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Morgan Park and Lake View Store Centennial celebration

The Lake View building, approximately 1916. (Source: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections)

Join your neighbors in Morgan Park as they celebrate the neighborhood's centennial.

The Morgan Park neighborhood was a planned community built by U.S. Steel and remains as a vibrant part of Duluth's history. Residents will celebrate the "model city" that was named for J.P. Morgan in June 1914. A large part of the neighborhood's identity is the Lake View Store, 1096 88th Ave. W., which is billed as America's first indoor mall, built in 1915.

Friday, July 17

4-4:30 p.m. Proclamation with Mayor Don Ness at the Lake View Store.

4:30-6 p.m. Bob Berg walking tour and Morgan Park memorabilia at the Iron Mug in the Lake View Store.

6-8 p.m. Music with Todd Eckhart at the Iron Mug patio. Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket.

Saturday, July 18

9-11 a.m. Radio broadcast with giveaways, Iron Mug.

9:30-11:30 a.m. Walk for Hope Breast Cancer Fundraiser at the Good Fellowship Community Center, 1242 88th Ave. W.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Design Duluth historical display at the Lake View Store.

Noon and 2 p.m. Bob Berg Walking Tour of Morgan Park, starting at Lake View Store.

Noon to 2 p.m. Twin Ports Dog Obedience & Agility Demo at the Good Fellowship Community Center.

Noon to 4 p.m. Historic Park State Bank (currently Bay West) open for tours, 1106 88th Ave. W.

3-6 p.m. Morgan Park community picnic, $3 per plate at the Good Fellowship Community Center.

4-6 p.m. Bob Berg retirement farewell at the Good Fellowship Community Center.

6-10 p.m. Live music and socializing at the Iron Mug.

Sunday, July 19

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Radio broadcast with giveaways.

Noon to 3 p.m. Lakeview Car Show at the Bay West parking lot.

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