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Sense of Place

My three favorite things at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden has long been one of my favorite places, and as with any place I have my favorite things within the garden. The garden was just being...
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Jackson Meadow… you can still buy in this utopia of Salmela design

I have long known that you can find David Salmela designed homes in Marine on Saint Croix, but didn’t realize they were located in the unique development of Jackson Meadow....
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Geocaching in Sochaki Park, Golden Valley

In this past Covid year of isolation any excuse to get outside has been welcome. Our son’s family has enjoyed Geocaching as a way to get out and explore the...
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St. Anthony Parkway… highest point of Grand Rounds, dividing Audubon Park and Waite Park

When the independent Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board was created in 1883, they hired landscape architect Horace Cleveland to create a blueprint for a Minneapolis park system providing public access...
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The weather factor

Weather is a central character in our sense of place in Minnesota and last week was a prime example… never before have we had so much snow so early in...
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Before the State Fairgrounds… King’s Fair in Seward neighborhood

At a closing on a home in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis the buyer noted that the legal description was the ‘Fairground Addition’… which prompted a lively discussion where we...
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Minneapolis Neighborhoods – median prices

Trying to figure out which Minneapolis neighborhoods could be the best fit for you? The list following the map below of Minneapolis Communities and Neighborhoods groups the neighborhoods into their better...
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Macalaster-Groveland… one of St. Paul’s most coveted neighborhoods

Macalaster-Groveland has long been a favorite St. Paul neighborhood. It is bordered by stately Summit Avenue on the north and Randolph Avenue bordering Highland Park neighborhood on the south, sandwiched...
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