Willard Hay Minneapolis Real Estate
Willard-Hay is a neighborhood on the northwest side of Minneapolis within the larger Near North Community of the city. The boundaries of the neighborhood are Penn Avenue, Olson Highway, Theodore Wirth Park, Broadway Avenue and Penn Avenue.
Willard-Hay is mainly a residential area and includes Willard-Homewood which is one of Minneapolis' first planned developments which was built in the first quarter of the 20th century.
Local residents often refer to Willard-Hay as Willard-Homewood. Willard-Hay is named after two of the elementary schools in the neighborhood - Francis Willard and John Hay. Francis Willard Elementary School was named after an educator, author and reformer. John Hay Elementary School was named after an American author and diplomat