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The University District - Live Near Your Work



The city's "first neighborhood" is now one of its hottest.

Quiet, nature-filled streets by day, an urban entertainment scene by night, Marcy-Holmes is a welcome mix of old and new, traditional and trendy. You'll find many small shops, as well as an array of nationally recognized restaurants. Whether you're meeting friends for martinis, visiting a gallery, or jogging along the Mississippi River, Marcy-Holmes gives new meaning to city living.

Five reasons you’ll love Marcy-Holmes

  1. Three designated historic districts where you'll find a variety of turn-of-the-century Victorian homes, many of which have been designated local and national landmarks
  2. Marcy Open School, a student-centered K-8 school that encourages learning through the arts; also an International Peace Site
  3. One of the country's top 10 eco-friendly neighborhoods (Natural Home magazine, 2007)
  4. A 15-minute walk via the beautiful Stone Arch Bridge to the Guthrie, MacPhail Center for the Arts, Open Book, the Metrodome, and other downtown attractions
  5. Dinkytown, the vibrant and historical University of Minnesota community that was home to the young Bob Dylan

Marcy-Holmes Neighborhood Association
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