St. Louis Park

One of the early suburbs of Minneapolis, it is the birthplace or childhood home of movie directors Joel and Ethan Coen, musician Peter Himmelman, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman and Sen. Al Franken. Minnesota's first shopping center — Lilac Way — was built there in the late 1940s.

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Population:

45,250

County:

Hennepin

ZIP Codes:

55416, 55426, 55424

Incorporated

1886

Mayor:

Jeff Jacobs

City Manager:

Tom Harmening

City Hall:

5005 Minnetonka Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416

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Group files lawsuit to stop Southwest light-rail line

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 9 2014 - 1:54 PM

Just nine days after Minneapolis officials approved the Southwest Corridor light-rail line, a group of residents filed suit in federal court seeking to block the controversial $1.65 billion project —...

Suburban police face retirements due to pension change

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 2 2014 - 7:08 PM

Suburban police departments are welcoming more new officers and leaders this summer after a pension change sparked a wave of retirements.Across Minnesota, the pension change that took effect this...

Minneapolis, Edina and St. Louis Park at odds over future of woodsy dog park

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 1 2014 - 9:32 PM

In the heart of one of the Twin Cities’ most densely developed areas lies a 15-acre parcel of wild land straddling the border of Edina and St. Louis Park.It’s a rugged green space, simple...

Southwest LRT foes raise safety concerns over freight trains

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 13 2014 - 9:26 PM

With crucial votes looming on the Southwest Corridor light rail project, opponents Wednesday night warned of the potential risk of a freight train spilling hazardous material along the transit...

Southwest LRT: Bumpy path to crucial Mpls. vote

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 12 2014 - 11:46 PM

Even if the Minneapolis City Council soon approves plans for the Southwest Corridor light rail, its impact on lakes, trails and homes in the community will be dissected and debated for...

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Recent sales in St. Louis Park

Date Address Sale price
07/31/2014 3932 S. Xenwood S St. Louis A 338,000
07/25/2014 1400 Kentucky Av. S. 235,000
07/25/2014 1609 Nevada Av. S. 190,000
07/25/2014 2805 Jersey Av. S. 276,000
07/25/2014 4550 Minnetonka Blvd. Apt. 303 200,000
07/24/2014 4240 Browndale Av. 325,000
07/24/2014 6223 Oxford St. 270,000
07/24/2014 7639 W. 14th St. 350,000
07/22/2014 3675 Independence Av. S. Apt. 30 157,300
07/21/2014 1814 Nevada Av. S. 150,400

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