Minneapolis Home-buying in a Walking-Neighborhood

minneapolis urban livingWhen looking for a condo, loft, or townhome, does a Minneapolis walking neighborhood appeal to you?

There are many convenient advantages living within a Minneapolis walking neighborhood. You would be within walking distance of local establishments and recreational activities. You can stop-by a coffee shop for a latte’ or tea on a whim, get a bite to eat at local neighborhood restaurant without having to worry about finding a parking space for your car, shop at unique boutique, walk, jog or bike around one of the Minneapolis chain of lakes.

Living within a walking neighborhood has been a request as part of the home-buying search criteria on numerous occasions by real estate buyers. The City of Minneapolis has over 60+ neighborhood communities and each neighborhood has its own unique charm.

For example: Calhoun-Isles is neighborhood to these businesses: Calhoun Square Shopping Center, Lund’s Grocery Store, Whole Foods Grocery Store, Dunn’s Brothers Coffee Shop, It’s Greek To Me Restaurant, Stella’s Fish Café, and Penn Cycle. You will find these specific businesses are within walking distance of Lake Calhoun and also Lake of the Isle.

Also, the Minneapolis-Northeast/Riverfront neighborhood is home to: Bella Lana Knitting & Yarn Store, Parc Boutique, Keegan’s Pub, and The Bulldogs NE. The Mississippi River provides scenic walking and biking trails for everyone. 

Informational Websites:

Minneapolis Chain of Lakes


Minneapolis-Calhoun-Isles Neighborhood Data


Minneapolis Uptown Association


Lyndale Neighborhood Association


Minneapolis-Central Neighborhood


Minneapolis-Longfellow Neighborhood Community


Minneapolis-Northeast Riverfront Neighborhood Association


Phillips Neighborhood Network


Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association



Kenny Neighborhood Association


Kingfield Community Association


Minneapolis-University Neighborhood

Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Community Association


If you are interested in purchasing a condo in Minneapolis, feel free to visit my website at www.MPLSUrbanLiving.com or contact RE/MAX Results-Shannon Lindstrom, Realtor® directly at 612-616-9714.

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