Longfellow is a community of approx 30,000 located in the southeast section of Minneapolis, located along the beautiful Mississippi River Gorge. The area is named after renowned poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, whose poem Song of Hiwatha brought worldwide fame to local natural attraction Minnehaha Falls. Bordered by Highway 55 to the west and the Mississippi River to the east, it is made of five smaller neighborhoods: Seward, Cooper, Hiwatha, Howe and Longfellow. View Longfellow Real Estate Information.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $407K
Lowest Price $110K
Highest Price $1000K
Total Listings 43
Avg. Days On Market 41
Avg. Price/SQFT $260

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The southeast Minneapolis community of Longfellow is  diverse, laid back, and rich in nature and recreation. Residents love its affordability, unique shopping and dining options, beautiful natural scenery and parks, and friendly atmosphere.

Longfellow is known for its historical neighborhoods like Howe and Longfellow, characterized by charming bungalow-style Craftsman homes built in the 1920s, and larger Victorian-style homes in the Hiwatha area and along the Mississippi River. Newer developments in the Minnehaha Falls area feature luxury condos and apartments.

It is a fantastic location for families and those looking for a quieter place to call home while remaining close to Uptown and downtown. LRT connects residents to amenities and attractions in the Twin Cities, like Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport, the Mall of America, and Target Field. 

Longfellow Homes and Condos

Real Estate in the Longfellow community varies from multi-million dollar riverfront properties to renovated Victorian-style homes, to new luxury condos and apartments, to economical post-war bungalows, and everything in between.  View Longfellow Minneapolis Real Estate.

Craftsman-style bungalows are the most prevalent homes in the area, and you will find many meticulously-maintained, or beautifully renovated options. Some areas are designated as “Bungalow Neighborhoods” to maintain their historical character. These are great options for young families looking to find affordable homes in safe neighborhoods.

Newer condos and apartments offer a range of sizes, from 1 to 3 bedrooms, with high-quality finishes and appliances. Developments are located close to LRT and transit options for commuters, with great accessibility to Longfellow’s parks and shopping/entertainment districts.

Longfellow, Minneapolis Amenities

Longfellow community residents enjoy a wealth of natural, recreational, and cultural amenities right in their own backyard.

With its eastern border along the breathtaking Mississippi River Gorge, there are miles of parkland, hiking and biking trails along the river, and provides access to sandy beaches and viewing points. Minnehaha Park is a historic city park on the shores of the river, including picnic areas, trails, public sculptures, the local popular Sea Salt Eatery, and the 53-foot falls.

In addition to its parks, Longfellow residents stay active with a large variety of fitness centers, yoga and pilates studios, and the Longfellow Recreation Centre, featuring basketball courts, a football field, an ice rink, and a tennis court. The Midtown Greenway also features 5.7 miles of walking and bike paths, running through the Longfellow and Seaward neighborhoods.

Longfellow has a vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment scene. East Lake Street is a commercial corridor hosting an extraordinary collection of cafes, restaurants, and pubs serving food from around the world, including Town Talk Diner, Sonora Grill, and Craftsman, as well as many unique local shops. The area also features the Minnehaha Mile, a biking street that contains more antique, vintage, retro, and secondhand shops than any other commercial district in Minnesota.

Keeping with the retro theme, Longfellow’s Trylon Cinema is trip back in time. This tiny 90-seat venue shows classic films on authentic 35mm projectors six days a week.

The Lola Art Crawl is a popular annual free community festival featuring over 100 local artisans. Visitors take self-guided tours through 50 locations in the Longfellow neighborhood, enjoying arts and crafts in a variety of media.

Longfellow is the perfect location for those who want to take advantage of all Minneapolis has to offer, including attractions like the Mall of America, Target Field, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, or downtown nightlife, but enjoy great options within their own neighborhood as well.

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