It extends from the Mississippi River to 12 th Street and from Third Avenue North, Washington Avenue North and Hennepin Avenue to Portland Avenue, Fifth Street South and Fifth Avenue South.
With the bulk of office building space in the Twin Cities metropolitan area, downtown is home to many corporate headquarters and hotels. Nicollet Mall – very active with restaurants and shopping – runs south from Washington Avenue. Hennepin Avenue has a concentration of theaters and entertainment. (Source: City of Minneapolis Neighborhood Profiles)