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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ZIP Codes:

55416, 55426, 55424




Jeff Jacobs

City Manager:

Tom Harmening

City Hall:

5005 Minnetonka Blvd, St Louis Park, MN 55416

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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...

St. Louis Park, Eden Prairie approve Southwest light rail

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 12 2014 - 8:58 PM

St. Louis Park unanimously approved plans Monday night for the $1.6 billion Southwest light-rail project, having successfully resisted sending freight trains through its community to make room for...

Man acquitted in slaying from botched robbery in New Hope

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 22 2014 - 10:03 PM

A man was acquitted last week in a botched robbery turned slaying in a New Hope parking last June.Damin Lee Shufford, 30, of New Hope, and another man were each charged with first-degree murder and...

Remains found in Colorado confirmed as missing St. Louis Park father, son

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 18 2014 - 10:07 PM

Three months after Damian McManus, 51, and his 18-year-old son, Evan, disappeared on a Colorado mountain, their family is bringing them home to Minnesota.On Friday, authorities confirmed that the...

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Recent sales in St. Louis Park

Date Address Sale price
07/25/2014 2805 Jersey Av. S. 276,000
07/24/2014 7639 W. 14th St. 350,000
07/18/2014 2200 Nevada Av. S. Apt. 314 58,000
07/18/2014 2540 Pennsylvania Av. S. 219,450
07/18/2014 3032 Oregon Av. S. 204,900
07/18/2014 3700 Wooddale Av. S. Unit 8 280,000
07/18/2014 3905 Monterey Av. 389,900
07/18/2014 6206 Cedar Lake Rd. S. 123,000
07/17/2014 3200 Webster Av. S. 195,000
07/16/2014 1440 Idaho Av. S. 169,900

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