Local Places

Corcoran neighborhood is filled with many special places, landmarks, and institutions. Here are a few you should visit:

 

Midtown Farmers Market

Enjoy freshly prepared food while you fill your bag with produce, meats and cheeses from local farms, browse the wares of local artists, and enjoy the entertainment. Open hours: Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m. (May–October), and Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (June–October).

Southwest corner of Hiawatha Ave & Lake Street
Phone: 612-724-7457 (same as CNO)
Email: info@midtownfarmersmarket.org
Website: http://midtownfarmersmarket.org/

 

Corcoran Park & Recreation Center

3334 20th Avenue South
Phone: 612-370-4919
Email: corcoran@minneapolisparks.org
Website: https://www.minneapolisparks.org/parks__destinations/parks_and_lakes/corcoran_park/

 

South High School

9th through 12th grades with an enrollment of 1921 students in 2015, the largest high school in Minneapolis.  Academic focus areas include All Nations (citywide program), Liberal Arts, and Open (citywide program).

3131 19th Avenue South
Phone: 612-668-4300
Email: south.high@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: http://south.mpls.k12.mn.us/

 

MPS Adult Basic Education, South Campus

2225 East Lake Street
Phone: 612-668-3800
Email: mpsabe@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: http://abe.mpls.k12.mn.us/

 

Midtown YWCA

2121 East Lake Street
Phone: 612-215-4333
Website: https://www.ywcampls.org/locations/midtown_ywca/

 

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly

1845 East Lake Street
Phone: 612-746-0753
Email: info@littlebrothersmn.org
Website: http://www.littlebrothersmn.org/

 

METRO Blue Line, Lake Street / Midtown Station

2310 Lake Street East
Service is provided 24-hours a day. See time schedule here.
Website: http://www.metrotransit.org/lake-street-station

 

 

Nearby Places

 

Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery

The oldest existing cemetery in Minneapolis with the first burial in 1853 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The cemetery is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, from April 15 th to October 15 th. You may schedule an appointment to visit the cemetery during other times by contacting the City of Minneapolis’ Division of Public Works at (612) 729-8484. Movies are occasionally screened in the cemetery as organized by Friends of the Cemetery and Trylon Microcinema.

2945 Cedar Avenue South
Website: http://www.friendsofthecemetery.org/

 

Midtown Greenway

The Midtown Greenway is a 5.5-mile long former railroad corridor in south Minneapolis with bicycling and walking trails. The nearest entrances to the Midtown Greenway from Corcoran neighborhood are at 21st Ave South meeting East 28th Street, or at 18th Ave South near East 29th Street.

Website: http://midtowngreenway.org/about-the-greenway/

 

East Lake Library

Open hours: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; and, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. on Sundays. Language collections include Somali and Spanish in addition to computers and meeting rooms. Volunteer and support the library through Friends of the East Lake Library.

2727 East Lake Street
Phone: 612-543-8425
Website: http://www.hclib.org/about/locations/east-lake/

 

Folwell School, Performing Arts Magnet

Kindergarten through 8th grade with an arts integration plan. School hours are from 8:40 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

3611 20th Avenue South
Phone: 612-668-4550
Email: folwell@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: http://folwell.mpls.k12.mn.us/

 

Powderhorn Park & Recreation Center

3400 15th Avenue South
Phone: 612-370-4960
Email: powderhorn@minneapolisparks.org
Website: https://www.minneapolisparks.org/parks__destinations/parks_and_lakes/powderhorn_park/

 

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