Maps & Tours

The Marcy-Holmes neighborhood is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River. The neighborhood lies across the Mississippi River from downtown. The University of Minnesota forms its east boundary, and the west border of the neighborhood is the East Hennepin/Central Avenue commercial area. To the north the railroad tracks form a boundary and to the south, the Mississippi River. 35W bisects the neighborhood.

Neighborhood Boundaries Map

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Hiding in Plain Sight Audio History Tours - new!

Tour Marcy-Holmes history with your smartphone or from your home! Our “Hiding in Plain Sight” Mobile History Tour is available at Minneapolis Historical or via the free app for iPhone or Android .

Twenty-seven Marcy-Holmes friends and neighbors narrate the tour and share their thoughts about historic sites mentioned in Penny Petersen’s book “Hiding in Plain Sight: Minneapolis’ First Neighborhood.” This project made possible with a grant from MN Historical Society.

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Fun Neighborhood Map & Tours

* These are neighbor-designed tours of the Marcy-Holmes neighborhood, Minneapolis' oldest. We've created them using the online navigational tool at EveryTrail.com:

    If you're on your home computer or your smart device, go to EveryTrail.com and search for Marcy-Holmes to see the list of tours. (You can also download the free EveryTrail mobile app for your smartphone at EveryTrail.com.)
    When you open one of the tours, a quick slideshow will give you an overview. You can stop and close the slideshow at anytime, then click on the map to see various points of interest and plan your route.

Fifth Street Historic District

District Description
District Map

St. Anthony Falls Historic District

District Description
District Map

University of MN Greek Letter Chapter Houses Historic District

District Description
District Map

City Pan & Zoom Bike Map

Link to city bike map: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/bicycles/maps/pan/index.htm

Musings 

A Marcy-Holmes resident's everyday discoveries in SE Minneapolis : http://bridgenumber9.com