Walkable Neighborhoods

Jonathan… 1960s-1970s “new town” of the future

Jonathan was a “new town” of the future in the 1970s, when John was a grad student in architecture and city planning at NDSU. We lived in Fargo, ND but...
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Linden Hills… picturesque Minneapolis lakes neighborhood with an interesting history

Linden Hills, nestled in the rolling hills between the southern shore of Bde Maka Ska (formerly known as Lake Calhoun) and the western shore of Lake Harriet, is one of...
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Discover Cottage City… Linden Hills’ historic lakeside community

When I meet with buyers looking for a house in Minneapolis, Linden Hills often appears on their wish list. After all, Minneapolis is the City of Lakes and Linden Hills...
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Treats Cereal Bar and Boba… a new kind of ice cream shop

I first noticed Treats Cereal Bar & Boba when we stopped at Punch Neapolitan Pizza across the street a few months ago and munched our lunch at the bar overlooking...
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Wheelock Parkway… an enigmatic throughway in St Paul

As a young adult from “small city” North Dakota, Minneapolis/St Paul was a fascinating, exotic place. My wife and I often explored the fascinations of the “Cities”, like landmarks, parkways...
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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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Arezzo Ristorante… high quality, authentic Sicilian cuisine, all handmade

When I heard from a former colleague that she was going to be in town I suggested meeting for lunch at Arezzo Ristorante at France and 51st, at the southern...
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Minneapolis Neighborhoods with the highest Walk Scores 2019

In 2012 I did a post about the Minneapolis neighborhoods with the highest walk scores and was reminded that it is time for an update! At that time Downtown West...
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