Cooper neighborhood is located in Minneapolis’ Longfellow Community. Its boundaries are 38th Avenue South, the Mississippi River, the 27th street railroad tracks, and 34th Street East. The neighborhood is named after James Fenimore Cooper, an American novelist born in 1789. Mostly a residential district on the southeast side of Minneapolis, Cooper’s main commercial strip is Lake Street.Click to Read More
Because of its placement along the banks of the Mississippi River, Cooper is rich with parkland. The Mississippi River Gorge and St. Anthony Falls here are protected landscapes. With its wide streets and tree-lined avenues, Cooper is a quiet, congenial place to live.