Linden Hills Library preservation project



About the project

The charming Linden Hills Library serves residents of Southwest Minneapolis and nearby Edina. It was built in 1931 under the direction of nationally known library director Gratia Countryman, who was instrumental in expanding the city’s library system in 1904-36. The library has received historic designation from the City of Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 2023 preservation project will include repair of exterior windows, brick, and stone, and replacement of the slate roof.


April 17, 2023

Linden Hills Library closing for preservation project

Linden Hills Library will close for a preservation project beginning Sunday, May 28, and is expected to reopen in fall 2023.