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Windom is located on the shared border of Minneapolis with Richfield. This neighbourhood boasts well-constructed two and three bedroom homes in which most of them pre-date the 1940s. Windom has potentially the best access in Minneapolis to the surrounding suburbs which include Edina and Richfield and to the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport.
The neighborhood offers a wide array of shopping stores giving residents some opportunities to shop with unlimited options in locally owned establishments along Penn and Lyndale Avenues and national industrial businesses and retailers located near the highways. Apart from that, the neighborhood of Window also takes pride of its excellent access to various recreational opportunities along the Chain of Lakes and Minnehaha Creek Parkway.
Windom is bordered by Diamond Lake Road and West 54th Street on the North, State Highway 62 on the South, Lyndale Avenue South on the west and Interstate 35W on the east.
Since the expansion of the streetcar system further south, opportunities for residential development have become inevitable. The neighborhood of Windom was named after a senator of the United States from Minnesota, William Windom.
The styles and types of housing in the neighborhood come in full range. The range of choices for housing is predominated by single family homes and duplexes though practically 40 percent of housing in Windom are multifamily units. Duplexes and single family homes are being laid out in grid-like pattern with sidewalks and trees lining the streets. Most of the homes are one or one and a half stories and are eclectic architecturally in style.
It appeared most homes were constructed before the year 1940 as the city was further expanding south due to the streetcar system. The multifamily units were constructed near major transportation corridors which are mainly from the 1970s. There are two charter schools in the neighborhood namely the Windom Dual Immersion School and the Windom Open School.
The public facilities in the neighborhood of Windom include the Wood Lake Nature Center of Richfield, Windom South Park, Windom Dual Immersion School and Windom Open School. It is within walking distance of Diamond Lake Park.
Windom Home Improvement Program is the home purchase and home improvement incentive offered in the neighborhood. Residents who wish to get involved in the activities of the community can simply visit the official website of the Windom Community Council. There are lineup and schedule of activities held mostly every month for residents who want to volunteer and be a part of community events.
For those people who might want to relocate to Windom, the good news is that the neighborhood offers apartments for sale and for rent at affordable costs. There are also affordable movers in the city to assist you in the relocation process whether you are going out or getting in the beautiful neighborhood of Windom. There are also other types of properties such as townhouses available for residents who might be looking for a new home to stay within the neighborhood.

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