Mac Groveland St Paul MN Real Estate
The St. Paul neighborhood of Macalester Groveland (Mac-Groveland) is a lively and bustling neighborhood full of wonderful real estate options. The northern end of the neighborhood is bordered by the historic Summit Avenue, Randolph Avenue and Highland Park to the south. The western border of the area is the Mississippi River and Ayd Mill Road is to the east. The Mississippi River makes up the west border and Ayd Mill Road the east. The always energetic Grand Avenue runs right through Mac-Groveland from east to west. Real estate in this neighborhood is well worth exploring.
Macalester-Groveland MN Information
Today Macalester Groveland has several great homes, condos and townhomes. Since the neighborhood was founded in 1880, the area has grown to be full of rich history and beautiful homes. The Macalester College Board of Trustees purchased a plat of farmland just outside of St. Paul and built houses and the campus. It evolved from a farm, to a commuter suburb to a historic St. Paul neighborhood. Now the neighborhood is home to Macalester College, the University of St. Thomas which was founded by Archbishop John Ireland in 1885, and the St. Paul Seminary.
A lot of the Macalester Groveland residents are students, professors or working professionals — alumni of the colleges often stay in the area and put down roots in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is home to two public elementary schools in Groveland Elementary and Randolph Heights Elementary. The neighborhood is also home to the fantastic private school, St. Paul Academy and Summit School.
The Mac-Groveland residents keep busy at the several local restaurants and shops. Dining experiences can be super laid back at places like the St. Clair Broiler and the Groveland Tap or a little more refined dining at Carmelo’s or Heartland. Mac-Groveland is also home to numerous fantastic coffee shops.
Shopping can range from boutique gift shops to specialty shops. The Grandview Movie Theater also calls Mac-Groveland home, giving the residents plenty to do in the cold winter months.
Macalaster-Groveland MN Homes, Town Homes & Condos
Mac-Groveland offers a wide variety of housing options. Many of the homes in Mac-Groveland were constructed before 1940. The larger houses in the area feature Prarie Style, Colonial Revival, and Tudor style architecture. In the 1920s and 1930s is when most of the neighborhood was constructed, which makes bungalows abundant throughout the area. New construction and newly remodeled condos are also available throughout Mac-Groveland.
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