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Top Highlights of Central Hillside

by JS Realty

Location
Located directly up the hill from Downtown Duluth, Central Hillside has fantastic views of Lake Superior and the City of Duluth.  Three of the main routes that go through Central Hillside are Mesaba Ave, Lake Ave, and 4th St.

Washington Center
Formerly a school building, the Washington Center is used by the community for some recreation programs and early childhood programs.  There is also some housing in the upper levels of the building.  The Washington Center also has an art gallery that has several exhibits throughout the year.

School District
Central Hillside is located within the Duluth Independent School District #709. 

Sacred Heart Music Center
The Sacred Heart Music Center was built in 1896 to be
the Sacred Heart Cathedral, now it is a music center that musicians, schools, corporations, performers or people who are looking to record in the state of the art recording studio, can use.  It is also a great venue for weddings or conferences.

Local Businesses
There are many businesses located within the Central Hillside neighborhood including, but not limited to, SVS Inc, Al’s Pawn & Variety Stores, Food Dudes Delivery, Center for American Indian Resources, Ktti Kenwood Tours & Travel, One Roof, 4th Street Market & Deli, Hemlock Garage Inc, American Radiator Repair Services, Loiselle Liquor, Floyd’s Hair Choppers, H&R Block, Eman’s Belly Dancing & Fitness, Whole Foods Co-Op, ITC Income Tax Consultants, Lake Superior Medical Equipment Inc, Dunbar Floral and Gifts,  Karbo’s Auto Repair, Auto Medics, Greg’s Auto Service & Repair, and UDAC Mailing & Shredding

Local Restaurants

There are several places to eat located in the Central Hillside neighborhood including, but not limited to, Round Up Bar & Grill, The Break Room, Huie’s Chopsticks Inn, Quiznos Sub, Uncle Loui’s Café, and the King of Creams.

Parks
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Cascade Parkhere are a few parks located within Central Hillside including but not limited to, Strickland Park, Central Hillside Park, Cascade Park, and Lilliput Park.  One of the more popular parks is Central Hillside Park.  There is a basketball court and a playground available for use.

Places of Worship
There are some places to worship in the Central Hillside neighborhood, including but not limited to, Calvary Baptist Church and St. Mary Star of the Sea.

Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center is located within the Central Hillside neighborhood.  According to their website, Essentia Health- St. Mary’s Medical Center is the largest hospital in northeastern Minnesota.  There are 380 beds within the hospital and they have the regions only intensive care unit for newborns and children.  They are all about compassionate care and strive to have highly specialized care.

If you have any questions about Duluth or the surrounding area please contact us!  We would love to help you out!

Top Highlights of Congdon Park

by JS Realty

 

Location
According to the City of Duluth’s neighborhood map, Congdon Park is located East of N 26th Ave E, South of Lakeview Dr and Snively Rd, North of Lake Superior and West of N 40th Ave E.  One of the main roads to go through Congdon Park is London Rd.

Congdon Park
Congdon Park is in the Congdon Park neighborhood.  Congdon Park was named after Chester Congdon who donated the 33.7 acres of land in 1908.  The Tischer Creek runs through the park and provides for some stunning views including several waterfall areas.  There are also some trails that are easy walking.  This is a hidden gem within the city and is also surrounded by nice big trees.  There are beautiful bridges, plenty of wildlife and Tischer Creek is a designated trout stream.

Places to Worship
There are several places to worship in Congdon Park, including, but not limited to, Pilgrim Congregational Church, Cathedral of our Lady of the Rosary, Diocese of Duluth, Chabad Lubavitch, and Duluth Congregational Church.

Northland Country Club
The Northland Country Club is a private country club that has an 18
hole golf course.  It is one of the top 5 golf courses to visit in Minnesota.  The Northland Country Club provides a great family atmosphere while still remaining private.  There is also a pool and a few tennis courts so it’s not all just about golfing. There are many activities that could be enjoyed.  There is also a luxury cuisine restaurant that is available to members only.

Local Businesses

There are several businesses that are in Congdon Park, including but not limited to, Holiday Stationstore, AG Thomson House Bed and Breakfast, Budget Blinds of Duluth, Custom Cap, Northern States Basement Systems and Paper Ink.

