The Seward neighborhood is within the Longfellow district in Minneapolis, Minnesota, just southwest of the downtown area. The boundaries of the Seward neighborhood include I-94 on the north, the Mississippi River on the east, the 27th Street railroad tracks on the south, and Hiawatha Avenue to the west. Located just south of Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota, Seward offers a variety of shops, restaurants, theaters, and other businesses along with parks and nature areas.
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Listings in the Seward neighborhood are located near the Mississippi River, the University of Minnesota, Augsburg College, parks, shops, restaurants, cafés, bars, theaters, the Seward Community Co-op grocery store, and walking and cycling trails. Matthews Park is in the middle of the Seward neighborhood, and provides equipment for a variety of outdoor play, including basketball, tennis and sand volleyball courts; softball and soccer fields; ice rinks for skating, hockey, and broom ball; gardens, walking and biking paths; playgrounds and a wading pool; and a recreation center. The Matthews Recreation Center provides year-round programming, classes, and activities for all ages. Amenities include an indoor gymnasium with a basketball and volleyball court, a rentable meeting room, a craft room, and a kitchen. There is also a small green space, Merwyn Triangle Park, off of Franklin Avenue. Brackett Park is located adjacent to the neighborhood to the southwest, and provides additional activities such as playing fields, sport courts, a playground and wading pool, a skate park, and a recreation center with rentable meeting rooms, kitchen, and a public computer lab. Riverside Park is located next to the Mississippi River, offering a full sized soccer field, a softball field, basketball and tennis courts, a playground and a wading pool. Adjacent to Riverside Park is the Franklin Terrace Off-Leash dog park, providing a large area for play. Biking trails also run through the neighborhood, with trails running along Hiawatha Avenue to Downtown Minneapolis, and the Midtown Greenway at the southern border of the neighborhood which spans across Minneapolis, both making it easy for bicycle commuters to travel across the city. Bicycle and walking trails also run along the Mississippi River, making a scenic route for people to commute to other Minneapolis destinations or to simply take time to leisurely enjoy the riverside. Augsburg College and the West Bank of the University of Minnesota are located just north of the Seward neighborhood.
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The Seward Neighborhood lies within the Minneapolis Public School District. The main public schools serving the neighborhood include Anne Sullivan Communications school (Pre-K-8), and South High School (9-12). Additionally, there are several schools located within the Seward neighborhood, including Seward Montessori (K-8), which is a public magnet school; Minnesota Transitions charter middle school (6-8); Lincoln International High School (9-12); Lighthouse Academy of Nations (9-12) which is a college preparatory charter high school; and Volunteers of America High School (9-12) which is a alternative public high school. Additionally, Seward residents can choose among nearby public charter and magnet schools, as well as private schools.
Seward is conveniently located next to Highway 55 and I-94, making it easy for commuters to travel to and from the neighborhood to downtown Minneapolis and other areas in the metro. There are Nice Ride bicycle rental stations open seasonally in Seward, offering a bike car option for residents. The light rail runs along Hiawatha Avenue, and the Midtown Greenway runs along the south, by the 27th street railroad tracks, so commuters have options to travel by car, bicycle, or public transportation.
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