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Neighborhoods Close to the University

Map of Neighborhoods Close to the University.

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The highlighted neighborhoods are located within walking or biking distance of the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses. Several faculty and staff members of the U of M who reside in these communities are available as contacts for their respective areas. For more information about a specific neighborhood, feel free to contact one of the representatives listed below.


University Grove

An architecturally and historically-significant University-owned residential neighborhood located between the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses.

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

Karen Kloser
612-625-0576
klose004@umn.edu
Beth Mercer-Taylor
612-624-9430
bethmt@umn.edu

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Falcon Heights

The University's St. Paul campus is located in the city of Falcon Heights.

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

Diana Harvey
612-625-7134
dharvey@umn.edu
Peter Lindstrom
612-624-4659
plindstr@umn.edu

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Seward

Nestled along the Mississippi River - art, creativity, and community are valued here.

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

Carmela Kranz
612-626-8481
kranz002@umn.edu
Julie Slapp
612-626-3950
slapp002@umn.edu
Margaret Wolff
612-624-6504
wolff002@umn.edu

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Prospect Park East River Road

Historic, winding streets, and a sense of "urban village."

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

Julia Wallace
612-378-9429
j-wall@umn.edu
Florence Littman
612-331-2740
littm005@umn.edu
Susan Larson Fleming
612-331-8819
larso532@umn.edu

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Como Park

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

Dee Anne Bonebright
d-bone@umn.edu

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Southeast Como

Located between the University of Minnesota and the emerging loft district of Northeast Minneapolis.

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

William Dane
612-624-1001
danex001@umn.edu

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Marcy-Holmes

Historic and diverse, this neighborhood is the birthplace of the University of Minnesota and home to many of its founders.

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

Daren Johnson
612-624-8203
daren@umn.edu
Cameron Naughton
612-625-4882
naug0009@umn.edu
 
Peter Hudleston
612-625-0046
hudle001@umn.edu
Janet Morse
612-624-7272
morse005@umn.edu

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St. Anthony Park

U of M Faculty and Staff Neighborhood Contacts:

Suzanne Garfield
612-624-4589
smg@umn.edu
Gordon Murdock
651-647-9341
murdo001@umn.edu
Lisa Von Drasek
612-624-4817 or 651-756-7575
lvondras@umn.edu

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Old St. Anthony

Historic and fast-growing part of the riverfront district.

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St. Anthony East

Quiet, residential area of the city.

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St. Anthony West

Historic birthplace of the city and part of new transformational movement on the riverfront.

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