Glensheen Mansion
Glensheen Mansion is located in Congdon Park an
d it is a historical home museum that has been amazingly preserved.  Built for Chester and Clara Congdon between 1905 and 1908, the couple along with their children and grandchildren made it a home until 1977.  The main mansion has 39 rooms.  It is a stunning piece of history and the museum tours provide interesting facts and breathtaking architecture.

School District
Congdon Park belongs to Duluth Independent School District #709.  Duluth East High School, Ordean East Middle School and Congdon Elementary Schools all fall within the Congdon neighborhood.  Holy Rosary School, a private school is also in the Congdon Park neighborhood.

Local Restaurants
There are no restaurants located within Congdon Park, however the neighborhood is not far from the business district on London Rd which has several restaurants including but not limited to, Blackwoods, McDonalds, Perkins, Valentini’s Vicino Lago, Taco Johns, Subway and Pizza Hut.

If you have any questions about Duluth or the surrounding area please contact us!  We would love to help you out!

Top Highlights of Gary-New Duluth

by JS Realty

Gary-New Duluth is a neighborhood in Duluth, MN.  Although many people refer to the neighborhood as a whole, it is actually two different communities, both are rich in history and make a great place to make a home.

Location
Gary starts on Commonwealth Ave just under the railroad bridge and goes to Gary Builders Supply.  New Duluth starts just past Gary Builders Supply and goes to the St. Louis River.  Both communities lie north of the St. Louis River and west of the river as well.  The neighborhoods also fall east of the Sargent Creek.

Parks
There are a few parks in the Gary-New Duluth neighborhood, including but not limited to, Napoleon B Merritt Park, Gary New Duluth Park, and Birchwood Park.

Local Businesses
There are many businesses located within Gary-New Duluth neighborhood including, but not limited to, Veit & Company Inc, Gary Milk House Convenience Store, Little Store, Gary Liquor & Bait, Puglisi Gun Emporium, Gerry’s Auto Repair, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Duluth, T & L Wood Products, Gary Builders Supply, and Me Global Inc.

St. Louis River
The St. Louis River is the largest river in the US to flow into Lake Superior.  One thing to do on the river is to go fishing.  Fisherpeople can find walleyes, northern pike, small and large mouth bass, crappies, channel catfish among some other species as well.  The river is great for canoeing and has beautiful views of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Local Restaurants
There are several restaurants in the Gary-New Duluth neighborhood including but not limited to, Hugo’s Pizza II, Shotz Bar, and Alpine Bar & Lounge.

Gary-New Duluth Recreation Center
The Gary-New Duluth Recreation Center is located near Stowe School.  The community center has been updated and provides some programs and events for the community.  There is a plan in motion to make the Gary-New Duluth Recreation Center better and with more activities for the community as a whole.  For more information and to check on their progress, take a look at their website.

School District
The Gary-New Duluth neighborhood is in the Duluth Independent School District #709.  There is an elementary school located within the neighborhood.  Stowe Elementary school provides experienced teachers, excellent educational programs and also provide a welcoming environment for everyone plus free all day every day kindergarten. 

Boy Scout Landing
Boy Scout Landing has a boat launch/public area that allows boaters and fisherpeople access to the St. Louis River.  A boat ramp, a fishing pier that doubles as a dock, restroom facilities and a paved parking area are available. 

Places of Worship
There are a few places to worship in Gary-New Duluth, including but not limited to, St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, and St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church Education Center.

Camping
The River Place Campground is located in Gary-New Duluth right on the edge of the St. Louis River.  It opened in 1995 and is conveniently located to the Willard Munger Trail and Jay Cooke State Park.  They offer campsites available for daily, weekly, monthly or seasonally rent.  There are several sites that offer full hookup that has city water and sewer. 

Top Highlights of Minnesota Point and Canal Park

by JS Realty

Minnesota Point and Canal Park go hand in hand, in order to get to Minnesota Point you have to go through Canal Park.  While Canal Park is more of a tourist/shop area, Minnesota Point does have residents who live there year round.  Around 7 miles long, Minnesota Point combined with Wisconsin Point in Superior which lays just across, makes up the 2nd largest FRESHWATER sandbar in the world.

Local Businesses
Canal Park has many different business’ including, but not limited to, Blue Heron Trading Co., Siiviis, Duluth Pack, Rocky Mountain Chocolate shop, Two and Company, Minnesota Gifts by Sandra Dee, J. Skylark, Tetran, Canal Park Lodge, Inn on Lake Superior, Hampton Inn, South Pier Inn, Vertical Endeavors, Adventure Zone, Park Point Marina Inn, Father Time Antiques, Spirit Bay Trading, Canal Park Liquors, Teeny Weeny Miniature Cottage, Never Too Many Jewelry & Accessories, I Heart Duluth, Barr Engineering Company, Happy Hookers Charters,  Father Time Antiques, Waters of Superior, On the Rocks Art Studio and Vikre Distillery.

