Standish Apartments for Rent
Standish is a south Minneapolis neighborhood, within Hennepin County. It extends to 36th Street on the north and 42nd Street/43rd Street on the south. Its western boundary is Cedar Avenue, and it is bounded by Hiawatha Avenue on the east. It was named after an elementary school in the area, which in turn was named after a Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem. The zip code for Standish is 55406.
Some of the original 1900s homes, built by Norwegian and Swedish immigrants, are still standing in this primarily residential neighborhood, but a wave of new home construction is taking place along the light-rail line. The median household income in Standish ($44,509), as of 1999, was significantly higher than the city average ($37,974).
Sibley Park/Field can be found within neighborhood bounds. This scenic community park is very nicely kept and offers considerable amenities for a neighborhood park. Among them is a wading pool and play area for small children, tennis courts, and walking paths. Of course, what Twin Cities resident needs to rely on a small, neighborhood park when this area is known for its ample lakes and parkland? Just outside of neighborhood bounds to the south is Lake Hiawatha, which features a park and a golf course. Immediately south of that is larger Lake Nokomis and Lake Nokomis Park. Both parks offer ample amenities to keep Standish residents busy, and both are within easy walking distance. To the southeast are the river and Minnehaha Park.
Standish residents enjoy close proximity to Interstate 35, which connects them to the rest of the Twin Cites area. The downtown Minneapolis area, which offers plenty of entertainment, culture, dining, and shopping, is within a 15-minute drive to the north, via Hiawatha Avenue.