Stevens Square-Loring Heights
Location and general characteristics
Stevens Square-Loring Heights neighborhood is located south of Minneapolis’ downtown. Interstates 35W and 94 make up the eastern and northern borders respectively. Lyndale Avenue bounds the neighborhood on the west and Franklin Avenue West defines the south. Stevens Square was named in honor of Col. John Stevens, an influential early settler in Minneapolis. The area of Loring Heights
Apartment buildings such as this were built in Stevens Square by 1912 to house downtown white-collar workers.