Post by ● Sep 9, 2015

Northeast: Northeast Park

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Northeast Park, located in Minneapolis’ Northeast community, can be divided into three sections. The western portion is predominantly residential and is home to several of restored Victorian-era homes and rental sections. In the very center of the neighborhood is “The Quarry”, which is a large regional shopping center, and a cushion between the small residential portion of the neighborhood and the eastern section. The eastern section is home to Hillside Cemetery and Honeywell International manufacturing. Northeast Park has quick access to downtown Minneapolis through I-35 and is close to the artist galleries in the nearby neighborhoods Logan Park and Sheridan. This neighborhood of around 600 residents is a small and peaceful spot in which to live.

The Northeast Park neighborhood is home to the Nimbus Theatre. An independent theatre, the Nimbus is known for its artist-driven productions. Each show is a collaborative effort where artists and acting talent explore new ideas and strive to create innovative works of art. The theatre is a community theatre and thus encourages participation from members of the surrounding communities.

One of the most notable coffee shops in the neighborhood is The Spyhouse Coffee Roasting Co. Their green buying team chooses coffees that are available for a range of appetites and are responsibly grown. It is their desire to provides a local hangout to study, meet a friend, or enjoy a date. The shop works hard to create an excellent experience for its visitors.

The Jim Lupient Water Park is one of the biggest attractions found within the Northeast Park neighborhood. It features 3 large water slides, a log water walk, an interactive spray and splash pad, water volleyball, lap swimming lanes, and more. Open during the warmer months, residents enjoy a fun, convenient way to cool down from the summer sun. Additionally, adjacent to the water park is the Grand Rounds miniature golf course. It offers 18 holes of zany, wacky, and fun holes for visitors to golf on and shares operating hours with the water park, making it a convenient activity to add on to the water park.

While the Northeast Park neighborhood does not have any established public parks, it is home to a large collection of ballfields located near the Jim Lupient Water Park. Visitors can utilize these fields for baseball, softball, football, soccer, or frisbee. Additionally, the local neighborhood utilizes this area for community leagues and games.

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.