8.4 out of 10

Brooklyn Center

45.0646698385722 -93.3148507255766
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Internet Access
  • Medical Facilities
  • Parking
Not great for
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Nightlife
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees


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5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5

"On the Banks of the Mississippi"

Brooklyn Center, located on the banks of the Mississippi River, is one of the oldest inner-ring suburbs of Minneapolis, yet it still offers many buildable sites for both residential and commercial use. Brooklyn Center also boasts 522 acres of parks with numerous recreational programs for kids, the Earle Brown Heritage Center, and the headquarters of Caribou Coffee. With great plans for its future, including redevelopment of the old Brookdale cite and a new FBI field office.

"Brooklyn Center Homes & Real Estate"

If you are looking for a better place to live, you can stop now because Brooklyn Center, MN is the place to be. This amazing community offers a great neighborhood character, utmost convenience, and financial-friendly living.
Brooklyn Center is easily accessible from downtown Minneapolis which is a fast 10 minutes away. And because the place is strategically located within the Twin Cities metro vicinity, people who live there enjoy convenience when going to work. Shopping and entertainment facilities are just a stone’s throw away and families can easily dine out, thanks to the many restaurants within the area. And what is amazing about this place is that after taking pleasure in the amenities of the city, you can always retire to the quiet suburban neighborhood of Brooklyn Center towards the end of the day.
If you love the outdoors, Brooklyn Center boasts of almost twenty miles of hiking trails, parks and nature centers including the Twin Lakes, Palmer Lake, Shingle Creek, and the Mississippi River. The town has its own Community Center complete with an indoor Olympic-sized pool, a fitness center, a 150-foot waterslide, and a nine-hole golf course.
All these amenities and more prove that Brooklyn Center can provide the type of ease and community comfort that most of us are looking for. Another landmark of Brooklyn Center that you would not want to miss is the Earle Brown farm which has now been transformed into a bed and breakfast inn. There is also the local favorite, the Surly Brewing Company. This establishment is a Minnesota-based brewery that produces a total of fifteen thousand barrels of beer each year. A beer produced here at Surly Brewing Company has been picked by Esquire Magazine as the Best Canned Beer to Drink Now. Other commercial establishments that are based in Brooklyn Center include the global headquarters of MoenyGram, the giant financial courier service company. The place is also home to FBI’s Minneapolis filed office. You can also find the smallest of the Dales in Brooklyn Center, the Brookdale Shopping Center. It is a one-stop shop facility that provides most residents almost every shopping item that they need.
There are also a lot of hotels in the Brooklyn Center which includes Country Suits Inn, Days Inn, Crowne Plaza, the Minneapolis Northwest Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Embassy Suites.
All of these amenities show that Brooklyn Center is an affluent community with suburban surroundings which makes it a perfect place to live. There are a lot of housing opportunities in Brooklyn Center. You can go for a nice house and move in right away or remodel some fine properties adding your own personal touch. Come to Brooklyn Center now!

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