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The University District - Live Near Your Work



A cozy, small town in the big city.

Como is halfway between the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses. It’s also halfway between the two downtowns, with excellent bus connections to both. An intergenerational neighborhood with tree-lined streets, Como has a lot to offer.

Five reasons you’ll love Como

  1. Diverse and affordable architecture from the 1880s-1950s (Second Empire, Gothic Revival, Victorian cottages, Arts and Crafts, Tudor cottages)
  2. Recipient of a $120,000 McKnight Foundation award to develop Como into a “Green Village”; sponsor of a co-op project to install solar water heating in neighborhood homes
  3. Exciting redevelopment of the landmark Bunge grain elevator and headhouse into a mix of apartments, townhomes, and condos with magnificent views
  4. Employs a neighborhood gardener to organize the award-winning community flower and vegetable gardens
  5. Van Cleve Park, where you’ll find recreational programs for people of all ages, plus ball fields, ice skating rinks, colorful playgrounds, and a wading pool

SE Como Improvement Association

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