Calhoun Beach Club

at 2730 W Lake St, Minneapolis, 55416 United States

Calhoun Beach Club
2730 W Lake St
Minneapolis , MN 55416
United States
Contact Phone
P: (612) 925-8300


The Calhoun Beach Club is an apartment community, health club, and commercial center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, just across Lake Street from its namesake Lake Calhoun. Its founders intended the club to meet their residential, recreational, and entertainment needs in one building. The original building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 23, 2003. It is considered significant as a rare local example of an apartment hotel, a distinctive urban housing option of American cities in the 1920s.HistoryConstruction of the building began in 1928, but it was delayed for approximately 18 years due to the Great Depression. After World War II construction was completed, and it became a lively social club. Financial hard times in the early 1950s forced the club into bankruptcy. The building was converted to a hotel in 1954 and was marketed as a place for social events such as proms, parties, luncheons, banquets, and wedding receptions. The upper floors were converted into fashionable apartments. WTCN (now KARE television and WWTC radio) moved its radio and TV studios to the second and third floors around that time. Staples of WTCN programming, such as the children's program Lunch with Casey and All Star Wrestling with Verne Gagne, aired live in the building. From 1963 to 1972, the property was renamed Calhoun Beach Manor, operating as a home for the elderly.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 09:30- 17:30
  • Tuesdays: 09:30- 17:30
  • Wednesdays: 09:30- 17:30
  • Thursdays: 09:30- 17:30
  • Fridays: 09:30- 17:30
  • Saturdays: 07:00- 19:30
  • Sundays: 07:00- 19:30

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Joseph C.

This will be my last month of membership here. Calhoun Beach Athletic is one of the more expensive gym memberships in town (at about $150/month for an... Read more

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After a bout with scabies in my college gym, cleanliness became the most important feature when choosing a place to sweat out my toxins. I was willing to... Read more

Adam H.

I am using the ClassPass app in order to check out some gyms in the area and this is the first one I have been to. I signed up for "Gym Time" which is just... Read more
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