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Minneapolis Calhoun-Isle Community
Neighborhood Boundary Signs

Bryn Mawr CARAG Cedar-Isles-Dean East Isles ECCO Kenwood Lowry Hill Lowry Hill East West Calhoun

Minneapolis Calhoun-Isle Community

Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Sign   Bryn-Mawr (Die-cut Sign)

Bryn-Mawr is named after the Bryn-Mawr Elementary School, which means big hill in the Welsh language. Several early residents of the area moved in from Bryn-Mawr, Pennsylvania. This sign features a very elegant die-cut design.

Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Sign   Bryn-Mawr (Steel Sign)

This is an older silk-screened sign for the Bryn-Mawr neighborhood.

CARAG Neighborhood Sign   CARAG

The CARAG neighborhood is named after its local neighborhood group, the Calhoun Area Residents Action Group.

Cedar-Isles-Dean Neighborhood Sign   Cedar-Isles-Dean

Cedar-Isles-Dean is named after three features of this neighborhood, Cedar Lake, Lake of the Isles, and Dean Parkway. The parkway is named in honor of A. J. Dean, who donated land for the construction of the parkway.

East Isles Neighborhood Sign   East Isles

The East Isles neighborhood takes its name from its geographical location on the east side of the Lake of the Isles. The lake is named for its two small islands.

ECCO Neighborhood Sign   ECCO

ECCO, also known as East Calhoun, is named after its community organization, the East Calhoun Community Organization. The neighborhood is located on the east shore of Lake Calhoun. Lake Calhoun is named in honor of John Calhoun, Vice President of the United States under Presidents Adams and Jackson.

Kenwood Neighborhood Sign   Kenwood

The Kenwood neighborhood took its name from the real estate company that developed the neighborhood. The Mary Tyler Moore house is located in Kenwood. This neighborhood is not signed as of the summer of 2010.

Lowry Hill Neighborhood Sign   Lowry Hill

Lowry Hill is named after the hill it is located on and around. Lowry Hill is named for Thomas Lowry, one of the developers and an early resident of the neighborhood.

Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Sign   Lowry Hill East

The Lowry Hill East neighborhood, commonly called "The Wedge", is named after Thomas Lowry. The neighborhood took its name from its location on the east side of Lowry Hill.

West Calhoun Neighborhood Sign   West Calhoun

West Calhoun is named for its location on the western shore of Lake Calhoun. The lake is named after John Calhoun, the 7th Vice President of the US. This neighborhood is not signed as of the summer of 2010.

Uptown Area Sign   Uptown

Uptown is the name given to the area along Lake Street near Hennepin Avenue and west to Lake Calhoun. While Uptown is well known, it not an official Minneapolis neighborhood.

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