Franklin Junior High, 1501 Aldrich Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Franklin Junior High

Giant Icicles hang from the building's massive roof drains on February 21, 2010
Address: 1501 Aldrich Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Old Highland, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Near North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
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Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1969
Primary Style: Modern
Secondary Style: Other
Historic Function: School
Current Function: School
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Concrete
Material of Roof: Composition
Material of Foundation: Concrete
First Owner: Minneapolis Public School System

Old Highland, Near North Minneapolis Hennepin County

Franklin Junior High, 1501 Aldrich Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(44.9940389° N, 93.2895018° WLatitude: 44°59′38.54″N
Longitude: 93°17′22.206″W
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Built in 1969-1970, Franklin Junior High is a public school built in Utilitarian style. It closed as a public school in 2007, and was leased to a WISE Charter School in 2009.

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Memory

I enjoy watching the roof drains when it is raining. A massive volume of water flows through them. The giant icicles that form in the winter are the largest I've ever seen. -Caleb Lauritsen, February 2010

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Residents' Thoughts

In your opinion, where is the most interesting place in Old Highland? Why?

If you could tell someone moving here one thing about this community, what would you tell them?

Why do you think this is a good place for young people?


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