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Phillips
Community
Location of Phillips within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Location of Phillips within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hennepin
City Minneapolis
Neighborhoods
Area
 • Total 1.569 sq mi (4.06 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 20,315
 • Density 12,948/sq mi (4,999.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55404, 55407, 55408
Area code(s) 612
Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 17,413
1990 17,247 −1.0%
2000 19,805 14.8%
2010 20,315 2.6%

Phillips is a community in Minneapolis, just south of downtown. Phillips is a diverse area in many ways: its population includes people of many nationalities; it has a mix of residential, commercial and industrial uses; and it is home to several large employers such as Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Wells Fargo Mortgage and Allina Health Care Services along with small neighborhood businesses. Traditionally, it was both a community and a neighborhood (in Minneapolis, a neighborhood is a subdivision of a community). On May 9, 2002, Phillips neighborhood was subdivided into four smaller neighborhoods. The official neighborhoods are now known as Ventura Village, Phillips West, East Phillips, and Midtown Phillips. The boundaries of the Phillips community are Interstate 94 to the north, Hiawatha Avenue to the east, Lake Street to the south, and Interstate 35W to the west.

The $189 million redevelopment of the vacant Sears building at Chicago Avenue and Lake Street into a mixed-used development of offices, hotel, retail and housing located in Midtown Phillips is one of the most important projects undertaken in the city in recent times. Coordinates: 44°57′30″N 93°15′14″W / 44.9583°N 93.2538°W / 44.9583; -93.2538

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