Standish Minneapolis Real Estate
Located in the South East section of Minneapolis, the neighborhood of Standish is named for its local elementary school, which itself takes its name from a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Standish is connected to several other Minneapolis neighborhoods by the light rail system, including the central Downtown neighborhood. This neighborhood is full of life and energy, from the residents, to the gorgeous parks, to the events and activities here throughout the year, to the architecture of the neighborhood's buildings themselves. The neighborhood has plenty of beautiful outdoor space, specifically Lake Hiawatha Park.
The beloved Roosevelt Community Library calls this neighborhood home, which offers a fantastic place for residents of all ages to read, listen to and watch all the library has to offer. There are many great local businesses in the area which offer residents convenient amenities in service of helping out local businessmen and women.
The main architectural style of the area is single-family Bungalow homes. There are a few other varieties dispersed here and there, but you will mostly find Bungalows here.
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There's a real community feel in Standish, with several active public organizations including churches, the YMCA and similar clubs, as well as many parks, playgrounds, and recreational centers both in Standish and the adjacent neighborhood of Ericsson. Nearby Sibley Park, an attractive, well-maintained recreational area offers fun for family outings, with scenic walk-ways, tennis courts, and a playground and wading pool.
Standish is a quiet neighborhood with a population of around seven thousand, with all the advantages of a busy city-thanks to the light rail system, Downtown Minneapolis, great shopping in nearby St. Paul and some of the biggest and best parks in the city are just minutes away.
Standish - Minneapolis MN Homes & Condos MLS
The homes in this predominantly residential neighborhood were built mainly by Norwegian and Swedish immigrants in the early 1900s. New residential areas are springing up along what is known as the Hiawatha Avenue Corridor, located in the Eastern section of Standish. The variety of recreational activities available makes this a perfect area for anyone who's looking for a great neighborhood.