University Avenue, the proposed route of the Central Corridor light rail line, has a colorful past that is still evolving. We wanted to know how the light rail line might impact University Avenue yet again, so we visited different points along the route to find the answer.
Residents in this Minneapolis neighborhood say Central Corridor isn't that big a deal compared to the construction of Interstate 94 in the 1960s.
The automobile still rules on University Avenue, but it may one day have to share the street with trains — yet again.
University Avenue has a history as an entertainment destination and a gathering place that changes with the times.
The east end of University Avenue reflects the rich cultural diversity of the people who live and work here, and give this section of the avenue its distinct character.
Renowned Minnesota photographer Wing Young Huie is working on a new installation highlighting life along University Ave. "The Language of Urbanism: A Six-Mile Photographic Inquiry," will be complete in 2010.
A history of the Rondo neighborhood, excerpt of a documentary produced by Twin Cities Public Television. Narrated by historian Hy Berman. Copyright 1991, used with permission.
Photographer Bill Alkofer took a photo of every storefront on the north side of University Ave. between Rice and Dale Streets.