Post by ● Sep 9, 2015

Northeast: Logan Park

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Logan Park, located in the Northeast community of Minneapolis and is bordered on the north by 19th Avenue Northeast, on the east by Central Avenue Northeast, on the south by Broadway Avenue Northeast, and on the west by Washington Street Northeast. This 150-acre neighborhood of over 2,000 residents is nearly half residential with the other half dedicated to parks and commercial uses. The neighborhood hosts many large Victorian houses, and a square dating back to the 1800’s. The neighborhood got its name from Civil War general and U.S. Sen. John A. Logan. The neighborhood is near the center of Northeast Minneapolis and, much like the rest of the community, is home to many artists, making it a creative and imaginative place to live. The Northrup King Building is in the neighborhood, offering residents year-round opportunities to shop for art, apparel, furniture, and more. Other studio spaces in the neighborhood include the Casket Arts Building, Waterbury Building, Q.arma Building, Solar Arts Building and the Thorpe Building. There is a heavy mix of housing in the neighborhood with larger Victorian-style homes as well as smaller wood frame houses. Low-rise rental units, either fourplexes or duplexes, can also be found in the neighborhood.

The Ideal Diner was built in 1949 and has been a popular spot in Northeast community ever since it was established. The old neon sign gleams brightly into Central Avenue as it draws visitors into the restaurant every evening. Serving a diverse base of customers, the Ideal Diner is a 15-stool diner with a counter to watch your food being cooked. The environment is perfect for conversations of all sorts or for watching major sporting events. People come to experience the atmosphere and fellowship that the diner offers. The diner welcomes anyone in to enjoy the experience, as they continue to be a popular destination.

Another destination that residents enjoy is Maya Cuisine. A Mexican restaurant and bar serving a Sunday brunch buffet, lunch, and dinner, residents enjoy the authentic taste and generous portions.

Rosalux is Minnesota’s longest running collective art gallery. Located within the Logan Park neighborhood, it currently houses the work of over 20 modern visual artists. The work of these artists can be found in foremost collections all over the world, and the artists have received significant grants, placements, and awards. The gallery is located in the Van Buren Building in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District, and on the east side of the Logan Park neighborhood.

The Logan Park neighborhood is home to just one park:

Logan Park: Logan Park is a 10.4-acre park that shares the name of the neighborhood in which it resides. An athletic center within the neighborhood, Logan Park is home to many league sports, special events, and pick-up games throughout the year. The park has baseball, softball, soccer, and football fields, basketball and tennis courts, broomball, ice skating, and hockey rinks, a playground, wading pool, and walking paths. Logan Park is active year-round and a key component of the Logan Park neighborhood.

If you have any questions regarding the city of Minneapolis, the Northeast Community, or if you would like to sell or buy a house in the area, please feel free to visit Twin Cities Property Finder or call 1-800-909-1953.