Best neighborhoods in Minneapolis

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Linden Hills

Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"Eclectic and Wonderful:)"

- Jim Berg
This great neighborhood can be found between the South shores of Lake Calhoun and the West side of Lake Harriet in SW Minneapolis. Often referred to as "a small town in the City" Linden Hills repres...
44.9263503434313 -93.317379679873


Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"We love it here!"

- Matt Engen
We have lived and worked in the Kenny neighborhood for just about 14 years. Two years ago we decided that it was time for a bigger house, so we moved to the house directly next door. Yes you read t...
44.8976385772053 -93.299141759691
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"Take a Drive"

- Jim Berg
This is an area I just love to drive or bike through. It's one of my favorite areas of Minneapolis. Tangletown is a neighborhood in the Southwest community of Minneapolis. The neighborhood was off...
44.9115060923133 -93.2814712030042


Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"1940's Bungalows"

- Jim Berg
About 80% of the homes in Lynnhurst were built before 1940...The Lynnhurst neighborhood encompasses approximately 120 square blocks in southwest Minneapolis. Minnehaha Creek bisects the neighborhood a...
44.9110015373993 -93.296909092446
Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"North Loop"

- Matt Engen
I love this area, it's a great area to work, shop and play. Commonly referred to as the Warehouse District, this neighborhood has a trendy, industrial feel. Most of the buildings have been converted...
44.9831228378638 -93.2807614406948


Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"Wonderful Neighborhood and Community!"

- Matt Engen
The Armatage neighborhood is right next to the Kenny neighborhood so we frequently find ourselves there. We love the tree lined streets that continue from one beautiful neighborhood in Minneapolis to...
44.89727422835 -93.3104191882061


Ranked 7th best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"Mineapolis Biker's Paradise and Walker's Dream!"

- Sharlene Hensrud
Seward is a small neighborhood bordering the Mississippi River near the University of Minnesota that has a Bike Score of 98 and walk scores in the 80's! A biker's paradise, its location makes it popul...
44.9600192719107 -93.2385596103535
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"A Place to Both Live and Work"

- LizziePelz
Having been divided into smaller neighborhoods several years ago, many Minneapolis residents still refer to East Phillips by its former name of Phillips. One of the best features of this community is...
44.95291709807 -93.246758582734
Ranked 9th best neighborhood in Minneapolis

"Core of Minneapolis Business"

- MNative
Situated at the core of downtown Minneapolis is the neighborhood of Downtown West, which is also the Central Business District of Minneapolis. Home to Fortune 500 companies, upscale retail stores, lux...
44.9783800755505 -93.2726937774453

Unranked Neighborhoods

Audubon Park


"A meeting of nature and the metro"

- MNative
Established primarily in the 1940s, the hilly Minneapolis neighborhood of Audubon Park is named after the famous John James Audubon. Audubon was an influential and dynamic American naturalist and orni...
45.0182984035367 -93.2377267475695



"Vibrant community in the South of Minneapolis"

- John Mazzara
Bancroft is a small yet vibrant community in the South of Minneapolis which is largely residential and mostly consists of single family dwellings constructed before 1940 which are owner-occupied, pric...
44.930360242541 -93.2543856681239



"To Where the Starving Artists Flock"

- LizziePelz
Small as it is, this neighborhood is a diamond in the rough. Just across the river from downtown and across I-35W from the University of Minnesota, Beltrami is a mix of old and new, industrial and art...
44.9958466491789 -93.2407908733938



"The Mecca of Urban Meccas"

- LizziePelz
Bottineau is an artist's dream. Located within the city's art district and along the Mississippi River within close proximity to downtown, the only thing that makes this neighborhood more of a treasur...
45.0087909741568 -93.2670398140698




- John Mazzara
Bryant is one of the smallest neighborhoods located in South Minneapolis that has trouble-free and convenient access to downtown via I35 as well as striped bike lanes along Portland and Park Avenues....
44.9307180212433 -93.235819440755



"An Island surround by Parks"

- Joseph Houghton
The location of Bryn-Mawr is amazing. 3 minutes to Downtown. The first exit West of Downtown. Surrounded by parks, trails, and the Lakes. Theodore Wirth Park is basically in the back yard, and Bry...
44.9719512669902 -93.3106804843583

"Concrete Jungle"

- LizziePelz
The name of this neighborhood gives it all away. Camden Industrial Area is in fact a long strip of industry warehouses along I-94 that is separated from the river ad highway by a high concrete wall. T...
45.0359474035355 -93.2844045885932




- John Mazzara
The CARAG which stands for Calhoun Area Residents Action Group is bounded by 36th Street and Lake Street to the south and north and Lyndale Avenue and Hennepin Avenue to east and west. It is in the ce...
44.9432269628885 -93.2928705722718

"The International Face of Minneapolis"

- LizziePelz
Located on the opposite side of the river of the University of Minnesota and sandwiched between I-94 and I-35W, Cedar Riverside is the most ethnically and culturally diverse community in the city. Alm...
44.9688866648464 -93.2431272487039


- John Mazzara
If you ask residents of Minneapolis what sets their city apart from other major metropolitan areas, you will quickly learn about the extensive lake system that runs through the southern part of the ci...
44.9534311608431 -93.3205010205427



"Central is Central"

- LizziePelz
Given its name because it is situated in the very center of Minneapolis, Central is a model urban neighborhood that is unique to this city. The majority of businesses, which include dining and shoppin...
44.9411926389637 -93.2698445284859
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