Hamline-Midway: Neighborhood focused on education and safety

The Hamline-Midway neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota is centrally located in the middle of downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul. With a strong emphasis on public safety, this neighborhood is one of the best in the Twin Cities to raise a family.
Hamline Book Store
The Visit St. Paul website sites an example of this dedication to safety.

“The residents of Hamline-Midway have a creative way to build community, gather the locals together, slow traffic, and prevent crime with their Paint the Pavement event. During the course of the event, locals paint and chalk beautiful pictures together on sidewalks and streets to instill their community values.”

With plenty of access to public transportation, this neighborhood is easy to get around and extremely family friendly.

The home of nearly a dozen educational facilities including Hamline University, the Hamline-Midway neighborhood also has a strong emphasis on education. OHamline University Minnesotaften referred to as the center of everything, this area of the Twin Cities has a little bit of everything, and all within walking distance!

Housing in this area is full of character  and reasonably priced. There are many 1.5 – 2 story single family homes built in the 1940s and 50s on the market. If a house isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, there is also a nice selection of newer condos. Average housing price is $164,000. To learn more about real estate in this neighborhood, visit Buyers Real Estate Group.

Fun fact: This neighborhood of St. Paul was the home of Charles M. Schulz, the beloved Peanuts cartoonist!

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