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Field Neighborhood

Field Neighborhood

Field is a neighborhood in the Nokomis community in south Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. The neighborhood is bordered by East 46th Street on the north, Chicago Avenue on the east, Minnehaha Parkway on the south, and Interstate 35W on the west. Field shares a neighborhood organization with the Regina and Northrop neighborhoods.

Field takes its name from a local school, which in turn was named for Eugene Field, a writer of children’s poetry. The largely residential neighborhood is characterized by small, two-bedroom pre-1940s stucco, brick, and stone houses. Chicago Avenue is the main commercial thoroughfare. Field features the Arthur and Edith Lee House historic place.

Living in Field offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Field there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Field and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Field are above average.

The Field neighborhood of Minneapolis is primarily a cozy, quiet urban residential neighborhood. With Minnehaha Creek at its southern border it has easy access to both Lake Nokomis and Lake Harriet and to miles of trails beyond in both directions.

With I-35W on its western border it not only has easy access to downtown Minneapolis Field-transitand the rest of the metro via freeway, but is also close to the new transit station right in the middle of the freeway at I-35W and 46th Street, the northern border of the Field neighborhood.

The popular corner of Chicago and 48th is the center for eating and shopping for both the Field and Northrop neigborhoods, which meet at Chicago Avenue. It features multiple restaurants and shops, as well as a hardware store, movie theater and many services.

References:

“Field, Minneapolis” │ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Field,_Minneapolis

“Field, Minneapolis” │ https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/n/field-minneapolis-mn/

“Minneapolis Field Neighborhood” │ https://homesmsp.com/2011/10/minneapolis-field-neighborhood-bordering-minnehaha-creek-35w.html

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