Whittier Minneapolis Real Estate
One of the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Minneapolis is Whittier. The area was settled in the early 19th century and was named after John Greenleaf Whittier, a Quaker poet. Within the community of Whittier, Blaisdell Avenue and Third Avenue boast some of the oldest homes in the city of Minneapolis.
Whittier is a neighborhood on the south side of Minneapolis. The neighborhood is bordered by Franklin Avenue, Interstate 35W, Lake Street West and Lyndale Avenue South.
This old neighborhood boasts beautiful architecture and homes filled with character. There is a distinct mix of home styles, from exquisite mansions built for affluent families to modest homes built in the early 20th century to charming brownstone row houses. The neighborhood is a showcase of the many Minnesota architectural styles of the past century.
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There are 348 acres of land in the Whittier neighborhood and almost 40% of that is used for multi-family housing, of those, nearly 90% are renter occupied. 60% of the land includes a wide variety of uses other than just homes, including businesses, a children's theatre, an art school and eclectic restaurants. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts calls the neighborhood of Whittier home.