Making a move to Minneapolis can be an exciting start to a new adventure in life. Whether you are moving from a long distance away or just across town, choosing an experienced moving company for your moving and storage needs can help reduce your move-related stress.
Although many companies may have experience in both business moves and residential moving, Minneapolis-based companies know the best routes and are familiar with the weather conditions that can make moving more difficult. Minneapolis, MN, is a vibrant and diverse city with many communities and neighborhoods, so everyone should be able to find the perfect landing spot.
Minnesota Neighborhoods We Serve at Uptown Moving & Storage
The trendy and bustling Calhoun-Isles community encompasses the uptown business district and surrounding area. Known for its lake access to two popular area lakes, Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles, this population runs the gamut from young professionals to older established residents.
Neighborhoods within this community include Bryn Mawr, Lowry Hill, West Calhoun, Cedar-Isles-Dean, Kenwood, and East Isles in addition to the areas affectionately referred to as The Wedge, CARAG, and ECCO.
Located in north Minneapolis, the community of Camden has a healthy population and includes the neighborhoods of Cleveland, Folwell, Lind-Bohanon, McKinley, Shingle Creek, Victory, and Webber-Camden.
Bordering on the Mississippi River and home to both the Camden and Humboldt industrial areas, this diverse area is comprised of owner-occupied homes with access to the Northeast side of Minneapolis via both the Camden and Lowery Avenue bridges.
As the name implies, the Central community encompasses the heart of the central business district of downtown Minneapolis and the heavily populated direct surrounding areas. Home to the headquarters of large corporations such as Target and US Bank, the area includes the high-rises associated with downtown Minneapolis and has a dense population.
If your home or company is in Downtown East, Downtown West, Elliot Park, Loring Park, Stevens Square, Loring Heights, or the Warehouse District, you are part of the Central community.
Located in the southeastern portion of Minneapolis and named for the famed Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, this community covers the neighborhood also called Longfellow along with Hiawatha, Cooper, and Howe.
Craftsman bungalows originating in the 1920s abound through these neighborhoods, and many interesting Minneapolis attractions are located in this district.
- Minnehaha Falls and Minnehaha Park
- Midtown Greenway
- Longfellow House
- Lock and Dam No. 1
- Mississippi National River and Recreation Area
- Minnehaha Mile shopping district
- East Lake Street corridor
When you hear the term North Minneapolis, this is typically referring to the combined communities of Camden and Near North. Covering the six neighborhoods of Harrison, Hawthorne, Jordan, Near North, Sumner-Glenwood, and Willard-Hay, the Near North community is located directly south of Camden on Minneapolis’ northern side.
Close enough to the business district to live with an urban feel, the Near North area includes many families and renters along with restaurants, bars, and parks to enjoy.
The Nokomis community of Minneapolis is comprised of eleven neighborhoods located in proximity to Lake Nokomis, including Diamond Lake, Ericsson, Field, Hale, Keewaydin, Minnehaha, Morris Park, Northrop, Page, Regina, and Wenonah.
Located in the southern part of the city, Nokomis is home to the fishing, sailing, events, and beaches that are available on Lake Nokomis. The Lake Nokomis preservation project has improved the accessibility and desirability of the surrounding area.
The Northeast community of Minneapolis is structured by neighborhoods with street names ending with the NE distinction. This area has been heavily revitalized and has a number of historically preserved sites. Once the City of Saint Anthony, this community was annexed by Minneapolis and is home to the oldest settlements in the area.
What was once heavily industrial and settled by generational residents have experienced a shift toward arts and culture through the repurposing of closed-down buildings as galleries, shopping, and dining influenced by the nearby University area.
Also known for a large number of churches located within the community, Northeast includes the neighborhoods of Audubon Park, Beltrami, Bottineau, Columbia Park, Holland, Logan Park, Marshall Terrace, Northeast Park, St. Anthony East, St. Anthony West, Sheridan, Waite Park, and Windom Park.
This community has been known as a haven for diverse immigration with a combination of original settlers and new generations of various nationalities.
Located directly south of downtown Minneapolis, the Phillips community is known for its rich diversity. Along with the variety of nationalities and cultures, the area is both residential and commercial and blends small, local businesses with large corporations.
The neighborhoods of Midtown Phillips, Phillips West, East Phillips, and Ventura Village make up the Phillips community. Due to the proximity of the business district, Phillips is home to many young professionals who work downtown.
Near the city center but away from the main bustle of central downtown areas, Powderhorn is comprised of the Bancroft, Bryant, Corcoran, Lyndale, Powderhorn Park, Standish, Whittier, and Central neighborhoods.
Located in close proximity to the Phillips community just to the south and southwest, the Powderhorn community includes the recreational center of Powderhorn Park, complete with a small lake that hosts frequent activities and events such as Minneapolis’ annual May Day parade.
The Southwest community is located in the southwestern portion of the city, as the name implies. Along with nine neighborhoods, this community includes both Lake Harriet and Minnehaha Creek and is home to a number of trails and neighborhood parks as a result. The Armatage, East Harriet, Fulton, Kenny, Kingfield, Linden Hills, Lynnhurst, Tangletown, and Windom neighborhoods combine to create the Southwest community area.
The Southwest area is far enough away from the city center to give residents a more suburban experience while still providing an easily commutable distance to the main business district.
Located just east of the central business district of downtown Minneapolis, the University community gets its name from the University of Minnesota which is located within this area. The Mid-City Industrial Area is also located in the University community. Students make up a portion of the area’s residents, and these students are beginning to take residence in the adjacent Northeast community due to revitalization.
The neighborhoods that make up the University community include Cedar-Riverside AKA West Bank, Como, Marcy-Holmes AKA Dinkytown, Nicollet Island, East Bank, Prospect Park, and the actual neighborhood of University.
Why Choose Uptown Moving and Storage?
Regardless of your reason to move within the Minneapolis area, it is to your advantage to choose a mover that is experienced in both residential and commercial moving, while also Minneapolis-knowledgeable and qualified. If you are moving your home or business within the Minneapolis area to any of the great communities the city has to offer, call Uptown Moving and Storage for all of your local moving services.
Not only do they have affordable prices and friendly, experienced staff, but they also have knowledge of every part of Minneapolis and can get your belongings where they need to be through a safe and smart route. Contact Uptown Moving and Storage today to learn about our moving or storage process, or to set up your moving services.