Dinkytown is located just a block north of the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis. Centered at 14th Avenue Southeast and 4th Street Southeast, the area is home to a variety of businesses and housing options. The neighborhoods surrounding Dinkytown have become a popular place for student housing. Though there are several theories, the origin of the area’s name is uncertain.
Jul. 15, 2015
The designation won’t include height restrictions like in some other historic neighborhoods.
Jul. 10, 2015

The designation will apply to buildings built during the Streetcar Era.

Jul. 08, 2015
Cars are illegally parking in a new Dinkytown bike line, forcing bicyclists into traffic.
May. 07, 2015
Some businesses are increasing security, but others aren't reporting small thefts, which police say doesn't solve the issue.
May. 06, 2015
If a four-block area is deemed historic, it could impose rules for how shops may renovate.
Apr. 23, 2015
The campus hotspot would be insulated from development if it's labeled a historic district.
Mar. 25, 2015
A 7-year-old website has been giving visitors bad information.
Feb. 26, 2015
University-area businesses attempt expansion with mixed success
Feb. 25, 2015
The organization hopes to include 80 percent of area businesses.
Feb. 17, 2015
Jersey Mike’s is set to open by early April below the Marshall.
Feb. 11, 2015
Local neighborhood and business associations made $180,000 in requests from the two pools of money.
Dec. 10, 2014
Contractors and crews work through the winter to meet project deadlines.
Dec. 08, 2014
A bike lane would displace some parking, but Minneapolis could add 50 spots.
Dec. 08, 2014
Ward 3 councilman Jacob Frey first took office in January and has started to tackle many issues in Minneapolis.
Nov. 25, 2014
More than 100 people turned out to a “Dinkytown Reunion” on Sunday, with many calling for the area to be deemed historic.


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