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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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The Southeast quadrant of Edina is bordered between highways 100 and 62. To the east of this region is the City of Richfield and to the south is the City of Bloomington. This quadrant has 9 neighborhoods which include Lake Cornelia, Southdale, Lake Edina, South Cornelia, Promenade, Parklawn, Pentagon Park, Centennial Lakes and Edinborough. The… Read more »

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The Windom neighborhood is located in the Southwest community of Minneapolis. Lyndale Avenue S, Highway 121, Diamond Lake Road, 54th St W, Interstate 35W and Highway 62 border the neighborhood. Both the Windom neighborhood and its elementary school were named after William Windom. He served in the 1800’s as a United States senator from Minnesota… Read more »

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The Wenonah neighborhood is located on the southern edge of Minneapolis and found in the Nokomis community. Near the southern border, a piece of the neighborhood ranges into the city Richfield. The Wenonah neighborhood got its name after Hiawatha’s mother, the daughter of Nokomis, from a legend that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow attributes to Ojibwe people in… Read more »

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The Diamond Lake neighborhood is located on the southern end of Minneapolis. The Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport is situated directly to the southwest, and the city of Richfield is immediately south. The neighborhood derives its name from the lake found on its western side. Diamond Lake’s northeastern corner attaches to Lake Nokomis recreation areas and… Read more »

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