Sunday’s Site – Armatage Neighborhood, Minneapolis

NOTE: see the bottom of Sunday's Site posts for homes for sale in the area

I had an open house in the Armatage neighborhood of southwest Minneapolis yesterday and a neighbor from across the street came over to tell me how much she loves living there.

Armatage-street1

She moved to the neighborhood a couple years ago from Linden Hills, one of the most enviable Minneapolis neighborhoods, and although she misses some of her old neighbors she has fully embraced her new neighborhood. She said she loves living near the Armatage Park ballfields and loves the neighborhood sense of community!

Armatage-park1 
Named after Maude Armatage, a longtime Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner and the first woman elected to a Minneapolis municipal office, Armatage is a quiet residential neighborhood in the far southwest corner of Minneapolis. Most of the homes in the neighborhood were built in the 1950's and 1960's, with lots of ramblers and 1 1/2 story homes.

Bordering Minnehaha Creek in the northwest corner, Edina on the west along Xerxes Avenue and Richfield at Highway 62 on the south, this neighborhood has easy access to highways and Southdale shopping and medical centers. Its business strip is along Penn Avenue.

Armatage-retail1 
 Wagners family-owned Greenhouse has been in the same location at 6024 Penn Avenue for over 100 years… and old fashioned, greet-you-at-the-door Settergren Ace Hardware has been at the corner of 54th & Penn for more than 50 years. Cafe Maude, a relative new-comer to the neighborhood, is within shouting distance of the hardware store at the other end of the short retail strip. It seems fitting that this wonderful neighborhood bistro and gathering place is named after the namesake of the neighborhood, Maude Armatage.

Armatage-searchmap-1 Click here to see homes currently for sale in the Armatage neighborhood area of Southwest  Minneapolis, MN. Please be patient while the link searches for the most current listings… click on the map to zoom in until you see icons on the dots, then pass your cursor over them for property information, click for property details. 

Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX Results - EmailMinneapolis Armatage Neighborhood Realtor

RELATED POSTS

Previous PostNext Post
Written By

I love what I do! Highly insightful, analytical and creative, there is nothing I love more than helping you find the right solution for your real estate transition. My mission is to serve my clients with honesty and integrity, exceeding their expectations in service and support… and to help others by donating a portion of every transaction to Habitat for Humanity.

Related Posts

“Scent”sational Homes

đź–¨ Print Article Photo Credit: Country Hill Cottage After a lot of sweat, love and maybe some tears, you are finally ready to list your home for sale. The landscaping...

Need a Break? Take a Picnic!

đź–¨ Print Article Photo Credit: sanctuaryhomedecor.com Summer is a season of hustle and bustle, especially if you are buying or selling a home! Maybe it would do you good to...
1 Response
  1. This is my first visit to your blog! We are a group of volunteers and starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us valuable information to work on. You have done a marvelous job!

Subscribe to Our Newsletter for Market Updates & Mid-Century Modern Listings

Our weekly HomesMSP Update includes current local market information and a curated list of mid-century modern properties for sale, plus posts from an inspector, a lender, a stager, info about neighborhoods, life in the Twin Cities… even recipes!

Hidden

Blog Categories

Archives

Sharon and John Hensrud

About Us

The HomesMSP Team is committed to meeting you where you are and listening… really listening to understand you so we can use our extensive knowledge of the market and local neighborhoods to give you personalized service.