Neighborhood Spotlight: Macalester-Groveland

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 9:40am.

Macalester-Groveland Real Estate

You will find a variety of homes in Macalester-Goveland. This includes modern day and late 1800 homes. This community can be found along the Mississippi River and carries on to Summit Hill. A section that was once part of Fort Snelling, Macalester-Groveland became its own sector in the 1850s.

The area had an increase in population when the streetcar system came along. You will find a majority of businesses and retailers are within Macalester-Goveland on Grand Avenue. It is also home of the Grand Old Day festival, which is one of the longest running festivals in the Midwest. This festival occurs on the first Sunday in June. You will experience a parade, art, music, and food. This is an event that all the locals look forward to each year.

Within the community of Macalester-Groveland there are three colleges and universities, these include St. Catherine University, Macalester College and a branch of the University of St. Thomas. These schools play an important role in the culture scene, as well as music and sports.

There are many stunning trails, beautiful landscape, and a load of activities to partake in. There are great places to eat, such as Green mill and Twisted Fork Grill. Green Mill serves up award winning pizza’s, while Twisted Forke Grill provides outstanding wine and food pairings.

You will also want to take some time to enjoy this beautiful neighborhood. This can be done by taking a leisurely stroll along the river front, and adventuring down some bike trails. This is a diverse community that has a lot to offer all types of individuals.

Homes are promising and beautiful, and the community offers an array activities that are pleasing. Conveniently located, so you can access surrounding areas with ease. Plus, there are great opportunities to advance in education, and a variety of job opportunities.

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