Riverfront at Twilight
The lights of the city and the bridges over the river come to life as twilight descends. The rushing water over St. Anthony Falls demonstrates the power of the Mississippi river in spring despite its mirror-like quality around Nicollet Island.
Capital City at Night
The skyline of Saint Paul stretches from the Cathedral to the 1st National Bank building - with the Capitol and the rest of downtown in between. As darkness descends on the city, the Mississippi river becomes a mirror for the city lights.
The 35W bridge over the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis celebrates Halloween by turning itself and the river a bright orange. The Minneapolis skyline is framed in the background.
Discover the City Lights
The houseboat Discovery lingers in the shadows as the Minneapolis riverfront is filled with light from the skyscrapers and bridges of the city.
Magenta Minneapolis - This panorama of downtown Minneapolis, captured just after sunset, shows the city skyline in all its night time glory, along with the beautiful bridges over the Mississippi River. From the Metrodome to the historic Stone Arch Bridge, with the city skyline, Guthrie theater, and Mill City Museum in between, this bird's eye view is truly unique - and spectacular!
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Under the Bridge at Night - Horizontal view
This 7 exposure HDR image was taken under the Hennepin Avenue bridge over the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis after sunset on a calm August evening.
3 Bridges of Minneapolis
3 Bridges, 1 Lock and an historic waterfall -- The city of Minneapolis was born and raised on the river. As it flows under the 95-year-old 3rd Avenue Bridge and over St. Anthony Falls, through Lock #1 and under the 19th century Stone Arch Bridge, and finally under the brand new 35W Bridge, the mighty Mississippi still brings life to the city.
Mississippi Mirror - The unseasonably calm waters of the Mississippi river in downtown Minneapolis reflect the city skyline and the sweeping curve of the 3rd Avenue Bridge on this November evening.
Silent Docks at Night - The placid Mississippi river perfectly reflects the houseboats and docks at Harriet Island in downtown St. Paul with the Wabasha Bridge and Raspberry Island in the background.
Sunset on the City - The Minneapolis skyline and riverfront just before dark as the setting sun produces a vibrant orange and yellow backdrop. The Metrodome, downtown skyscrapers, Guthrie theater, Mill City Museum, and Stone Arch Bridge highlight this panorama.