Revealed: Cycling the Cities


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Can you identify all of the above Twin Cities locations? 

Cycling the Cities Revealed:

A) The First National Bank building is a 417-foot-tall high-rise building in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota
B) Varsity Theater, Dinkytown, Minneapolis, Minnesota
C) Minnehaha Falls, Minneapolis, Minnesota
D) Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel – The Depot – Set in a historic train depot in downtown Minneapolis, this polished hotel includes a seasonal indoor ice skating rink.
E) The Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park, Saint Paul, Minnesota

F) First Avenue and 7th St Entry are two music venues housed in the same landmark building in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The names are derived from the building’s location: the corner of First Avenue and 7th Street in downtown Minneapolis.
G) Grain Belt Brewery Complex in Northeast Minneapolis is on the National Register of Historic Places.
H) The Schmidt Brewery and Schmidt Artist Lofts, Saint Paul, Minnesota.  Last brewed beer in 2002 and then a massive community and developer effort resulted in a plan for the revitalization of the brewery’s 16 acres and the creation of Schmidt Artist Lofts.
I) The Midtown Exchange, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  It was built in 1928 as a retail and mail order catalog facilty for Sears, which occupied the building until 1994.  It was vacant until 2005, when it was transformed into a multipurpose commercial space.  The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Sears, Roebuck and Company Mail Order Warehouse and Retail Store.
J) Merriam Street Bridge, Stone Arch Bridge, St. Anthony Main & Hennepin Avenue Bridge, in Minneapolis, Minnesota
K) Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
L) The Foshay Tower – now named W Minneapolis – The Foshay, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Modeled after the Washington Monument, the building was completed in 1929, months before the stock market crash in October of that year.   It has 32 floors and stands 447 feet (136 m) high.  The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
M) PPC No. 406 - The last street car to operate in Downtown St. Paul, Minnesota
O) Prospect Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota
P) Grain Belt Beer Sign, Minneapolis, Minnesota – Built in 1941 for $5,000, the Grain Belt sign is one of the largest freestanding neon signs in the region. The sign is approximately 50 feet wide and 40 feet tall.
Q) Neighborhoods within Minneapolis and St. Paul identified by Adam Turman
R) The Historic Ritz Theater is located in the heart of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District. The Ritz has been renovated, restored, revitalized and now offers an eclectic range of entertainment from dance and theater to live music, and film.
S) The Midtown Greenway is a 5.7-mile rail trail in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A world-class biking and walking trail that’s the envy of cities across the nation.
T) Nordeast, Minneapolis, Minnesota
U) Lake Harriet Bandshell, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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