There's something pretty awesome about a huge park in the middle of the city with nearly every amenity you could ask for in a park… tons of green space with playgrounds and wooded walking paths, a lake with a pavillion, cafe and paddle boats, free concerts and plays, cross country ski trails, a golf course, picnic areas with built-in grills, a Japanese garden, a conservatory for year-round greenery…

 
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… a free zoo where you can see the animals up close…

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…and an amusement park including a historic carousel.  There is something for everyone at Como Park!

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All of this, located in the heart of the city… near the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and about midway between dowtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. It has been a popular destination for about 100 years… only caution is to beware of crowds!

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The ornate west gate entrance to the park at the end of Midway Parkway connecting the park to the State Fairgrounds came from former Stonebridge, the 28-acre St. Paul estate along the Mississippi River that was the grandest private residence ever built in the Twin Cities…

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…and when the privately-owned Longfellow Zoological Gardens near Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis closed around 1930 it donated some of its animals to the Como Zoo.

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It should come as no surprise that this popular park is also a home of the Como Park neighborhood, a popular place to live. Not only is it conveniently located about midway between the two cities, it also has easy access to multiple colleges and universities.

Check out ComoPark homes for sale. There are currently 37 homes for sale ranging in price from $55,000 to $349,900… with an average price of $206,017.

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Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX ResultsEmailSt. Paul Como Park Realtor

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