Minneapolis, then and now

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1 Left: Traffic traveling northbound on Lyndale Avenue and southbound on Hennepin Avenue on July 22, 2013, in Minneapolis. Right: Junction of Hennepin and Lyndale avenues, approximately 1910. 
2 Left: Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis on July 22, 2013. Right: City Hospital, Minneapolis, photographed sometime between 1911 and 1920. 
3 Left: Hennepin County Library patrons use computers at the Central Library in downtown Minneapolis on July 24, 2013. Right: Newspaper room, Minneapolis Public Library, approximately 1925. 
4 Left: Children wading in Minnehaha Creek, approximately 1910. Right: Lily Spurgat, left, and Lucy Zimmerman swim in Minnehaha Creek Friday, July 19, 2013. 
5 Left: Nicollet Mall near Seventh Street in downtown Minneapolis on July 22, 2013. Right: Nicollet near Seventh Street looking toward the river, approximately 1915. 
6 Left: Powderhorn Park in 1925. Right: Powderhorn Park, July 19, 2013. 
7 Left: The Minneapolis skyline photographed from a pedestrian bridge south of the city on July 21, 2013. Right: The Minneapolis skyline in 1929. 
8 Left: Streetcars in yard, North Side Station, Washington Avenue N. between 24th and 26th avenues N., approximately 1920 (Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society) Right: Light rail trains on the Blue Line depart the Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue station Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in downtown Minneapolis. 
9 Left: Construction of the Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., approximately 1926. Right: The Walker Art Center, July 22, 2013.