Historic North Loop

To meet the growing demand for burlap and cotton bags from the city’s milling industry, Northern Bag built this sprawling factory and warehouse in 1920. The building’s tall tower wasn’t just...

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...

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...

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