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Due to the Cleveland Neighborhood’s proximity to downtown Minneapolis, Maple Grove and Golden Valley, the neighborhood is a favorite for commuters who are looking for a residential community that is close to work and conveniently located to key shopping districts.

Hennepin County’s renovation of Lowry Avenue will be complete by 2010 and will offer opportunities for new commercial and housing development. This corridor is being studied for potential light rail expansion as part of the Bottineau Transit Corridor.

Victory Memorial Parkway, a part of the City of Minneapolis’ Grand Rounds, runs along the western border of the neighborhood, was declared an historic district and offers 3.8 miles of tree lined walking and biking trails. Theodore Wirth Park is just minutes south on Victory Memorial Parkway, providing recreational activities such as golfing, skiing or hiking.

Neighborhood community activities include Live on the Drive, a community planned music event, annual garden tour, National Night Out, block clubs and other social opportunities. Regional activities include several arts events and art crawls, live local music, community theater and performance arts.


Boundaries and Zip Code

North: Dowling Avenue N
South: Lowry Avenue
East: Penn Avenue N
West: Xerxes Avenue N

Zip code: 55412


The beauty and convenience of Victory Memorial Drive, dedicated in 1921, led to rapid housing development for working class families in the 1920s and 1930s. The neighborhood was named for Grover Cleveland, our nation’s 22nd and 24th President.

Housing Styles and Types

The large majority of homes in the Cleveland Neighborhood are single family two to three bedroom homes built between 1920 and 1940 in Period Revival styles of the time such as Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival and Craftsman Bungalows. The homes average 1100-1400 square feet and may include finished basements.


Public School:

Specialty School:

  • Camden Music School (all ages, located in Luther Memorial Lutheran Church,
    3751 Sheridan Ave. N.)

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

Public Facilities

  • United States Post Office 2306 Lowry Avenue North

Home Purchase/Home Improvement Incentives

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

Getting Involved

The Cleveland Neighborhood Association (CNA) represents the neighborhood residents and businesses on the City and County levels and is an active participant in the Neighborhood Revitalization Program. CNA also performs services to its members and invites participation from its members in the areas of Public Safety, Community Development, Education and Community Building.

Business Organizations include the Northwest Minneapolis Business Association, West Broadway Area Coalition, Camden Alliance of Neighborhoods and Camden Lions.

Civic Organizations include the Northside Arts Collective, Northside Marketing Task Force, Northside Neighborhood Alliance, NorthWay Community Trust

Religious Organizations – Luther Memorial Church


Cleveland produces a quarterly newsletter which is mailed to each residence in the neighborhood but is also can be accessed through our website.


Real Estate Listings

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Cleveland Neighborhood Association

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