The Nokomis Community is in the southeast corner of Minneapolis, and took it's name from the lake that is within it's borders, Lake Nokomis. Lake Nokomis received it's name from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Song Of Hiawathä". Nokomis was the grandmother of Hiawatha, the legendary indian hero from this famous writing. This wonderful area of Minneapolis adjacent to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, and is known for it's walking and biking trails along Minnehaha Creek and the lakes within it's borders. There are eleven separate neighborhoods in the Nokomis Community of Minneapolis.
The Diamond Park Neighborhood received it's name from Diamond Lake a small lake that is in the southwest section of this neighborhood. Diamond Lake is surrounded by a large city park of 40 acres. This particular area of Nokomis is mostly residential, and has a strong community association.
The Ericsson Neighborhood received it's name from inventor and engineer, John Ericsson, who designed and built the U.S.S. Monitor for the military during the Civil War. This particular area of Minneapolis has a small lake and substantial city park land, including a popular city golf course.
The Field Neighborhood is named after the local school, Field Elementary. The school received it's name from Eugene Field a writer of children's poetry. The Field Neighborhood borders Interstate 35W, and has frontage on Minnehaha Creek, with it's wonderful walking and biking trails.
The Keewaydin Neighborhood is located on the shores of Lake Nokomis, and is mostly single family residential. The neighborhood recieved it's name from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, "The Song of Hiawatha". In the Chippewa indian language Keewaydin means "the home wind" or "northwest wind".
The Hale Neighborhood has frontage on Lake Nokomis and Minnehaha Creek and is mostly single family residential. The neighborhood received it's name from Hale Elementary. Hale has a strong community association which stresses neighbor involvement.
The Minnehaha Neighborhood abuts the Twin Cities light rail system, which allows residents of this popular neighborhood easy access to downtown Minneapolis, and other popular destinations. This neighborhood took it's name from the Minnehaha Creek, which meanders through the north end of this neighborhood.
The Morris Park Neighborhood is just north of the international airport, and received it's name from Mary Morris, the daughter of one of the original European settlers of Minneapolis. This neighborhood developed quickly in the early 1900's, because of it's easy access to the railroad and streetcars that navigated through this area.
The Northrop Neighborhood has gained immense popularity in the past ten years because of it's quaint homes, and it's vibrant restaurant and shopping scene on Chicago Avenue. This neighborhood received it's name from it's school, Northrop Elementary, which took it's name from Cyrus Northrop, the second president of the University of Minnesota.
Minnehaha Creek wanders through the north end of the Page Neighborhood of Minneapolis, and this particular neighborhood has some of the largest homes in the Nokomis Community. Like many of the neighborhoods of Minneapolis, Page took it's name from Page Elementary, a school that was named after Walter Hines Page, an editor and diplomat from the mid 1800's.
The Regina Neighborhood is located on the north end of the Nokomis Community and the neighborhood was named after Regina Parochial school which has since closed. Regina is primarily single family homes built in the late 1930's and 1940's.
The Wenonah Neighborhood is on the far south end of Minneapolis and is in close proximity to Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport. This particular neighborhood is mostly single family residential, and is known for it's easy accessibility.
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