A Guide To Visiting The Minneapolis Northeast Arts District

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Voted as one of the best art districts in America, Minneapolis Northeast offers an eclectic mix of both old and new world charm. The southern part of the district is filled with decades-old bars & pubs along with award-winning restaurants, and breweries. The place is dotted with art studios galore that come even more alive when the annual Art A Whirl studio tour takes place. The district becomes more and more residential as you move towards the north, finally transitioning into suburbs. Following are some of the iconic landmarks of this place where you can taste the true flavors of this district.

  • Grumpy’s Bar: Grumpy’s is one of the most iconic bar of the Minneapolis Northeast Arts District. The place serves local beer and all of Minnesota’s bar food you could want.
  • Ritz Theater: This beloved Minneapolis theater has been there in the district since 1926. Witness performances of popular shows along with food and drinks from Surdyk’s here. 
  • Erte and the Peacock Lounge: If you are looking to taste some French American food with some live music, pop into the Erte with its supper club atmosphere. Toss back some of the best martinis of the city in The Peacock lounge just across the road.
  • Sikora’s Polish Market: This self-proclaimed Little Poland market lies right in the middle of the Northeast Arts District.
  • Gasthof’s: Sample some traditional fare at this German beer hall. The place is great as a warm-weather hang out with friends while also being the hub of Das Boot drinking competition.
  • Mayslack: If you are on the lookout for reasonably cost drinks with some local band music, Mayslack bar is the place for you. The place is popular among both local residents as well as hipsters.

The walking style lanes of the Minneapolis Arts District are full of independent galleries and shops that are worthy of exploration. In addition, there are plenty of events and tours that keep happening throughout the year to make the place livelier and more interesting. 

If you’re looking to buy or sell a condo or a home in the Minneapolis Northeast location and/or the surrounding areas, please feel free to call, text, or email me at your earliest convenience.

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Minneapolis Lowry Hill: Real Estate

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Lowry Hill is a Minneapolis, Minnesota neighborhood located in the Calhoun-Isles area. The Lowry Hill location was named after one of it’s first residents, a real estate mogul, a lawyer and also a businessman Thomas Lowry in the late nineteenth century.

The Lowry Hill neighborhood is near Interstate 394 towards the north and Interstate 94 towards the east. Towards the south is the West 22nd Street, Lakes of Isles Park road towards the southwest, Hennepin Avenue towards the southeastern, along with South Logan Avenue and South Morgan Avenue towards the West. With both the two districts divided by Hennepin Avenue, Lowry Hill lies northwestern of Lowry Hill East.

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House styles

Prior to 1900, several homes in Lowry Hill were designed based on Victorian architecture. Other types, however, made appearances too though, including the Romanesque, English Tudor and Rambler style, Colonial and Prairie, Mediterranean and Richardson. Most of these residences were designed soon after the creation of the area as a favored residential area for many of the richest residents of Minneapolis. The appearance of Lowry Hill has persisted almost untouched for more than 100 years, although some of the massive homes constructed by original residents have been turned into condominiums.

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Transportation in Lowry Hill

Lowry Hill is renowned for beautifully landscaped gardens. The location is wonderful for those open to a walking neighborhood. You will find neighborhood grocery stores, medical clinics, bars and restaurants are within walking distance. The Lowry Hill is sustainable neighborhood. The same errands are also possible by using a bicycle. This is a unique advantage of the location. The transit option is average in the area with good connectivity with public buses.

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If you’re considering buying or selling a condo or a single-family home in the Minneapolis Lowry Hill neighborhood or the surrounding areas, please feel free to contact RE/MAX Results – Shannon Lindstrom, Realtor at 612-616-9714 or visit www.ShannonLindstromRealtor.com today.

Minneapolis Loring Park Activities & Events

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Loring Park proudly retains the distinction of being one of numerous historic and popular neighborhoods in Minneapolis. This park offers a variety of outdoor opportunities for its residents and visitors.

Loring Park is the place for you, if you like a fun stroll around the park all year round and marvel at the beauty the park holds. If you like to walk your dog in the park, you might want to visit the Loring Park Off Leash Dog Park. The dog park areas are completely fenced for your dog to run and play in the park.

Also, Loring Park has a fantastic ice rink for those who enjoy ice skating in the winter months.

If you enjoy gardening in the summer months, Loring Park has a community garden managed by MPRB staff and also community members. The plot applications are due by the 1st of February.

On a side note, if you’re looking a beautiful location for a wedding or a social gathering place Loring Community Art Center might be a great option.

