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Waite Park is a quiet, urban neighborhood nestled in the corner of Northeast Minneapolis. Saint Anthony Parkway runs along the southern border of the neighborhood and is part of the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway. Waite Park boasts of highly educated, socially responsible and politically active residents that take pride in their neighborhood and their community. With a close proximity to a number of parks and a premier Minneapolis elementary school, Waite Park is a great place to raise a family. Waite Park has diverse housing styles— historic bungalows, mid-century ranch-styles, and more—that are sure to appeal to many different tastes!

Boundaries and Zip Code

North: 37th Avenue NE @ the city boundary
South: Saint Anthony Parkway
East: Stinson Avenue
West: Central Avenue NE

Zip code: 55418

History

Waite Park was incorporated into the City of Minneapolis in 1887, but continued to grow and develop through the 1950s. It grew throughout the following decades along Central Avenue and Saint Anthony Parkway, within close proximity to Columbia Park Golf Course. Today, Waite Park is primarily, a residential neighborhood with over 2400 households.

Housing Styles and Types

Waite Park contains a diverse range of housing styles from Craftsman-style homes built in the 1910’s to large 1920’s Bungalows and 1950’s Ranch-style homes. Waite Park has encouraged some new single-family home building in the 21st century as well as maintaining apartment living along Central Avenue.

Schools

Public School:

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

Public Facilities

Home Purchase/Home Improvement Incentives

  • Home Renovation Program: Borrow up to $10,000 at 4% interest for making home improvements.
  • Emergency Home Repair: Borrow up to $7,500 for emergency repairs such as furnace replacement, city code compliance issues, etc.
  • More information on both these programs, as well as our Block Club and Security Rebate programs are available at: http://waiteparkneighborhood.org/programs.html

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

Getting Involved

News

The “Waite Park Voice” is delivered to all residents of Waite Park, free of charge, on a bimonthly basis.

Statistics

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

Waite Park Community Council
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Web: www.waiteparkneighborhood.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waitepark
Twitter: https://twitter.com/waiteparkcc



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