The City of Minneapolis, MN is a boom-town for progressive activity and family living. With a population of over 410,000 residents, it has grown to become the 46th largest city in the U.S. This city has it all from theater, to fine dining, commerce, professional sports, as well as an eclectic music scene. Activities are in abundance as well as job opportunities since the city has the 5th highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies within its city limits. Minneapolis has some of the finest of neighborhoods also, which is great for family living and here's a more in-depth look at what the neighborhoods has to offer.
Located on the eastside of "Lake of the Isles," East Isles has a timeless feel about itself with senior living and smaller family homes. The tree-lined streets are beautiful as it matches the area's vibrant historic feel. Waterways and parks are everywhere here as well as serenity. The neighborhood is part of the "chain of lakes." There is plenty of space to participate in outdoor activities and there are plenty of lagoons, lakes, and streams to enjoy if you're a "water-sport" type of person. East Isles' neighborhood from Hennepin Avenue towards the east to lake shores on the west. This is green-living at an affordable price and at its finest.
For those who are raising a family, Fulton is the place to be. This exclusive area is in the southwest corner of the city. It's bound by Penn Avenue South on the east and by 47th Street West on the north. This neighborhood has a commercial district that is lined with shops, restaurants, businesses, and offices. Perishing Park has everything for outdoor activists as it hosts tennis courts, basketball courts, and soccer fields. Children or adults will never get bored here. Children and adults have access to the highest of education needs thanks to the numerous public and private educational facilities. In-a-sense, Fulton seems like it's been pulled straight of a story book.
Located in the city's Southwest is Lynnhurst and it offers some of city/country living thanks to its eclectic scene. Here you'll find large prairie style, revival, and colonial styled homes. This neighborhood is bound to the north by West 46th Street and to the south by West 54th Street. Lake Hairriet and Penn Avenue South is just to its west for further clarification. The area is known as "old world charm and modern day living." Lynnhurst has a natural beautiful setting, numerous schools, and plenty of recreational activities to enjoy. Shopping, small boutiques, restaurants, businesses, coffee shops, and retailors can all be found here. Lynnhurst is basically the best of the best and it's one of Minneapolis' finest neighborhoods.