North Loop is a neighborhood in Minneapolis. The neighborhood is located to the north of the intersection of Interstate 94 and Interstate 394. This area is defined by access. With two major roadways intersecting near the neighborhood, it is highly accessible. Also, there are a lot of attractions in the immediate region, which is is part of the greater downtown Minneapolis area. Within only a few miles, there are countless options for residents looking for something to do.
One of the most popular attractions in the Minneapolis area is located within the North Loop neighborhood. Target Field is a major venue in Minneapolis. It is the home to the Minnesota Twins professional baseball team and is filled with fans throughout baseball season. This brand new stadium replaces the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, located less than mile to the southeast. The Metrodome is now a host to large events such as the Monster Car Rally.
Immediately south of Target Field is the Target Center, which is the home of the Minnesota Timberwolves, a men’s professional basketball team, as well as home to the professional women’s basketball team known as the Minnesota Lynx. The Target Center is also a regular scene of big events, shows, and concerts.
Probably the best-known feature in the area is the Mall of America, about nine miles south, near the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. This massive mall has hundreds of stores and is easily the largest mall in the United States and one of the largest in the world.
Less than a mile to the southeast of North Loop is the Minneapolis Convention Center. This massive center hosts many major conventions and shows throughout the year, bringing in considerable tourist revenue to the region.