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The Valley Place community is located in the Minneapolis suburb of Crystal. This neighborhood has a ZIP code of 55427 and lies within Hennepin County. Surrounding Valley Place are the neighborhoods of Brownwood, Fair, Bassett Creek, and Winnetka Hills.
Valley Place extends to 36th Avenue North on the north, 27th Avenue North on the south, Winnetka Avenue North on the west, and Douglas Drive on the east.
One of the features of this neighborhood is the Lions Valley Place Park, which spans 32nd Avenue North from Louisiana Avenue North to Hampshire Avenue North, roughly near the community’s center. This community park spans 19.8 acres and offers many amenities. Valley Place residents head to this park to take advantage of its tennis courts, basketball court, permanent hockey rink, playground, paved trails, softball fields, and volleyball courts. The park also makes a prime spot for picnics, offering a picnic shelter and three BBQ grills. During the winter months, Valley Place residents appreciate the park’s warming shelter and sliding hill.
Smaller Sunnyview Park is also located within the neighborhood bounds, and many other parks, scattered throughout the neighboring communities, are close to Valley Place. For example, in neighboring Bassett Creek, just on the other side of the community’s eastern boundary, is the large Jordan Park Area. All of this parkland means that Valley Place is a prime residential area for outdoor enthusiasts, fitness fanatics, and dog owners.
Although largely residential, Valley Place has a few commercial establishments throughout the community, primarily along Douglas Drive. Residents can patronize a salon, a pizza place, a doughnut shop, and an aquarium center. The neighboring communities in Crystal offer similar types of small shops and eateries. For major shopping and more entertainment options, Valley Place residents sometimes prefer to hop on neighboring Beltway 100 and head into the city.