Near-North is located within the larger Near North area of Minneapolis, Minnesota, just northwest of the downtown area. The neighborhood is bordered by Broadway Avenue on the north, The Mississippi River on the east, Plymouth Ave, 11th Avenue and Highway 55 on the south, and Penn, Knox, James, and Irving Avenues on the west.
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Listings located in the Near-North neighborhood are in close proximity to Downtown Minneapolis, offering a variety of attractions, restaurants, shops, museums, farmers markets, and various entertainment venues. Within the neighborhood of Near-North, there are several parks offering a variety of outdoor and indoor sports and community programs, available year round. Lovell Square Park offers green spaces including a picnicking area with a playground. Hall Park is a bit larger and features a basketball court, paths for walking and biking, a playground and wading pool. Bethune Park is the largest park in Near-North and features a basketball court, playground, wading pool, and a recreation center that offers yearlong indoor and outdoor activities and it also houses the Phyllis Wheatley Community Center which offers various programs for families. The North Commons Park, Water Park and Recreation Center is located adjacent to Near-North and features many sporting fields, sport courts, hockey and ice rinks, a pool, playground, and walking paths. The Recreation Center offers a variety of community programs as well as an indoor gymnasium with basketball and volleyball courts, rentable meeting and craft rooms, a kitchen and computer lab. Near-North along with adjacent neighborhoods is also the site of FLOW Northside Art Crawl, which is an annual arts festival where local artists open up their galleries to the public. Artists showcase the variety of the creative arts that the North Minneapolis community has to offer, including fine arts, visual arts, music, and more.
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The neighborhood of Near-North is located in the Minneapolis Public School District. There are two public schools located in Near-North: Bethune Community (Pre-K-5) is the main elementary school serving Near-North, and North High School, Academy of Arts & Communications is the main public high school in the area. In fall of 2015, Franklin Middle School will also be opening in Near-North, and will be the main middle school for Near-North residents. Currently, the main public middle school for the area is Olson Middle School. Other schools within Near-North include: Elizabeth Hall International (Pre-K-5); Minneapolis College Preparatory public charter high school (9-12); Seed Academy/Harvest Preparatory charter school (Pre-K-6); Woodson Institute for Student Excellence (WISE) Charter School (K-8); MTS Banaadir Academy charter school (K-8), and Ascension, a private Catholic school (K-8). Additional educational options for families of Near-North include open enrollment public, charter, magnet, and community schools as well as nearby private schools.
Near-North is accessed by I-94, and Highway 55, both which run through the neighborhood, making them quick routes to other areas in the metropolitan area. Commuters to and from the Near-North neighborhood can travel via car, bike, or public transportation.
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