All through the year, Loring Park holds many festivals. The most popular event of the season in the region is the Twin Cities Pride Festival. Loring Park hosts thousands of visitors during this event and also acts as an urban music venue and neighborhood meeting place.

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Loring Park Berger Fountain

In conjunction, Loring Park also acts as a venue for a city-wide winter celebration, Holidazzle, mostly during wintertime. Holidazzle brings a lot of excitement to its guests, including fun decorations and live music.

If you wish to view the Loring Park Calendar of Events, please visit the Minneapolis Park & Recreation website for details.

Are you considering buying a condo or loft in Loring Park or the surrounding area? Please feel free to contact RE/MAX Results – Shannon Lindstrom, Realtor at 612-616-9714 or visit www.ShannonLindstromRealtor.com today.

Things to do in the North East Minneapolis Artist District

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The Art District in North East Minneapolis includes several art studios, performance spaces, and galleries, and is the most sought-after area for inspiration. It is embedded in a unique neighborhood that includes craft breweries, iconic restaurants, trendy shops that line the streets, along with galleries that attract talent. Here are some of the things to do in the Artist District.

Food and drink

The Art District is filled with some great restaurants and pubs that can get your taste buds dancing. From the Northeast Bistro that offers American and Continental food to Alaskan cod and Irish pub food offered by Anchor Fish and Chips, and French-American food, craft cocktails by Erte, Art District has a lot of options. You can also enjoy the amazing craft beer from Dangerous Man Brewery while munching on award-winning wood-fired pizza from Young Joni.

For art lovers

The Art District, the hallmark of Northeast Minneapolis is the place hundreds of artists call home. Artists open their galleries and flaunt their creations at a variety of art crawls and fairs. You must not miss Art-A-Whirl that happens every third weekend of May. Some of the best galleries include the Bent Art Gallery, Rosalux Gallery, Blue Sky Galleries, Rogue Buddha Gallery, and the Mpls Photo Center.

Shopping is great

While you are mesmerized by the art and appreciating everything that is offered, you must not miss exploring the studios at Solar Art Buildings and Northrup King. you must dive through the amazing collection that Key North Boutique has to offer. They have a unique collection designer wear using sustainable fabrics, specially made for women. There are other places you can shop from such as Rewind Minneapolis for unique and used products, and Magus Books and Herbs for an assortment of products to expand your spiritual perspectives.

Neighborhood visits

That’s not all! There are several places you can visit in the neighborhood such as Firefighter’s Hall and Museum, St Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Lowry Avenue Bridge, Sheridan Memorial, Jackson Square Park, Minnehaha Falls, Nickelodeon Universe among others.

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Minneapolis – Kenwood Neighborhood Living: Luxury Condos & Homes

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Kenwood is one of the neighborhoods in Minneapolis, situated in the Calhoun-Isles community, bordered by Cedar Lake Parkway (west), West Lake of the Isles Parkway (east), Kenwood Parkway (north), and Kenilworth Place (south).

Affluent living

This affluent neighborhood boasts of luxury condos and homes, with mansions along parkways for residents to live in. Located in Hennepin County, Kenwood is one of the best neighborhoods to consider if you’re looking to buy a luxury condo or home.     

The condos and homes in the neighborhood have been developed keeping in mind the amenities that are crucial to luxury living, with home rates being 3 times the average in Minneapolis. 

Luxury condos and homes built in late 1800s attract the more homebuyers. Although many of the constructions date back a century, they’ve been revamped and restored to offer a luxury appearance and feel. These luxury condos and homes come with state of the art appliances that have already been installed.

Kenwood’s luxury condos and homes are also well connected to social amenities, including gyms, parks, shopping centers, parlous, and spas.

Upscale living with the beauty of nature

Kenwood offers residents upscale living combined with the beauty of nature. Residents can enjoy breath-taking views, recreational lands, and several lakes. Cedar Lake and Lake of the Isles are 2 natural attractions in the area, and there are many recreational activities to be enjoyed here. Residents can even indulge in some winter skating, snowshoeing, hiking, or just walking around and absorbing the beauty of the place.     

Well connected to other facilities

If you need to step out of your luxury condo or home for something, you’ll find it easy to commute to the nearest retail shop, bookstore, boutique, deli, or café. The Kenwood Community Center is perfect for residents, and the neighborhood even has an assisted living facility for the retired community, Kenwood Park. Kenwood Elementary School and The Blake School are some of the best educational institutions in the neighborhood.   

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