Minneapolis Real Estate: Condos & Lofts Urban Living


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Are you are looking for urban living with a contemporary flair? Minneapolis condo or loft city living may be for you.

The City of Minneapolis has incredible neighborhoods; the downtown and also the uptown areas are just two of many locations that provide opportunities to experience and explore city living.

There are numerous condo & loft developments in the following Minneapolis walking neighborhoods, providing individuals basic to unique floor plans with any style from modern chic, classic, too green-friendly. Enjoy state of art amenities from sophisticated design characteristics.


The Minneapolis north loop is a historical warehouse district. You will find old warehouses and factories converted to lofts with features such as: high ceilings, exposed ductwork & brick, factory-size windows, and concrete or wood floors. Also, the newer mid-rise condo developments in the north loop offer floor to ceiling glass windows, modern kitchens, and bathrooms. The shared amenities in a few of these condo buildings are: an excercise room, amusement/party room, and also a roof-top patio.

A new addition to the neighborhood is Whole Foods; which it has been a great addition to the area. You will find coffee shops, cafes, to fine dining, art galleries, and also middle to high-end retail shops.

The Target Field Stadium is located here. This is home for the Minnesota Twins baseball team; this is a great benefit for north loop baseball fans, since it is only blocks away from the areas condos or lofts.

If you enjoy the outdoors, James I. Rice Park located in the northeast section of the north loop along the Mississippi River, has bike and walking trails that run through the park which is part of the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway.

The Minneapolis St. Anthony Falls/NE of the River is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River. You find the classic to elegant high-rise condos, modern luxury condos with floor-to-ceiling windows, and also high-end brownstone townhomes.

For your four-legged friends, St. Anthony Parkway Dog Park is a great benefit for condo owners northeast of the river with dogs.dog picture

The downtown Minneapolis skyline view from northeast of the river is a beautiful site, especially from a condo balcony and or a roof-top deck in the evening hours. Also, if you enjoy walking or biking along the Mississippi River, the view of the Stone Arch Bridge is breathe-taking.

You are within walking distance of casual to fine dining restaurants, quaint coffee shops, art galleries, and trendy, specialty stores.

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Downtown Minneapolis Skyline

The Minneapolis Mill City District is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River and the east side of downtown Minneapolis. This historic urban neighborhood used to be the flour milling capital of the world. The flour mills and factories have been converted into modern, chic mid to high-end condos and lofts. You will find some of the lofts in the area offer floor to ceiling windows, exposed brick, concrete floors, and roof-top decks.

The condo residents who live in the heart of the Minneapolis Mill District are within walking distance of US Bank Statium, coffee shops, restaurants, and retail shops.  The neighborhood is also home to the Mill City Farmers Market, the Guthrie Theatre, the Mill City Museum, and also the Riverfront Gold Medal Park.

The light-rail train is within two blocks of the Guthrie Theatre.

The downtown-east neighborhood of Minneapolis is the center of the business district has many high-rise condo living opportunities for buyers who want to live in the center of Minneapolis. You will find modern too classic luxurious to green-friendly high-rise condos. The amenities that some of condo developments offer are: gourmet kitchens, open floor plans, 24-hour front reception, a business center, parking valet, fitness centers, party rooms, and in some cases indoor pools. There are a few high-rise developments that have a dog walking services and also have their own dog parks.

Minneapolis downtown living gives you shopping along the Nicollet Mall and a rich variety of dining possibilities.

The Minneapolis uptown neighborhood has anywhere from modern condos with floor-to-ceiling windows and gourmet kitchen to charming 1900’s low-rise condos with wood floors and the original crown molding, converted mansion condominiums to luxury high-rise condos with open floor plans and state of the art amenities within walking distance of Lake Calhoun and Lake of Isles.shutterstock_88948273_cropped

Some of the advantages of condo living in the walking neighborhood of the uptown location are you can stop-by the local 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 Lake Calhoun and or Lake of the Isles.

The Minneapolis condo real estate market is ever-changing, so I make it my priority to educate my clients throughout the entire buying and selling process. I utilize the latest technologies, the local real estate market research and business strategies to exceed my client’s expectationsI can help you achieve your goal of urban living, whether you are looking to buy and or sell a condo in the Minneapolis location. 

If you want a Minneapolis – St Paul Urban Realtor who specializes in condos & lofts, feel free to contact me via MPLSUrbanLiving.com or call 612-616-9714.

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Shannon Lindstrom, REALTOR®, AHWD, GREEN
748 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
Direct: 612-616-9714



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