday’s questions.

Pizza Lucé

  • Pizza Lucé bought the site of the old Bakers Square, which was previously a Poppin Fresh, and started serving customers in August 2010.

Hopkins Honda

  • Hopkins Honda has been a part has been a part of the community for more than three decades. The dealership bought the former Knox Lumber location at Fifth Street South and Excelsior Boulevard and moved there in 2005.


  • Hennepin County Public Works once occupied the site where the Supervalu distribution center now sits. Since Supervalu wanted land for a new distribution center, the city negotiated a deal in which Supervalu vacated its north annex, paving the way for the Cargill Corporate campus, according to the Economic Development Association of Minnesota.

Thanks for sharing your guesses over the past few days. If there’s a site you’d like to know more about, feel free to mention it in the comments section below.

Corinne April 26, 2013 at 04:46 PM
Old Red Owl office/warehouse location.


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