Historic North Loop

While it was built by a visionary and expanded by innovators, the history of Colonial Warehouse also includes mentions of gangsters, bandits and bootleggers. The building’s first three stories went up...

The Kildall Fish Company of Minneapolis billed itself as the “world’s largest ludefisk producers.” (Today, the word is more commonly spelled lutefisk). Founded by Norwegian immigrant Joseph Kildall, the company imported...

Now known as the Designers Guild building, this L-shaped former warehouse at 401 N 3rd Street is one of many in the North Loop originally used to distribute wagons, buggies...

For more than 50 years, mouth-watering chocolates and other sweets rolled off the production lines of this candy factory at 900 North 3rd Street. Built by the Gurley Candy Company of...