Thatcher Imboden and Cedar Imboden Phillips
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Arcadia Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0738533580 - Buy
|One of Minneapolis’ most
celebrated communities, Uptown is a distinct group of four vibrant
neighborhoods that have long offered a host of cultural treasures
to residents and visitors alike. In addition to the entertainment
provided by the area's nightspots and lakes, Uptown also has a
long history of presenting its residents with a wide range of
housing choices, schools, churches and temples, parks,
restaurants, and stores. This book uses rare photographs to
document and celebrate Uptown’s development from a 19th-century
summer retreat and agricultural area into a thriving metropolitan
business, entertainment, and residential district.
Authors Thatcher Imboden and Cedar Imboden
Phillips were born and raised in Uptown. Mr. Imboden is pursuing a
degree in urban studies from the University of Minnesota, and has
worked as a volunteer for the Uptown Art Fair for seven years. Ms.
Phillips has degrees in history and Scandinavian studies from the
University of Minnesota, and a master’s degree in early American
culture. She has done extensive volunteer work at the Hennepin
History Museum and now works as a public historian.
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