The neighborhood of Near North is situated in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Near North is a good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and Bethune Park, which makes them very easy to reach. This part of the city is also good for those who prefer quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines or US Highway 52.
Renters occupy roughly three quarters of the properties in the neighborhood while the rest are occupied by owners. Over half of the housing stock of this neighborhood consists of large apartment buildings and single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. The median year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1956. This neighborhood has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Property owners in Near North will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Moreover, a restaurant is typically just around the corner, and there are also a few cafes in this part of Minneapolis. A decent choice of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance. Regarding education, home owners will value that wherever their property is situated in Near North, both primary and secondary schools are close by. House buyers are served by public and private elementary schools.
This neighborhood offers property owners the choice between a diversity of modes of transportation. This area is a fairly pleasant part of Minneapolis for pedestrians; many common errands can be run without having to resort to a car, and many businesses are reasonably close by. With a few nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is easy in this area. A car is also a very good medium of transportation in Near North. It is convenient to park, and most houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as US Highway 52.