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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Report describes moments leading to St. Louis Park school drowning

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 5:20 AM

On the final day of the swimming portion of their physical education curriculum, the 28 students in a St. Louis Park Middle School class were allowed free time to shoot hoops in the shallow end, swim...

Spring tree sales sprouting in west metro cities

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 4:17 PM

Homeowners are snapping up everything from Ohio buckeyes and pin oaks to Korean maples and Honeycrisp apple trees in several west metro communities that offer spring tree sales.The rush in...

West metro town briefs: Fresh Energy's science policy director to speak in Bloomington

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 3:00 PM

BLOOMINGTONFresh Energy official to speak at St. Stephen’sJ. Drake Hamilton, science policy director at Fresh Energy, will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, 8400...

For Minneapolis, Southwest LRT hits deal or no-deal time

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 13 2014 - 6:31 AM

The Southwest Corridor light-rail project won a major victory last week, but now its supporters will learn whether Minneapolis will play spoiler.To entice Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and the City...

April 9: Dayton calls Minneapolis tunnels for Southwest LRT the 'only option'

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 12 2014 - 8:54 PM

Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday said a plan to run the Southwest Corridor through tunnels in the Kenilworth corridor of Minneapolis is flawed but the “only option” for the light-rail line to...

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Recent sales in St. Louis Park

Date Address Sale price
03/27/2014 400 Shelard Pkwy. Unit 304 89,900
03/24/2014 2944 Zarthan Av. S. 200,000
03/21/2014 2042 Texas Av. S. 275,750
03/21/2014 2733 Kentucky Av. S. 249,900
03/21/2014 2924 Xenwood Av. S. 405,000
03/21/2014 3320 Louisiana Av. S. Apt. 202 139,900
03/21/2014 4345 Coolidge Av. 370,000
03/21/2014 460 Ford Rd. Unit 204 160,000
03/21/2014 6304 W. 39th St. 219,900
03/20/2014 3135 Salem Av. 292,000

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