The Powderhorn Community is a vibrant area just south of downtown Minneapolis. The community received it's name from a small local lake that is in the shape of a powder horn. The majority of the housing is primarily single family residential. The exception is that many of the major roads are occupied with apartment buildings and small businesses. There are considered to be eight neighborhoods wthin the Powderhorn Community.
The Bancroft neighborhood of Minneapolis is a small neighborhood that is primarily single family residential, and most of the homes were built before 1940. The neighborhood was named after the local elementary school which was named for George Bancroft, a historian born in the early 19th century.
The Bryant Neighborhood is another residential neighborhood that's mostly single family residential with multifamily properties in the northwest section of this historic neighborhood.
The Central Neighborhood was named after Minneapolis Central High School. This is primarily a single family residential neighborhood with small multifamily apartment buildings on the primary roads
The Corcoran Neighborhood was named after William Wilson Corcoran, a gentlemen that founded the Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington D.C. in the 1800's. This progressive neighborhood is located on the Twin Cities light-rail line, which makes for easy access to downtown Minneapolis, and other major destinations.
The Lyndale Neighborhood was named after the 1400 acre Lyndale Farm that existed in this area of Minneapolis in the 1800's. The neighborhood is primarily residential, with a high concentration of apartment buildings.
A good portion of the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood is the city park itself, with the remaining neighborhood primarily single family residential. The neighborhood was annexed by the city in 1887, and the majority of the houses were built before 1920 on narrow city lots.
The Standish Neighborhood of Minneapolis and it's local elementary school were named after a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: "The Courtship Of Miles Standish". This area of Minneapolis was initially occupied by northern european imigrants in the early 1900's. The Twin Cities light rail system connects the neighborhood with downtown Minneapolis, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Mall of America and other areas along the light rail corridor.
The Whittier Neighborhood is considered to be one of the oldest neighborhoods in Minneapolis, with a high concentration of single family residential and multifamily residential. Nicollet Avenue, one of the busiest streets in the neighborhood is home to "Eat Street", an area of diverse and award winning restaurants. Whittier is also home to the nationally renowned Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Many improvements and updates (new roof, new awnings, exterior paint, hvac, concrete work, interior cosmetic work etc) to this wonderful South Minneapolis neighborhood pr...
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