The neighborhood of Downtown West is located within the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Downtown West is a great neighborhood for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are numerous things to do in this area to visit. There are numerous nearby entertainment venues, there are many people around most of the time, and finding one of the about 50 bars is very easy because they are generally situated in especially convenient locations. Hennepin Avenue is among the most lively streets in this neighborhood. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to discover, including Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, which makes them very easy to reach.
Large apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing the vast majority of the dwellings in Downtown West, whereas the rest are mainly single detached homes. The average year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1983. This neighborhood also has quite a good selection of housing sizes - there is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this area. Renters occupy around 70% of the dwellings in Downtown West and 30% are occupied by owners.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to get to on foot from most homes for sale in Downtown West. When it comes to food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this neighborhood. Additionally, with 300-odd restaurants and cafes in Downtown West, there is usually a place to get some food or drink just around the corner, for instance on Hennepin Avenue. It is also convenient to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot.
Regardless of the medium of transportation, it is very straightforward to travel in this neighborhood. The public transit network in Downtown West is great by reason of over 100 nearby bus lines. This area is also quite car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 394, are especially easy to drive to from any home in Downtown West, and coming across a parking spot is generally easy. Physically active home buyers will value the very walk-friendly character of Downtown West; all daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle, and many businesses are very close by.