6.7 out of 10


44.9431286510845 -93.2799900930555
Great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Public Transport
Not great for
  • Medical Facilities
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
  • Pest Free
  • Internet Access
Who lives here?
  • Trendy & Stylish
  • Tourists




The neighborhood of Lyndale is known best for its engaged and active community. As a diverse community of around eight thousand, the mix of business, condos, homes and apartments in the neighborhood provided excellent housing opportunities to people regardless of where they may be in life. Lyndale is at the center of South Minneapolis which gives the neighborhood an easy access to transit, shopping, lakes and the freeway. The neighborhood association of Lyndale also brings people together and aimed to help the members of the community organize a range of activities, programs events and opportunities to volunteer, engaging people year round.
Lyndale is bordered by the Lake Street on the north, the 36th street on the south, Lyndale Avenue on the West and I35 on the east.
Lyndale came of age during the earlier part of the 1900s as Minneapolis expanded south of Lake Street. Looking carefully, you will still be able to see the where old street car lines used to run. If you travel down the Nicollet Avenue, you will learn about the history of the neighborhood through the Walldogs of Nicollet murals that include imagery from the old Nicollet Park and Joseph Nicollet.
There is a wide range of homes, apartments and condos in the neighborhood of Lyndale. Most of the homes there are turn of the century homes that were constructed between the 1900 and 1920 that have been restored and updated.
Lyndale has one public school which is the Lyndale Community School. There are also facilities available to the public such as the Painter Park, Lyndale Rain Garden owned by the Lyndale Neighborhood Association, Lyndale Pocket Park owned by the LNA as well and the Blaisdell YMCA. The home purchase or home improvement program offered by the neighborhood to its residents is the Lyndale Home Improvement Program.
It is easy for any resident in the neighborhood to get involved in any activities and events through the LNA or Lyndale Neighborhood Association. It involves hundreds of volunteers yearly to help make it one of the most sustainable and vibrant neighborhood in the city of Minneapolis. Residents who wish to get involved in the programs of Lyndale can visit its official website.
The Lyndale Neighborhood Business Association or LNBA is working to provide a forum that will bring together the businesses in Lyndale in ways that create connections between businesses, reinforce individual businesses, enhance the economic environment of Lyndale and is an advantage to the entire community.
The Lyndale Neighborhood News is published monthly or twelve times a year and is delivered by mail to the residences and businesses within the neighborhood. You can get the latest and freshest information and updates on the happenings in the neighborhood and other upcoming activities it will hold.
If you want to live in Lyndale, you can search for properties available in the neighborhood which come in variety of styles, sizes, designs and prices. You can also check online for the listings of affordable properties sold by the developers of the community.
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