Places of Worship
There is only one designated place to worship in Minnesota Point and Canal Park, St. Andrew’s By the Lake is located on Minnesota Point and has been around for 100 years.

Park Point
Park Point is a recreation area on Minnesota Point, there is a huge sandy beach where you can sunbathe and enter Lake Superior, there’s a playground area and Park Point Beach House.  Very popular during the summer months, the public beach is open from the day after school is out until Labor Day.  Usually during this time, there is a lifeguard on duty from 11 am to 4 pm.  There are also some recreation fields and sand volleyball courts.  This is the perfect summer hang out!

Minnesota Point Walking Trail
Towards the end of Minnesota Point, there is a walking trail known as Minnesota Point Walking Trail.  During your 2 mile walk you’ll pass an airport, wander among 200+ year old red and white pines, see many birds and wildlife and it has unique views of the lake.  Watch out for poising ivy the area is rich with it.

Aerial Lift Bridge
The Aerial Lift Bridge connects Canal Park and Minnesota Point.  It is a bridge that is made of steel and cables and is over 100 years old and is a historical landmark.  When there are no boats to get through it lays flat, but when a barge needs to come through the bridge is raised to allow passage.  It is operated 24 hours a day and in the busy season it averages 26 lifts per day.  During the summer months the bridge is lifted every 30 minutes between 7 AM and 9 PM.  The Aerial Lift Bridge has had many facelifts and is maintained well.  Every 18 years the bridge gets new cables.  Many people enjoy watching the bridge raise for a ship to come through the piers. 

Lake Walk
The Lake Walk starts at Bayfront Park and goes through Canal Park all along the edge of the lake, it also passes through Leif Erickson Park and ends at London Rd in Lakeside.  The Canal Park portion of the Lake Walk is a wooden boardwalk and also has a paved section and the walk takes you past several restaurants and hotels on one side and beautiful lake views on the other.

Sky Harbor
Sky Harbor is an airport located on Minnesota Point.  There is a one mile concrete runway for small aircrafts and two sea runways that work well for float and amphibious aircrafts.  You can also fill your aircraft’s tank with Avgas 100 low lead fuel, which is available 24/7.  They also provide tie down service for your aircraft while you go enjoy the Duluth area. The airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  In the summer months (June to October), this airport is where you would go if you wanted a birds eye view of Duluth.  Beaver Air Tours runs a company that gives aviation tours of the city’s most popular landmarks.

School District
Canal Park and Minnesota Point are part of the Duluth Independent School District #709.

Local Restaurants
There are many places to eat in Canal Park, including, but not limited to, Endion Station Public House, The Red Lobster, Old Chicago, Lake Avenue Café, Amazing Grace Bakery and Café, Taste of Saigon Restaurant, Northen Waters Smokehaus, Grandma’s Sports Garden, Grandma’s Saloon & Grill, Green Mill, Bellisios, Grizzly’s, Little Angies, Canal Park Brewing Co, Vitta Pizza, and Cloud 9 Asian Bistro.

Duluth Marine Museum and Maritime Visitor Center
The Duluth Marine Museum and Maritime Visitor Center is located in Canal Park.  Admission is free however hours vary depending on the season, to view the hours check here.  The museum is a really cool place to go and learn about the shipping industry and the area’s shipping history.

Top Highlights of Duluth Heights

by JS Realty

Duluth Heights is one of Duluth’s largest neighborhoods in terms of area.  There are 3 main routes through Duluth Heights, Hwy 53/Central Entrance, Arrowhead Rd and Rice Lake Rd/Arlington Ave.  Duluth Heights has a great mix of houses, shopping and dining.  Sometimes referred to as the Miller Hill Area or Above the Hill, Duluth Heights is a great neighborhood to live in.

Places of Worship
There are many places in Duluth Heights that you could go to worship, including but not limited to, St John’s Free Lutheran Church, Eastridge Community Church, Lincoln Park Congregation, Jehovah’s Witness, Mount of Olives Baptist Church, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Livingstones Fellowship, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran church, North Star Baptist Church and Water’s Edge Church.

