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MINNEAPOLIS: POWDERHORN NEIGHBORHOODS

CENTRAL:

Central was built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Prominent architects designed and built fanciful Queen Anne houses, gifting Central with some of the largest numbers of intact, Victorian residential architecture in the country. Today, the culturally- and racially-diverse neighborhood continues to rise in popularity as it attracts those who not only value the neighborhood’s beautiful, historic housing stock but its close proximity to everything the city has to offer: downtown, Uptown, the Chain of Lakes, Minnehaha Creek, Lake Nokomis, the Midtown Greenway, the Midtown Exchange and Global Market, freeways, and more. This area holds to true to its name: it truly is centrally-located. Grab a drink and play Skee-Ball at the neighborhood’s gastropub, Pat’s Tap.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Central: $139,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

BRYANT:

This relatively small neighborhood has easy access to 35W and its two main thoroughfares, Park and Portland Avenues, have striped bike lanes. Residents of the community work tirelessly to continually enhance this commercial corridor by offering facade improvement grants and  participate in city-led planning and revitalization efforts. Phelps Park and Recreation Center provides the area with year-round community programming.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Bryant: $142,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

POWDERHORN PARK:

This highly creative and artistic community offers the best of both worlds: the neighborhood boasts a 12-acre park in the middle of the neighborhood complete with a tiny lake at its center, Powderhorn Lake. The weeping willows that line the lake and the nearly 100-year-old homes will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time. The area is well-served by Metro Transit and is close to downtown, the Midtown Greenway, and nearby Lake Street with its plethora of culturally diverse businesses and restaurants. Be sure to visit the restored Art Deco Sears Building complex that is now the Midtown Exchange, and grab a bite to eat from one of the many kiosks that offer authentic global cuisine. The area is perhaps best known for its annual May Day Parade, a rite of spring resplendent with colorful puppets that the whole family will enjoy. School: Hope Academy (private, K-12).

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Powderhorn Park: $150,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

CORCORAN:

Located just east of Powderhorn Park, this residential community has great access to LRT on nearby Lake Street and Hiawatha Avenue, providing direct connections to downtown Minneapolis, Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America. The Midtown Greenway traverses the neighborhood. The Midtown Farmers’ Market, a project of the Corcoran Neighborhood Organization (CNO), brings the all-local produce and goods of 70+ farmers and vendors to 40,000 people annually. The Midtown YWCA is located in this neighborhood. Be sure to visit Matt’s Bar, one of Minneapolis’ most iconic institutions, and order a Jucy Lucy (cheese stuffed inside a burger).

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Corcoran: $138

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

BANCROFT:

This affordably-priced neighborhood takes its name from Bancroft Elementary School, one of the oldest education buildings still in operation in the Minneapolis Public School District (built in 1912). Bancroft is conveniently located just minutes south of downtown Minneapolis and just north of Lake Nokomis and the Hiawatha Golf Course. The neighborhood has easy access to Bloomington and Cedar Avenues and is located approximately 5 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Bancroft: $142,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

STANDISH:

This quiet and stable neighborhood offers a low crime rate, safety, and a sense of security. The arrival of LRT, with the 38th Street Station in Standish and the 46th Street Station in Ericsson, has brought new energy, development, and amenities to the area. Homes in the neighborhood are mostly single-family and bungalow-style. Minneapolis/St. Paul International airport and the Mall of America are easily accessible by LRT - about a 5 minute ride. Lake Hiawatha Park is close with sweeping views of Hiawatha Lake. Minnehaha Falls is within walking distance, as is neighboring St. Paul. With lots of walkability to bars and restaurants, this neighborhood is a favorite among first-time home buyers.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Standish: $189,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools

WHITTIER:

Known as the International Neighborhood, this culturally-diverse area is home to some of the Twin Cities’ most beloved treasures, including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Children’s Theater Company, and iconic Eat Street - an international cuisine corridor along Nicollet Avenue that pays homage to its eclectic community - sample authentic Greek, Mexican, German, Taiwanese fare, and more! The Minneapolis College of Art and Design is also located in this neighborhood. The community is conveniently located near downtown Minneapolis as well as Franklin and Nicollet Avenues with ample access to Metro Transit service. The Midtown Greenway bike/pedestrian path is also near.

Average Sale Price of a Single Family Home in Whittier: $270,000

Public Schools: Minneapolis Public Schools