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Burnsville by air 1975400 viewsHighway 13 and 12th Avenue area. The "red roof" is the Dairy Queen, to the right the City Hall and across the street the Pat and Mary Connelly farm. Left of 12th Avenue, the high school is visible. Note how undeveloped the Cliff Road area is.
Interstate 35W and County 42 1970 390 viewsBurnsville Center is complete with Cobblestone Court being built.
Burnsville by air333 viewsThe "Riverbottoms" near the 35 W and Cliff Road exit.
Vista View Continuing to Grow 318 viewsIversen's Vista view project in Burnsville Township will continue to grow this year, with addition of 15 new homes according to Miles Iversen, President of Iversen development company, and Gerald Iversen, president of the Iversen's Incorporated. The project was started about four years ago, and it is located near the intersection of Highway 13 and 65.Highway 13 is presently being rerouted along the northern portion of this view but the new road will not interfere with the role of homes at right. Tribune air photo, taken from plane piloted by Orval Brede of Lead-Aire at Southport, looks toward the south west at the project which numbers about 150 homes. The houses are from the $16,900 to the $28,000 class.

Circa 1962
(see same view in diagram: search Vista View)
(earliest homes in Vista View 1954 according to Dakota County Tax records, latest home in photo 1962, from same source.)
County Rd 11 and Highway 13 area by air318 viewsThe area where the apartments appear was farmed by William Connelly, across the road in 1959 John Kennelly built a single home.
Aerial Crystal Lake at Center309 views
Aerial of Burnsville Center area 1986309 viewsThis aerial of the Burnsville Center area, County Road 42 and the freeway appeared in the July 1986 Market Focus published by the Minnesota Real Estate Journal.
Willow Pond Apartments circa 1980303 viewsLooking north toward North River Hills neighborhood, NSP Black Dog plant stacks visible. also IDS Tower, Control Data, New Cedar Avenue Bridge, Snyder Drug in foreground.
Cliff Road by air 1977300 viewsThe businesses in this area of Cliff Road tend to be more commercial than consumer related.
Burnsville by air294 viewsLocation needs to be identified...
Crystal Lake Beach 1984275 viewsCrystal lake foreground, Keller Lake background Beach completed 6/84 (photo late 60's or early 70's)
Alimagnet at center272 views1964-7-4-WK-2EE-187
Howard Johnsons Hojo's269 viewsPhoto 1977 Howard Johnson's.
Overlooking Kraemer Quarry269 views
Lake Alimagnet almost dry 1937265 viewsWK-8-656
Guide to 1950s Aerial Photos265 views
Highway 13 and Cliff Road around 1965251 viewsShown is Cliff Road, Highway 13 and County Road 11. Visible - Joe Kennelly farm, across the road the Joe and Janette Connelly farm. Note Sioux Trail Shopping Center has yet to be built and see the original Lake on Kennelly Road.
wk-6-485250 viewsWestern border to center right of Burnsville, Billy Goat Bridge and Dan Patch line
Burnsville by air 1970s245 viewsThe following picture is looking west, from just north of the intersection of CR-11 and Burnsville Parkway. Highway 13 cuts in from the right side, HS parking lot, Pleasant View cemetery, drive-in theater visible; continues to horizon. 35W cuts across the image. Parkway Estates in lower left corner.
35 W and Burnsville Parkway229 viewsThree similar photos of this area of Burnsville were printed.
Cliff Road and 12th Avenue pre Pepsi 1965226 viewsThis photo shows Cliff Road, Highway 13, County Road 11 and 12th Avenue. Farms which can be viewed in the photo (although small) are...
On Highway 13 - Joe Kennelly, Joe Connelly, between Co. Rd. 11 and 12th Avenue, Pat Connelly farm (right side of photo) Bill Lannon farm (left side of photo.
Lucky Twin Drive In - Cliff and Riverwood.225 viewsThe Lucky Twin Drive-in, which stood on the current site of the transit depot off Nicollet and Highway 13 can be viewed in this photo.
Civic Center campus221 viewsPhoto of the area which would be home of the City Hall/Police Station and Ice Center, estimated date 1969.
Cliff Road looking East215 viewsCliff Road looking East, South River Hills, Mary Mother of the Church under construction, Highway 13 shown.
35 W and Burnsville Parkway211 viewsThree similar photos of this area of Burnsville were printed.
WN-9-766208 viewsHighway 13 and Lyndale at lower center
Riverwoods Industrial Park Cliff Road photo 2207 viewsPhoto 1 and 2 are only slightly different based on the location of the plane. Shown is Pepsi, the Burnsville Bowl along with Connelly Estates on County Road 11.
WK-6-404206 viewsDan Patch line in lower left
Highway 13 and County Road 5205 viewsHighway 13 and County Road 5 looking west.
Nicollet Junior High School and 134th Street off Nicollet.205 viewsA view of Burnsville by air.
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