Willard Hay Neighborhood News and Events



Photo by Ed Kohler licensed under Creative Commons

Near North and Willard-Hay are richly diverse, predominantly residential neighborhoods with active residents, acres of beautiful parkland, and easy access to growing retail opportunities along West Broadway Avenue-the Main Street of North Minneapolis. Here you can find historic homes in the Old Highland community-- a 30-square block area known for its large, Victorian Queen Anne "painted ladies" that were built between 1875-1899 (see photos at:http://www.oldhighland.org) and in the Homewood community--one of the city's first planned developments built between 1900-1925. Near North is also home to Lyn-Park-a subdivision with suburban-style homes and cul-de-sacs built in the 1970s. Residents enjoy countless recreational opportunities at more than half-dozen parks, beautiful vistas of the Mississippi from West River Road, many neighborhood schools, and easy access to downtown Minneapolis. 

(Desciption from livemsp.org)

For detailed demographic information, see the neighborhood profile from Minnesota Compass

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