Downtown West is in the Central Community of Minneapolis. Its borders are Mississippi River to 12th Street and from Third Avenue North, Washington Avenue North and Hennepin Avenue to Portland Avenue, Fifth Street South and Fifth Avenue South. Though little of this neighborhood is residential, the proportion is growing steadily. Downtown West is at the center of the bustling Minneapolis metropolitan, with many office towers, busy malls and shopping centers, fine dining and theaters.Click to Read More
Downtown West is home to the Nicollet Mall, with retail stores and restaurants, and to Minnesota Orchestra. Hennepin Avenue offers entertainment and dining in the form of theaters and restaurants interspersed with cafes and shops. With many of the city's financial and corporate entities based here, Downtown West is popular with young professionals and families.