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The Elliot Park neighborhood is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Minneapolis. It has a unique urban flair and much of its original historic fabric is still visible throughout the neighborhood. Elliot Park Neighborhood, Inc. staff and community volunteers work together to broaden economic opportunities and to strengthen the cultural diversity that defines the people who live and work here. Small businesses liven up the community and include a cozy coffee house and a funky restored diner. The neighborhood is adjacent to downtown and is home to several major employers—making it easy to live close (and even in walking distance) to work.

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Boundaries and Zip Code

North: 5th Street S
South: I-94
East: I-35W
West: 5th Avenue

Zip codes: 55404 and 55415

History

Sections of Elliot Park were platted as early as 1856 and by the 1890’s Elliot Park was a fashionable downtown neighborhood. When Cottage Hospital opened it began a trend that established Elliot Park as one of the leading medical areas of the city. That trend continues today with Hennepin County Medical Center, Augustana Care Center, Benedictine Health Care Center of Minneapolis and numerous other neighborhood health and service institutions. Two parks were established in 1883, (named for their benefactors-Elliot Park and Franklin Steele Square), making them the second and third parks in the city and adding to the desirability of residential living in this downtown east neighborhood. Additional history can be found on our website: www.elliotpark.org

Housing Styles and Types

In the late 1800’s mansions sprang up along Park Avenue (The Hinkle Murphy mansion remains today as a restored historic site repurposed into an active office center). As Minneapolis grew rising land values spurred construction of brick and stone three story apartment buildings throughout the neighborhood. Some, such as the Rappahannock condominiums and the Roselle apartments, still stand and are among the oldest residential buildings in the Twin Cities. A cluster of Victorian residences survive today in the southeastern section of the neighborhood and numerous churches remain in the northwestern blocks. Visit our website for more information and photographs: www.elliotpark.org

Schools

Higher Education:

For more information on Minneapolis schools, visit Live MSP's Schools page.

Public Facilities

Home Purchase/Home Improvement Incentives

For more information about incentive programs that may be available in this neighborhood, visit Live MSP's Incentive Programs page.

Getting Involved

Elliot Park Neighborhood, Inc. brings people and resources together to preserve and promote the unique urban character of the historic Elliot Park Neighborhood: www.elliotpark.org

East Downtown Council serves as an advocate for the Downtown East and Elliot Park business community, promoting a safe, productive business environment and communication between business and civic leaders: www.edcmpls.org

Friends of Triangle Park is a volunteer group that is revitalizing Triangle Park at South 10th Street and the I-35W freeway ramps: email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Gateway Dog Park is located at Triangle Park. It is at the intersection of 4th Avenue South and 11th Street South across from the Hilton Garden Inn: www.doggrounds.org

News

Please see our website: www.elliotpark.org

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Real Estate Listings

Search Realtor.com for listings. You can search for properties by either clicking on the map or entering the neighborhood name or zip code (noting that zip code boundaries span multiple neighborhoods) into the search bar.

OwnAHomeMN.org—Check here for listings of affordable homes sold by community developers. Note: not all neighborhoods have listings.

Contacts

Elliot Park Neighborhood, Inc.
Lynn Regnier
Phone: 612-335-5846 ext 18
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East Downtown Council
Phone:612-332-4000
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Friends of Triangle Park
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Gateway Dog Park
Web: www.doggrounds.org



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