2101 West Franklin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Kenwood: A Quaint Neighborhood in the Calhoun-Isles Community

Located just southwest of the downtown area, Kenwood is an exceptional place to call home.

This community shares its boundaries with Cedar Lake Parkway to the west, Kenwood Parkway to the north, West Lake of the Isles Parkway to the east and Kenilworth Place to the south.

Stately mansions are the norm in the high-end community of Kenwood, and luxury amenities are expected.

Continue reading to learn more about this impressive community.

What It’s Like Living in Kenwood

This community features roughly 540 residential structures, most of which are single-family homes dating back to the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Kenwood became largely popular starting around the 1980s and 1990s because residents recognized the value of the homes in the community as well as its convenient location to downtown, uptown and the various parks in the Minneapolis park and lake system.

It is also coveted because of its strong sense of community.

For instance, a crime and safety committee helps promote safety throughout the neighborhood and the National Night Out celebration is always well-attended.

As for recreational amenities, this community has plenty of attractions.

In addition to Lake of the Isles and Cedar Lake, there are a ton of outstanding natural areas to enjoy.

Have a sports enthusiast in the family? Kenwood Park (which is located in the northern portion of the neighborhood), features baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, a playground and plenty of natural, open spaces.

Kenwood is also full of famous landmarks. The 1910 brick water tower on Kenwood Parkway as well as Peavey Fountain at the intersection of West Lake of the Isles Parkway and Kenwood Parkway.

There’s even the Mary Tyler Moore House, which is located at the SW corner of Kenwood Parkway and West 21st Street.

Plenty of Retail Options in the Area

There are a ton of local businesses that are sure to satisfy all of your needs and wants as a local resident.

Some of these businesses include:

  • Artrageous Adventures - kids art studio
  • Birchbark Books - full-range indie bookstore featuring American Indian arts and crafts
  • Art galleries
  • Kenwood Pet Clinic
  • Kenwood Recreation Center
  • Tailors
  • Restaurants

Discover Your Dream Minneapolis Area Home at Kenwood

Doesn’t this sound like a wonderful community? If you agree, please take a moment to contact us at the David Azbill Group.

We would love to assist you by answering any questions you might have as well as providing you with some very valuable home buying resources. We'll also tell you all about available Kenwood listings!

Sell Your Kenwood Home With Us!

And please make sure to also connect with us if you’re interested in listing your current property on the market in Kenwood. We would love to assist you!