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Living in Downtown West Minneapolis

Downtown West is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Minneapolis with 5,370 residents.

Downtown West has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Warehouse District, Elliot Park, Loring Park, Nicollet Island, North Loop, Stevens Square and Downtown East.

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93 Walk Score of Downtown West, Minneapolis, MN

Downtown West is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Butcher & the Boar in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Butcher & the Boar

Photo of Mill Ruins Park in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Mill Ruins Park

Daily errands do not require a car in Downtown West Minneapolis.

Downtown West is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Minneapolis with a Walk Score of 93.

Find apartments in Minneapolis's most walkable neighborhoods: Lyn Lake, Downtown West and Lowry Hill East.

Downtown West Minneapolis Apartments for Rent

View all Downtown West apartments on a map.

Rental info for The Nic on Fifth in the Downtown West area
from $1,205
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Mill City Quarter in the Downtown West area
$1,145
1 bed
Walk Score 93
Rental info for 240 Park Avenue in the Downtown West area
from $1,450
1 bed
Walk Score 93
Rental info for 2525 Grand in the Downtown West area
$945
1 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for N 6th Ave & N 5th St in the Downtown West area
from $1,350
Studio
Walk Score 85
Rental info for East Town Apartments in the Downtown West area
from $781
Studio
Walk Score 84
Rental info for Robitshek Lofts in the Downtown West area
$1,465
2 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Brownstones Downtown in the Downtown West area
from $50
Studio
Walk Score 86

Downtown West Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown West to other Minneapolis neighborhoods.

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Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Lyn Lake 96 64 97 1,466
2 Downtown West 93 94 89 5,370
3 Lowry Hill East 93 63 94 4,918
4 Uptown 93 60 94 2,310

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 316 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown West.

People in Downtown West can walk to an average of 39 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Pedicabs Roaming StreetPedicabs bustle around on the street , toting around weary walkers

mackenzie lee
on Pedicabs Roaming Street

94 Transit Score of Downtown West, Minneapolis, MN

Downtown West is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Downtown West Minneapolis apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown West has world-class public transportation and about 52 bus and 2 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown West on public transit.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of Mill Ruins Park in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Mill Ruins Park

Photo of Mary Tyler Moore Statue in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

Photo of MPls Skyline in Downtown West, Minneapolis

MPls Skyline

89 Bike Score of Downtown West, Minneapolis, MN

Downtown West is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Mary Tyler Moore Statue in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

Photo of MPls Skyline in Downtown West, Minneapolis

MPls Skyline

Photo of Nice Ride Minnesota in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Nice Ride Minnesota

Photo of Milwaukee Station in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Milwaukee Station

Photo of Hennepin Av & Washington / 2 St in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Hennepin Av & Washington / 2 St

Photo of Hennepin Av & Washington / 2 St in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Hennepin Av & Washington / 2 St

thumbnail for 8 St N & Hennepin AvGreen lines on the road indicate biker lanes. Bikers can also lock their bikes safely in bike racks.

Madeline Kapler
on 8 St N & Hennepin Av

Photo of Birds Sculpture in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Birds Sculpture

Photo of Pedicabs Roaming Street in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Pedicabs Roaming Street

Photo of Minneapolis Central Library in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Minneapolis Central Library

Photo of Minneapolis Central Library in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Minneapolis Central Library

Photo of Minneapolis Central Library in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Minneapolis Central Library

Photo of Street Art Box in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Street Art Box

Photo of 10 St S & LaSalle / Nicollet Mall in Downtown West, Minneapolis

10 St S & LaSalle / Nicollet Mall

Photo of Interior Of Building On Marquette in Downtown West, Minneapolis

Interior Of Building On Marquette

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