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About Calhoun Square

An urban shopping and dining destination.



Calhoun Square is located in the heart of Uptown, on the corner of Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue, one of the busiest intersections in the metro area for both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

Popular national retailers in Uptown include Apple, Urban Outfitters, American Apparel, The North Face, MAC Cosmetics, Columbia Sportswear, Jonathan Adler, Paper Source and Aveda.

CB2, a division of Crate & Barrel, opened its only Minnesota location in 2012 at Calhoun Square.

Uptown is a popular retail and entertainment district known for award-winning cuisine, abundant nightlife, fashion, independent movie theaters and young, urban professionals.


Uptown is a true destination with an attractive mix of market leading retailers, restaurants and bars. Located minutes from downtown and adjacent to the Chain of Lakes, Uptown offers the best qualities of urban living.

In the past five years Uptown has emerged with the dominant shopping destination in the region with an influx of nationally recognized, cutting edge retailer in the openings of Apple (2010), North Face (2008), Goorin Brothers Hat Shop (2013) and John Fluevog Shoes (2013) to name a few. These fine retailers are located on Hennepin Avenue or Lake Street, further establishing Calhoun Square's position as the dominant retail intersection in the region.

The presence of these retailers elevates the neighborhood to a regional shopping and dining destination more in-line with fashionable urban shopping districts around the country such as Lincoln Park, Georgetown, Third Street Promenade and Newbury Street in their early stages of evolution into world class shopping and entertainment districts.

Property Overview

Calhoun Square is a 170,521 square foot, dominant urban retail destination with an attached five-level, 730 car parking garage. Calhoun Square is located at the "Main and Main" intersection in the heart of Uptown, Minneapolis' vibrant commercial district. The Uptown neighborhood is known within the Twin Cities for its unique and eclectic mix of retail, restaurant and entertainment offerings. It is also one of the metro area's most attractive urban areas to live due to its proximity to downtown, the city of lakes, and the surrounding commercial amenities. Calhoun Square is a hub of neighborhood activity and a local icon.

  • Opening date, 1985
  • Renovation date, 2008
  • 6.29 acres
  • 730 parking spaces
  • 2 levels


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