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  • Writer's pictureSarah McKee

Neighborhood Guide: Near North

The urban residential community of Near North spans between the mighty Mississippi riverfront and Theodore Wirth Regional Park, the largest park system in Minneapolis.

Homes in the Neighborhood

Last month (July 2022), the median sales price for a home in Near North was $245,000 and the time on the market was a median length of 20 days.

Neighborhoods within Near North include Harrison, Hawthorne, Jordan, Near North, Sumner-Glenwood, and Willard Hay

Near North Dining

With an extensive natural wine list, killer kitchen, and laid-back atmosphere, Bar Brava is no stuffy wine bar and is one of my favorite spots in North Minneapolis.

Pryes Brewing Company serves award-winning craft brews and a menu of delicious wood-fired pizzas from their sleek riverside taproom overlooking the Mississippi river.

For a unique dining experience that feels more like an intimate, backyard dinner party than a restaurant, snag a reservation at DervishMazza to be welcomed by a hospitality veteran hosting an al fresco Mediterranean and Middle Eastern meal to remember.

Meteor describes itself as an “old ass bar with good ass drinks” and their original wood bar, exposed brick walls, and textbook-perfect daiquiris make it hard to argue.

Near North Shops & Activities

The gorgeous light-filled industrial space at Mother Co. Plants will have you dreaming of filling your home with their curated collection of cacti and tropical plants.

Bauer Brothers Salvage is a great resource for historic renovations with over 93,000 sq feet of vintage windows, doors, furniture, sinks, tubs, lighting and so much more.

Get moving at Minneapolis Bouldering Project with climbing for all levels, yoga and fitness studios, a weight room, co-working space, and saunas.

The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery celebrates the history, art, and culture of Black people in Minnesota through exhibitions, programs, and community events.


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