The Central neighborhood is located in the Powderhorn community in Minneapolis, Minnesota, two miles from downtown. The neighborhood is bordered by Lake Street on the north, Chicago on the east, 38th Street to the south, and I-35W to the west. Central is located in the center of south Minneapolis, making it conveniently located to a variety of attractions including lakes, businesses, shops, restaurants, uptown and Downtown Minneapolis, and other destinations.
Central Neighborhood Listings
Central listings are located near parks, community centers, a library, restaurants, shops, bars and music venues, art studios, and other small local businesses. Many of the businesses are located on Lake and 38th Streets, and Chicago and Portland Avenues. One popular spot is the Midtown Global Market, which is just north west from the neighborhood on Lake Street, offering a variety of cultural shops, eateries, a brew pub and crafts for sale. The Hosmer Library is located on 36th Street, and offers computers for public use, homework tutoring for students K-12, Somali and Spanish collections, reservable meeting rooms, and a small reservable study room for groups or individuals. Green Central Gym Park is adjacent to Green Central Park School, and offers softball, football and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, along with playgrounds and a wading pool, and a gym. The Central Gym is an indoor gymnasium with a basketball and volleyball court, as well as a craft room and a kitchen. Central Gym offers activities and programs throughout the year. The Sabathani Community Center is located in the southwestern corner of the neighborhood, and offers a variety of programs, classes, and resources for families in the Twin Cities. Additionally, there is a community garden next to the community center that offers seasonal plots to community members. Other nearby attractions include Powderhorn Park to the east, which is the site of many community events and festivals, including the annual May Day Festival produced by the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater. Other Powderhorn Park attractions include playing fields, sport courts, an ice rink, gardens, walking paths, playgrounds and a wading pool, a bandstand for summer concerts, and fishing docs on Powderhorn Lake. The recreation center at Powderhorn Park offers additional programs for all ages, and has amenities such as an indoor gym, rentable meeting rooms, a craft room, kitchen, and a computer lab. To the west of the Central neighborhood is Uptown Minneapolis, a business and entertainment district with the Chain of Lakes just beyond that. Towards the southeast, residents can enjoy Lake Hiawatha Park, the Hiawatha Golf Course, and Lake Nokomis.
Central Neighborhood Homes for Sale
Central Neighborhood homes for sale are located within the Minneapolis Public School District. There are two schools within the Central neighborhood: Green Central Community (Pre-K-8), and the Sabanthani Campus of the Minnesota Internship Center, a public charter high school (9-12). The other main public schools serving Central include Ramsey Middle School and Washburn High School. Depending on educational needs, Central Neighborhood families can also choose among additional public charter, magnet and private school options.
Central neighborhood listings are in close proximity to I-35W, making it easy for residents to travel to and from other areas of Minneapolis and the metro, including downtown, the University of Minnesota, and other locations. Residents commute via car, bicycle or public transportation. Bicycle commuters can take advantage of the Midtown Greenway, a series of bicycle and walking trails that span across Minneapolis.
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