Named for Dr. William W. Folwell, the first president of the University of Minnesota… The Folwell Neighborhood is located within the Camden Community of North Minneapolis.
The neighborhood area’s boundaries are:
South: Lowry Avenue North
North: Dowling Avenue North
East: Dupont Avenue North
West: Penn Avenue North
Folwell Neighborhood is 66 square blocks on the south boundary of Camden. It is anchored by Folwell Park at 1615 Dowling Avenue North and the increasingly vibrant commercial corridor of Lowry Avenue.
The Folwell Neighborhood Association was formed in 1997, but the Folwell neighborhood was built at the beginning of the 20th century. The park was created in 1917 and is located between Humboldt and Knox Avenues, covering 6 city blocks.