Brookside Avenue is a very old street.  An 1888 map shows it starting at Excelsior Blvd, traveling straight south.  It veers east at Minnehaha Creek, ending at 44th Street in Edina.  The map does not show any bridges over the creek.

The following are addresses of buildings on Brookside Ave. for which we have some historical information. The dates come from phone directories, newspaper articles and ads, and a number of other sources. The chronologies are by no means complete, and we invite you to contact us with any corrections, additions, or other comments.

4046 Brookside:  Brookside (Al’s) Barbershop

4050 Brookside

4054 Brookside

4090 Brookside: Upland View

4211 Brookside:  The Jackley House

4241 Brookside: Brookside Church/St. Dunstan’s
4348 Brookside: Thompson’s Store/Brookside Antique’s
4349 Brookside:  The Crosbie House