The neighborhood of Hawthorne is located in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Hawthorne. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, like Fairview Park and Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, which makes it very easy to reach them from the majority of locations within the neighborhood. This part of the city remains relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of few people out and about on the streets; however noise levels are higher closer to one of the railway lines or US Highway 52.
A majority of the houses available in the housing market in Hawthorne were constructed pre-1960, when a majority of the housing growth took place. In this part of the city, around 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. Roughly two thirds of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder. This neighborhood also has a good variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Property owners in Hawthorne will value that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices, and there are also a few cafes in this area. It is also easy to access a variety of clothing stores on foot, for example on Broadway Avenue. As far as education is concerned, it is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from any location in Hawthorne.
Hawthorne provides property owners with several alternative methods of transportation. Hawthorne is a fairly pleasant part of Minneapolis for traveling by public transit as a result of a few nearby bus lines. This area is also very car friendly. It is a very short drive to the closest highway, such as US Highway 52, from any location in Hawthorne, and it is very convenient to come across a parking spot. It is easy for pedestrians to get around in Hawthorne; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a car, and plenty of businesses are reasonably nearby.