Minneapolis Warehouse district
Most of the dwellings are indeed old converted warehouses. However, there are many new developments that have been built in recent years. Personally, I am not a huge fan of the brand spanking new condos that are being marketed as lofts. If I am going to live in the Warehouse District, I want exposed brick, massive windows, lots of light and loads of space. There are some incredible buildings that offer such places in both Minneapolis and St. Paul.
While there are several residential
buildings in the "downtown" portion of the warehouse district, I
would dare say that most of the residential condos are on 1st - 3rd
Streets North / South and Washington Avenue. The star on
the map below represents 708 1st St. N, which is the Itasca
Building. 1st Street, both North and South, runs along the
Mississippi and has tons of converted warehouses and factories.
There are not many bars / restaurants within close walking distance of the
(best sushi in town!) is close, the
ACME Comedy Club is on
the 1st floor, and
Cafe & Bar is sort of close, but other than that, you
will need a car to go a few extra blocks to the 50 or more bars and
restaurants on Hennepin Ave, etc.