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The Nokomis community is known for its primarily residential nature and is home to nearly 38,000 residents. While there are several local businesses and commercial developments that can be found among the community’s 11 unique neighborhoods, the majority of land space is reserved for housing and park land. While this article does not provide a… Read more »

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Not to be confused with the Como neighborhood in Minneapolis, the Como neighborhood in St. Paul is an attractive and peaceful residential neighborhood with a population of almost 12,000 residents. The neighborhood encompasses Como Park, and contains many features such as Lake Como, the Como Zoo, and the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. The State Fairgrounds are… Read more »

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Standish is located within the Powderhorn community in Minneapolis. This neighborhood was named after an area elementary school, which had been called Miles Standish after a work by the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was considered the outskirts of the city until immigrants, mainly Swedish and Norwegian, started developing housing here in the early 1900’s…. Read more »

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The Ericsson neighborhood in southeast Minneapolis is located within the Nokomis community. It derives its name from John Ericsson, who was a Swedish engineer and inventor. The Ericsson neighborhood is a mainly residential neighborhood, with its western half littered by recreational areas. Lake Hiawatha Park and Lake Hiawatha Golf Course are two of the most noteworthy… Read more »

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The University community, located in the central-eastern section of Minneapolis, is home to nearly 40,000 residents. A collection of 6 neighborhoods, University is known for its scenic location near the downtown area and several major area schools. The 6 neighborhoods found within the community are Cedar-Riverside, Como, Marcy-Holmes, Nicollet Island/East Bank, Prospect Park, and University…. Read more »

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