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Prospect Park

Three neighborhoods in one: A hilly, woodsy village just minutes from both downtowns; a trendy new modern community north of University avenue with pubs and markets; and a diverse vibrant rental hub with student activity, food and coffee shops.

Prospect Park residents enjoy living in what's considered one of Minneapolis' best-kept secrets. Winding, tree-lined streets where no two homes are alike, complemented by a large diverse busy rental community near the University filled with restaurants and other activity, make this neighborhood a treasure that attracts a diverse group of fascinating residents.

Five reasons you’ll love Prospect Park

  1. Heart of the neighborhood is a historic district with hilly windy streets near the Mississippi river and the University of Minnesota.
  2. Diverse residents who are individualistic, community-minded and politically active.
  3. Convenient Green Line light rail connections to the University campus and both downtowns. Also walking, biking distance to campus, with trails along the Mississippi River. 
  4. The "witch's hat" water tower that stands on Tower Hill, the highest point in Minneapolis.
  5. Pratt School; Surly’s Pub; an Asian restaurant hub; many architect designed houses; vibrant student life; and much more.

Prospect Park Association

Witch's Hat Water Tower & Bandstand Welcome to Prospect Park East River Road Neighborhood Pratt School Ice Cream Social Frank Lloyd Wright House in Prospect Park Minneapolis 150 Malcolm Ave SE, Prospect Park