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St Louis Park


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  • 1. St. Louis ParkExperience LIFE in the Park
    Experience counts - put 24 plus years of success to work for you.
    Presented by:
    John Mazzara
  • 2. Founded: 1852(Incorporated: 1886)
    Head Official: Jeff Jacobs (DFL)
    City Population: 44,126 (2000)
    Area: 10.9 square miles
    Elevation: 899 feet above sea level
    County: Hennepin County
    Median Household Income: 59,297
    Average House Price: 243,141
    Fast Facts and Figures
  • 3. About the City
    St. Louis Park is a progressive city that is located just west of the Twin Cities. Just minutes from downtown, residents and visitors are allowed to experience the attractions, events and excitement of a major metropolitan area, and still have the small town feel. Some 45,000 people call St. Louis Park home for this reason, and find it a great place to experience all of the Twin Cities' amenities.
    St. Louis Park also has 51 parks to enjoy. The St. Louis Park memorable moments.
  • 4. History
    Two of the village's landowners and five businessmen from Minneapolis created the St. Louis Park Land and Improvement Company, the city's first developer. In 1886 and 1887, they platted three subdivisions.
    In 1890, lumber baron Thomas Barlow Walker and a group of wealthy Minneapolis industrialists incorporated the Minneapolis Land and Investment Company to focus industrial development in Minneapolis. Walker's company also began developing St. Louis Park for industrial, commercial and residential use.
    in August, 1886, 31 people signed a petition asking county commissioners to incorporate the Village of St. Louis Park. The petition was officially registered on November 19, 1886. By incorporating, these citizens hoped to turn this small community into a boom town.
    Today, most of St. Louis Park is developed, and much of the focus has shifted from building infrastructure to improving it.
  • 5. Economy
    St. Louis Park offers an accessible, central location within the inner ring of the Twin Cities.  Located immediately west of Minneapolis, the city is less than 5 miles from downtown and 15 miles from the Minneapolis/St. Park International Airport (MSP). 
    Businesses and residents alike enjoy convenient, direct access to I-394, US169, SH7, SH100 as well as close proximity to SH62.  This makes St. Louis Park ideal for efficient shipping and transportation. 
  • 6. Economy
    An economically vibrant city with a population of 47,000, St. Louis Park is currently experiencing a renaissance.  Well over half a billion dollars has been invested here over the last decade with a similar amount expected in the near future. 
    St. Louis Park is also home to trend-setting redevelopments such as the national award-winning Excelsior & Grand mixed use project and the new West End commercial project.
  • 7. Real Estate
    Residing in St. Louis Park means quality living that is a balance between a commercial and a quiet and peaceful environment. It is adjacent to other big cities in the State including Minneapolis and Edina so you can even go city-hopping for shopping and other purposes.
    There are 20,782 occupied housing units in St. Louis Park and 63.6% or 13,219 are occupied by their owners while 36.4% are occupied by renters. 
  • 8. Real Estate
    If you intend to avail of a relocation package in St, Louis Park then you better check out the First Time Homebuyer Program offered by the State of Minnesota as you may qualify for this if you have a $62,000 gross household income or less. Under the program you can avail of mortgage rates that are below the market rates. 
    If you intend to avail of houses for rent or lease an apartment or a condominium in the city then make sure you read the terms of your lease specifically the provisions on your security deposit, building rules and other pertinent issues which you may encounter. It is also best to think about getting a renter’s insurance to ensure you are protected in case of damage or loss. 
  • 9. Education
    Public Schools
    St. Louis Park's four elementary schools are "paired." All neighborhood children attend one school for the primary grades and then move together to an intermediate school for the higher grades.
    Students on the east side of the district attend Peter Hobart and Susan Lindgren. Students on the west side attend Aquila and Cedar Manor.Students then all attend the St. Louis Park Junior and Senior High Schools. 
  • 10. Education
    Private Schools
    In addition to St. Louis Park’s excellent public schools, there are a variety of private schools located throughout the area including:
    Baais Yaakov High School (Grades 9-12)
    Benilde-St. Margaret School (Grades 7-12)
    the French Academy of Minnesota (Preschool-5th grade)
    Groves Academy (Preschool-Grade 12)
    Holy Family Academy (Kindergarten-Grade 6)
    Metropolitan Open School (Kindergarten-Grade 8)
    Minneapolis Jewish Day School (Kindergarten-Grade 6)
    Talmud Torah of Minneapolis (Grade 1 – 12)
    Timothy Lutheran School (Kindergarten-Grade 8)
    Torah Academy (Preschool-Grade 8)
    The Whole Learning School (Grade 1-12).
  • 11. Attractions
    One of the many ways to experience a taste of nature at St. Louis Park is to go to Westwood Hills Nature Center where Nature Center trails and playgrounds are open sunrise to sunset all year round.
    The Westwood Hills Nature Center is simply located in the northwest corner of St. Louis Park, just south of I-394 and east of Highway 169.
  • 12. For further real estate information or to begin your home search:
    John MazzaraRE/MAXAssociates Plus7300 France Ave SSuite 410Edina, MN 55435952-929-2577john@johnmazzara.com