Amenities

Northeast Still Safest Part of City

The results are in, and crime in Minneapolis has dropped for the second year in a row. Even better for Audubon and all of Northeast, our Precinct saw the biggest drop, and we maintained our rank as the safest part of the city.

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Twin Cities Named Best for Business

According to Marketwatch.com (a business and investment website run by the Wall Street Journal), Minneapolis “far and away, remains where it's at for business.”

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Northeast Artists Boost Property Values

BusinessWeek.com has identified Northeast Minneapolis as a great buying opportunity.

Northeast Minneapolis is a blue-collar neighborhood that has transformed during the past decade into an artist district with studios and galleries. The neighborhood is a mix of residential and commercial and has plenty of restaurants and coffeehouses, a piano bar, and a hipster tiki bar called Psycho Suzie's Motor Lounge. Three-bedroom, two-bath houses can be found here for about $200,000.

The main article talks of artists as a vanguard for increasing a neighborhood’s property values.

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Audubon Postcard

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Deming Heights Park, September 2008.

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Sen Yai Sen Lek Now Open

There’s a new Thai restaurant in Northeast: Sen Yai Sen Lek.

Sen Yai Sen Lek offers authentic preparations of traditional Thai dishes in an upbeat atmosphere. Beer and wine are available, and of course, they offer take-out.

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Northeast Named Top Homebuyer Opportunity

Northeast Minneapolis is featured in a Mpls.St.Paul Magazine article as a great neighborhood for new home buyers:

Hipness walking hand in hand with practicality are critical facets of Northeast’s allure. It’s a mid-twentieth-century neighborhood with twenty-first-century amenities and ease of access to the best of metropolitan culture.

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Beauty in the Built Environment

Pierce Street Sunset, December 2007 © Mark Fox

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Loans for Multi-Unit Rehab/Multi-Units for Sale

The Audubon Neighborhood Association is offering NRP funds to help people purchase and/or rehab multi-unit buildings in 2008.

Borrow up to $5,000 at 0% ($2,500 can be used for down payment assistance) to buy and/or make improvements to an owner-occupied 2-4 unit property in the Audubon Park neighborhood. This program has no income limits, and no monthly payments are required. Money will be distributed “first come, first served”, so apply now!

ANA’s loans are administered by the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE). Call Jim Hasnik of CEE at 612-335-5885, or email jhasnik@mncee.org for more info or to request an application.

Here are some of the multi-units currently for sale in Audubon Park neighborhood and their prices:

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