Residents find many benefits to living in Prospect Park Minneapolis. Most who live there would agree that it is like living in a small town with all the advantages of living in the big city. It is located close to downtown Minneapolis, making getting to work and school easy and convenient. Prospect Park Minneapolis also has its own shops, parks, and eateries, and is home to some of the most uniquely designed homes in the city. In fact, Prospect Park boasts the highest percentage of architect-designed homes in all of Minneapolis.
If you are looking for Prospect Park apartments, the average rent ranges from $1000 to $1500, depending on how many bedrooms and bathrooms you are needing. For students of the nearby University, there is housing available with the rent starting at less than $700 for studio apartments. A majority of the apartments have air conditioning, a washer and dryer in the unit and an elevator. Other apartments also have a fitness center, and a balcony or patio. It is a great place to rent an apartment and renters will not be disappointed by everything the area has to offer.
The Prospect Park neighborhood offers a variety of dining experiences with a wide-range of cuisine to choose from. Whether you're in the mood for Chinese, Greek, Korean, Vietnamese or simply want a good burger and fries or a pizza, you'll find it right here in the neighborhood. Each year, Prospect Park Minneapolis hosts community gatherings including an ice cream social in the summer and a Fire and Ice Festival in the winter. In April there is the Spring Holiday Concert and Luxton Park Painter's Art Show later in the spring. If you're just wanting to be outdoors in the fresh air, there are plenty of opportunities for that as well in nearby Luxton Park, Luxton Recreation Center and walking trails located at the East River Parkway.
All of the apartments in Prospect Park allow service animals but only a few of them allow cats and dogs. Nearby pet stores include Custom Cat Purrniture and Duckyworld Productions. There is also an animal hospital called Cosmo Park Animal Hospital that is easily accessible via I-94.
By living in Prospect Park, you will find it is relatively easy to get to where you need to go. Many people who live here have the ability to walk to work and other places of business and recreation. It is close to the University of Minnesota and you can get to most places on University Avenue in 10 minutes by car or 20 minutes by bus. It is also relatively easy to jump on I-94 or County Hwy 33.
The closest school is Pratt Elementary School for kindergarten through 5th grade and is part of the Minneapolis Public school system. Other schools located nearby on University Avenue include First Step Early Childhood Education Center and the University of Minnesota. A daycare called the Children's Village Montessori Day Care Center is also nearby on University Avenue and provides daycare services for infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children.