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ABOUT NORTHEAST PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

Northeast Park Neighborhood Association (NEPNA) is a nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer board of directors.  It is recognized by the City of Minneapolis as the official neighborhood organization for the Northeast Park neighborhood.  Anyone who lives, works or owns property in Northeast Park is eligible to volunteer, support, and become a voting member of NEPNA.

NEPNA Bylaws

NEPNA is involved in a variety of projects including Crime & Safety, Land Use, and Transportation. Funding for many of NEPNA’s projects come from the Neighborhood Revitalization Project (NRP).  See the links below for NEPNA’s Neighborhood Revitalization Program Action Plans:

Phase I NRP Plan
Phase II NRP Plan

Northeast Park Neighborhood Association Board Members

Brian Steele, Board Chair

Northeast Park Neighborhood Association Board Meetings

The NEPNA Board meets on the second Tuesday of the month, on an as needed basis, at 6:30 p.m., at the Northeast Park building, located at 1615 Pierce Street, NE, Minneapolis, Minn.

ABOUT NORTHEAST PARK NEIGHBORHOOD

This neighborhood takes its name from its geographical location in the City of Minneapolis.   Northeast Park is roughly divided into three sections: the western section is mainly residential and is home to a number of restored Victorian era homes and rental properties.  In the middle of the neighborhood, The Quarry, a large regional shopping center, is a buffer between the small residential portion of the neighborhood and the eastern section which is home to Hillside Cemetery and Honeywell International manufacturing.

The neighborhood’s park is a major attraction—with excellent playing fields, a new water park, and a golf putting course. Northeast Park has quick access to downtown Minneapolis via I-35 and is close to the artist galleries in the nearby Logan Park and Sheridan neighborhoods. Additional development is taking place along Central Avenue as well.

History

Streetcars once connected Northeast Park to downtown Minneapolis. The Johnson Street Quarry (now home to the Quarry shopping center) provided building materials for many structures in the Twin Cities. Following World War II, amidst a nation-wide housing shortage, returning veterans were housed in Quonset huts just outside of the current Quarry shopping center site.

Housing Styles and Types

Most homes in Northeast Park are of Victorian heritage, with many duplexes, and a mix of newer homes.

For more information about the Northeast Park neighborhood visit the City of Minneapolis Web site.