Featuring all of the amenities and attractions you expect from a large metropolitan area, downtown Minneapolis is a great place if you want to live in the center of an urban area.
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Do you love the excitement of big city living? Downtown Minneapolis homes for sale offer the best of urban living with all of the amenities and attractions you expect from a large metropolitan area. Whether you work downtown or just love being close to theaters, restaurants, museums, sporting events, concerts and shopping, downtown Minneapolis real estate listings are worth exploring.
You'll find downtown Minneapolis homes for sale in six distinct neighborhoods: Downtown West, Downtown East (Mill District), Elliot Park, Loring Park, North Loop (Warehouse District), and Nicollet Island (East Bank).
The heart of downtown Minneapolis, Downtown West has the majority of high-rise office buildings and residential properties. Here you'll find new and converted luxury condominiums and apartments, all within walking distance of great shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions including Nicollet Mall, Orchestra Hall and the Downtown Minneapolis Farmers Market.
Downtown East (Mill District)
The Mill District, or Downtown East, is bordered by the Mississippi River and Washington Avenue. The Mill District features elegant loft condominiums and luxury apartments in renovated and newly constructed residential properties. Downtown East homes for sale offer beautiful river or downtown views and close proximity to the Guthrie Theater, MacPhail Center for Music, Mill City Museum and numerous restaurants and cafes.
One of Minneapolis' oldest neighborhoods, Elliot Park has everything from large, older homes to converted condominiums and high-priced luxury condos. Home to North Central University, Hennepin County Medical Center and several large, active churches, Elliot Park is one of the most culturally diverse areas in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul and has become a hot spot for young professionals who work in or near downtown Minneapolis.
Located in the southwest corner of downtown Minneapolis with easy access to Interstates 94 and 394, Loring Park offers everything from historic homes and turn-of-the-century brick apartments to new construction condominiums. Loring Park homes for sale are located near the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, the Basilica of St. Mary and the Minneapolis Convention Center, as well as a variety of restaurants and cafes.
North Loop (Warehouse District)
The North Loop, or Warehouse District, of Minneapolis is located just northwest of the center of downtown. With several buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Warehouse District features beautiful converted loft condominiums and apartments. Homes in the North Loop are close to Target Field, home to the Minnesota Twins, and a variety of coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries and shops.
Nicollet Island (East Bank)
With Nicollet Island east of downtown Minneapolis and part of the east bank of the Mississippi River, this area of downtown Minneapolis offers historic homes and a number of upscale condominiums and apartments, as well as housing for the University of Minnesota. In fact, all but two homes on Nicollet Island were built in the mid- to late-19th century. Sometimes referred to as Nordeast or Old Saint Anthony, Nicollet Island has a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and boutiques.
Downtown Minneapolis homes are available in a number of different styles and price ranges for young professionals, retirees and anyone who enjoys the dynamic energy of an urban lifestyle. In addition to museums, restaurants, sporting events, nightclubs, concert venues and theaters located downtown, the city also offers the annual Holidazzle parade, Minneapolis Aquatennial, Twin Cities Marathon, art festivals, film festivals and more.
If you enjoy getting out and about, Minneapolis is also home to the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway , a linked series of Minneapolis parks with more than 50 miles of hiking, biking, skiing and driving paths. The downtown riverfront stretch of the Grand Rounds takes you through the West Side Milling District, across the Stone Arch Bridge and around Boom Island and Nicollet Island, giving you a real sense of the city's exciting history.
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Downtown Minneapolis neighborhood profile
- Easy access to shopping, restaurants, sports and cultural activities
- Major economic hub, home to several Fortune 1,000 corporations
- Skyway system and light-rail transit