Seward is a neighborhood in the Longfellow Community of Minneapolis. It is bound on the north by Interstate 94, the east by the Mississippi River, the south by 27th Street East and the west by Hiawatha Avenue. The area is named after William Seward, Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. Seward’s most notable feature is the Milwaukee Avenue Mall Area, a pedestrian-only street that contains many historic structures. Just over half of the neighborhood's 400 acres is designated residential. Click to Read More
The eastern area of Seward is lined with parks along the Mississippi River. Industrial use areas can be found along Minnehaha and Snelling avenues and 27th Street East. Seward is connected to downtown, the airport and the Mall of America via the light-rail line. The Seward Neighborhood Group, one of the oldest such organizations in the city, is involved in community development, environmental programs, and a number of youth-oriented programs.