Neighborhood Spotlight: Seward

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 8:11am.

Seward Real Estate

Whether you have plans to live in Seward or you are just passing through, it is a good idea to take the time to learn a little more about it.

Seward is a mostly residential neighborhood that is located in south eastern Minneapolis. There is an industrial area along the southwestern part of the neighborhood including restaurants and shops.

It is part of the Longfellow community. It is close neighbors with the Midtown Greenway and the Hiawatha Avenue. The Mississippi River is to the east of the neighborhood. The major corridor is Franklin Avenue.

For the most part Seward is made up of single family homes and most residents have been there for years. You will find well-manicured lawns and people who really care about curb appeal. The majority make below average for Minneapolis when it comes to income and they are also mostly Democratic supporters. 

The people who reside in Seward just want their neighborhood to remain nice and live in a peaceful warm community. They are hard workers who make an honest living and don’t need much to be happy.  You won’t find any run down homes in this area, the community is well taken care of.

There is a nice walking trail and cycling trail along the river for residents to enjoy. There are several restaurants in Seward that are popular including Seward Cafe, Birchwood Cafe, and the Blue Nile Ethiopian restaurant.

There is a great public school in the area called the Seward Montessori School. It's a K - 12 schools that have lots of students with diverse backgrounds. The Playwright's Center is a great place to spend an evening taking in a show and relaxing or you can enjoy an exhibition of ceramic arts.

This Neighborhood Has a lot to Offer

There are a lot of great things about Seward and you’re never without a friendly neighbor to talk to or something to do for a good time.

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