The Como neighborhood in Saint Paul, Minnesota is located north of downtown. The neighborhood is bordered by Larpenteur to the north; Dale Street, Maryland Avenue and Lexington Parkway to the east; the Burlington Northern Railroad to the south; and Snelling Avenue and the Minnesota State Fairgrounds to the west. The Como neighborhood is made up of residential areas surrounding Como Regional Park, Lake Como, and the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.
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Como listings are in close proximity to the neighborhood’s main attraction: Como Regional Park. This is a popular area for families, as it provides a variety of outdoor experiences. Amenities at Como Regional Park include baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, ice rinks for broomball and hockey, sledding hills, biking and walking trails through the park and around the lake, Japanese gardens, picnic shelters and pavilions for rent, a zoo, conservatory, golf course, amusement park, antique carousel, pool, mini golf course, and the Historic Streetcar Station which is a museum and also available for rent. The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory are free to the public and open year-round. There are paddle boards available for rent at Lake Como, which is a good place to boat and fish. Como Park is also the location of many events and festivals throughout the year. Additional green spaces in the Como neighborhood include Tilden Park which offers picnic areas, walking paths, and playgrounds; and North Dale Recreation Center, which offers a variety of indoor and outdoor amenities including baseball and softball fields, ice rinks, tennis courts, playgrounds, indoor gyms with an indoor track, a dance room, rentable meeting rooms and a kitchen. Another recreation center, Northwest Como Recreation Center is located just northwest of Como Park, and provides ball fields, sport courts, playground, ice rink, an indoor gym and rentable meeting rooms. Other neighborhood features in Como include the Twin City Model Railroad Museum, coffee shops, grocery stores, and restaurants, yoga studios, boutiques, along with other small and local businesses. Nearby attractions include the Minnesota State Fair Grounds to the west of the Como neighborhood, along with the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus.
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The neighborhood of Como resides within the St. Paul Public School district. Students in Como have the option of attending one of the public, magnet, charter or private schools located in Como or nearby. The main public schools serving Como include Chelsea Heights Elementary (K-5), Como Park Elementary (PreK-5), Murray Middle School (6-8), and Como Park Senior High School (9-12). There are three public charter schools in Como, including Great River School (1-12), which is a Montessori school, Metro Deaf School (PreK-12), and Hmong College Prep Academy (K-12).
Como homes are in close proximity to Snelling Avenue/Highway 51, and I-35E, giving residents access to the neighborhood. Commuters from the Como neighborhood get around by car, bicycle, or public transportation.
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