Objects in Mirror

Cruise down University Avenue

Posted at 8:28 AM on May 29, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

"Back in the late 19th century, the Twin Cities business community wanted to build one of the grandest boulevards in the world, one that would rival the Champs-Elysees in Paris." - from Laura Yuen's report, The car culture

How many of us would trade the history and flavor of University Ave. for something more grand?

Explore MPR's University Ave: A work in progress. Head to this map on the project page

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to discover photos and stories and share your commentaries, memories and photos of the avenue, or discuss the impact and future plans for the neighborhoods that call it home.

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