First Avenue and Seventh Street Entry, 701 First Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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First Avenue and Seventh Street Entry

Greyhound Depot, 701 First Avenue North, about 1940
Address: 701 First Avenue N
Neighborhood/s: Downtown/Warehouse District, Minneapolis, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Minneapolis, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1937
Primary Style: Art Deco/Art Moderne
Historic Function: Other
Historic Function: Bus depot
Other Historic Function: Bus depot
Current Function: Theater/concert hall
Current Function: Music club
Other Current Function: Music club
First Owner: Northland Greyhound

Downtown/Warehouse District Minneapolis Hennepin

First Avenue and Seventh Street Entry, 701 First Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(44.978706° N, 93.276045° WLatitude: 44°58′43.342″N
Longitude: 93°16′33.762″W
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When this building was constructed in 1937 it served as a Greyhound Bus depot, bringing passengers to and from Minneapolis. Travelers would have been impressed with the modern, streamlined design of the Art Moderne period. Since the late 1960's the building has been an important venue for music. In 1969 it was known as the Depot. In 1970 it became known by its current name of First Avenue.

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