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MINNEAPOLIS: NORTHEAST NEIGHBORHOODS

COLUMBIA PARK:

Pride of home ownership shows in this quaint, industrial community, near downtown Minneapolis. A substantial amount of park land, including the 18-hole Columbia Golf Course, can be found in this community. Founded in 1919, the golf course is the second-oldest in Minneapolis. The golf course is located within Columbia Park, which offers 183-acres of amenities: archery, bicycle and walking paths, a horseshoe pit, a sledding hill, cross-country ski trails, a wading pool, and tennis courts. Columbia residents enjoy the “tucked away” feeling that the community affords, with its parks, railroads, and the nearby Mississippi River.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Columbia Park: $140,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

WAITE PARK:

Highly-educated, socially responsible, and politically active residents who take pride in their community call Waite Park home. The neighborhood boasts an eclectic mix of housing styles from historic bungalows to 1950s ranch styles, and everything in between. Saint Anthony Parkway runs along the area’s southern border and is part of the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway. Deming Heights Park boasts the highest point in the city, at 963 feet above sea level. Central Avenue NE, Johnson Street NE, and Stinson Boulevard are major corridors that run through the neighborhood, with easy access to nearby 35W.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Waite Park: $188,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

AUDUBON PARK:

This progressive neighborhood, with its environmentally-conscious residents, sits atop a hill offering fabulous views of the nearby downtown skyline, which is just minutes away by bike, car, or public transportation. Students and faculty also call this area home because of its close proximity to the University of Minnesota. The neighborhood is filled with houses of every age and character: you will can find everything from ramblers as well as other post-World War II housing styles to Victorians. Children enjoy cooling off in the wading pool during the summer at nearby Audubon Park. Schools: Northeast Middle School (6-8).

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Audobon Park: $169,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

WINDOM PARK:

This neighborhood has one of the lowest crime rates in the entire city. A flood of immigrants call this area home, as attested by the numerous corner markets and restaurants along Central Avenue NE with offerings from around the world: Afghanistan, Palestine, India, Mexico, Ecuador, Thailand, Colombia, Somalia, and Pakistan. Windom Park features predominantly single-family homes and duplexes ranging in style from 1900s Folk Victorians to Cape Cods. Front porches are in abundance as is a wide price range suitable for all income levels. The neighborhood has a vibrant arts community and is near downtown Minneapolis and the University of Minnesota. This cohesive area has its very own community garden and co-op.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Windom Park: $186,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

LOGAN PARK:

This neighborhood is the city’s premier arts district, making it an exciting and artistic place for residents to call home. Originally an industrial area in the mid- to-late 1800s, many warehouses and industrial buildings from the era have been converted into artist quarters and studio spaces. Be sure to check out the Northrup King Building, home to over 190 tenants including a creative center to over 170 artists and various small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the neighborhood - providing residents with year-round opportunities to shop for art, apparel, furniture, and more. The neighborhood has its annual Northeast Art Crawl (Art-A-Whirl) where artists open up their studio spaces in places such as the Northrup King Building for curious Twin Citians to enjoy. Logan Park, at the neighborhood’s center, offers plenty of green space for enjoyment, surrounded by beautiful Victorian homes.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Logan Park: $219,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

ST. ANTHONY EAST:

The area is characterized by its myriad churches, a reminder of the not-so-distant past, when European immigrants from various countries called the area home. Most of the homes in this quiet pocket were built between 1900-1930 in the Craftsman, Foursquare, Colonial and Bungalow styles. Residents love the neighborhood’s ample green space, easily-accessible bus routes, and popular community attractions, including Boom Island Park Trails, Father Hennepin Bluffs Trail, and Heritage Trail.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in St. Anthony East: $185,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

ST. ANTHONY WEST:

One of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, this area is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River and is a gateway to the Minneapolis Arts District. Affordable housing options vary and are sure to please just about everyone’s idea of what “home” truly is: from 1880s Victorians to modern 1960s ramblers to swanky, state-of-the-art condos and townhomes, you can take your pick. Residents like its proximity to downtown Minneapolis, easily accessible by public transportation or bike trails. St. Anthony is just a five-minute walk from the bustling East Hennepin business district.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in St. Anthony West: $221,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

SHERIDAN:

Neighborhood residents embrace the area’s urban lifestyle - downtown is just one mile south and is accessible by trails and paths along the east bank of the Mississippi. They’re also environmentally-conscious: approximately 30% of households are automobile free! The majority of homes were built between 1890-1930. The rehabilitated Grain Belt Brewery is now a multi-functional facility with a library, coffee shop, nationally-acclaimed architectural firm, and artist studios. Be sure to catch a show at the nearby Ritz Theater and grab a bite after at the Modern Cafe.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Sheridan: $153,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

BOTTINEAU:

Located in the heart of the Northeast Arts District, this area is a friendly destination for artists to live and work. The area is conveniently located along the Mississippi River along with nearby bike/pedestrian trails is is just minutes from downtown Minneapolis. Residents take pride in their community and partake in programs to beautify the neighborhood. Mulberry Junction Community Garden was established in 1996 by artists and now holds a grassy picnic circle to enjoy mature perennial and native gardens as well as 35 vegetable plots tended by community gardeners. The majority of homes were built before 1940. Kids enjoy running around the Bottineau Park and Recreation Center, complete with a wading pool, skating rink, baseball diamonds, and more!

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Bottineau: $170,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

MARSHALL TERRACE:

This neighborhood was revolutionized by railroad and industrial expansion in the mid-1800s, and today, the community is still primarily industrial and surrounded by train tracks. This working-class area is located near the Mississippi River. Homes in the neighborhood are primarily one and one-and-one-half story single-family dwellings. Marshall Terrace is home to a large number of nonprofits and manufacturing companies. Well-maintained community gardens have sprouted up in the community, as well.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Marshall Terrace: $152,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools