The Hamline Midway neighborhood is known as active, family-friendly, and full of amenities. Hamline University and nearly a dozen other educational institutions dot the neighborhood, drawing learners from around the metro area and beyond. Numerous civic groups address local issues from urban greening to engaging youth and elders. Shops, parks, recreation centers, restaurants, and a library are right in the neighborhood making it easy for Hamline-Midway residents to walk and bike to local destinations. The neighborhood is centrally located between both downtowns and the State Fairground, served by high-frequency bus service and the future Central Corridor Light Rail line, and has easy access to I-94.
Boundaries and Zip Code
North: Pierce Butler Route
The Hamline Midway neighborhood was a vast prairie located midway between the Twin Cities when Hamline University sought to relocate from Red Wing, Minnesota in 1880. Neighborhood development initially centered around the university, expanding outward with the streetcar system into the 1950s.
Housing Styles and Types
The Hamline Midway neighborhood includes a collection of large Victorian and Eastlake style houses from the 1880s close to Hamline University. Concentrated development of the neighborhood occurred with the building of houses in block tracts of four squares, bungalows, and Tudor Revival cottages in the early 1910s to 1930s. Limited development of houses occurred in the 1940s through 1950s on available open lots and a few open blocks in the neighborhood's perimeter.
Live MSP's Schools page.
Home Purchase/Home Improvement Incentives
Hamline Midway Coalition/District Council 11 (www.hamlinemidway.org) - website has information & links to many groups & activities – please see the Get Involved tab for fairly comprehensive list & info.
News & Discussion Forums
St. Paul Hamline Midway Neighbors Forum on E-democracy.org.
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.
Hamline Midway Coalition (HMC)