The Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood is in the University Community of Minneapolis. Its boundaries are the Mississippi River, the University of Minnesota, the East Hennepin/Central Avenue commercial area, and the Como Neighborhood. Marcy-Holmes is named for two famous Americans - secretary of state William L. Marcy and poet and novelist Oliver Wendell Holmes. Click to Read More
The Marcy-Holmes district is one of Minneapolis' oldest neighborhoods. Located right across the Mississippi River from Downtown, the University of Minnesota can be found on its East boundary and the East Hennepin/Central Avenue commercial district balances out the West. The Marcy-Holmes neighborhood is where the fun, eclectic collection of restaurants, bars and similar venues known as Dinkytown can be found.