Enger Park Golf Course has been established since 1927 and was built near Enger Park Tower.  This golf course has 27 holes and has traditional layouts.  There are several challenges to the park including holes that run through wooded areas and water hazards.  There is a snack bar that you can stop by and enjoy during the day.  Breakfast is served daily as well as favorites like burgers and hotdogs, grilled chicken and so much more!

Parks
There are several parks located within Duluth Heights that are perfect for spending time in to enjoy nature or to have a picnic with friends and family.  Parks located within the neighborhood include, but are not limited to, Enger Park, Duluth Heights Park, Woodland Gardens, Web Woods and Pennell Park. Visit Duluth parks and rec website for more information. 

Enger Park is one of the larger parks in the Duluth Heights neighborhood.  In it you’ll find several areas with flowers, several shady spots under trees perfect for sitting, parts of the Superior Hiking Trail, a Japanese Rock Garden, a pavilion and Enger Tower.  Overlooking the Japanese rock garden is the Peace Bell Tower, which comes from Duluth’s sister city Ohara-Isumi City, Japan.  Up on a hill in the park you’ll find Enger Tower which was built in 1939 and is 5 stories high.  In 1939 the Crown Prince Olave and Crown Princess Martha of Norway dedicated the tower to a man named Bert Enger, a Norway native who made his home in Duluth and was a very successful furniture dealer.  The tower provides stunning views of the city and it’s a great work out to get to the top!

Duluth Heights Recreation Center
The Duluth Heights Recreation Center is located in Duluth Heights and adjoins the Duluth Heights Park.  It is a great building that is able to host many different kinds of events and is available to the public for renting and has a maximum capacity of 125 people.  Occasionally there is play gym that allows for young children to run around and play in an open area while still being indoors.

Local Restaurants
There are several places to eat in the Duluth Heights neighborhood, including but not limited to, Grandma’s Restaurant, Osaka’s, Bridgemen’s, Texas Road House, Buffalo Wild Wings, Olive Garden, Perkins, Panera Bread, Noodles & Company, Five Guys, Applebee’s, Chipotle, Old Country Buffet, Aztecas Mexican Grill, Pizza Hut, Culver’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, Grizzly’s, McDonalds, Subway, Taco John’s, Burger King, Leeann Chin, Max Orient, Coney Island Deluxe, Kahala Restaurants, Dunkin’ Donuts, Papa John’s, Steak Escape, Sbarro,  and Charley’s Grill Subs.

Local Businesses
Duluth Heights neighborhood has many local businesses including, but not limited to, 2 Dye 4 Salon, AAA, Adam’s Pest Control, Adamski Builders, A Doller Tree, Target, Best Buy, Shopko, Kohls, Dollar General, Michael’s, Office Max, Home Depot, Auto Value, Auto Dent Specialists, David’s Bridal, Northern Freight and Tools, Bed Bath and Beyond, TJ Maxx, Dunham’s, Duluth Hockey Company, Cash Wise Liquor, Build a Bear Work Shop, Chico’s, Charlotte Russe, Vanity, Barnes and Noble, American Eagle, Hollister, Schmitt Music, Cub Foods, Super One Foods, Wells Fargo, Ulta, The Children’s Place, Christopher Banks, Champs, City Looks, Clearwire, City Looks, Collector’s Connection, Computer Renaissance, Diamond Nails, Q-Nails, Dress Barn, JC Penny’s, Younker’s, Sears, Enterprise, Explorations, The Essence of Health, Famous Footware, Express, Firestone, First Photo, Game Stop, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and so many more.

Miller Hill Mall is located in the heart of the Duluth Heights neighborhood. It is conveniently located to downtown and I35.  Many visitors are from the Iron Range, Duluth, Wisconsin, Michigan and Canada.  The mall has 108 stores throughout and is completely indoors.  You’ll find several sit down restaurants as well as a food court.  The Miller Hill Mall also hosts many events throughout the year like arts and crafts shows.

School District
Students who live in the Duluth Heights neighborhood typically are part of the Duluth Independent School district #709.  There is no actual school building for Duluth ISD #709 located within the neighborhood.  There are two private schools located within the Duluth Heights neighborhood.  Lake View Christian Academy is for those who wish to send their children to a nondenominational, independent Christian School. It serves students from preschool to 12th grade.  Marshall School is a college preparatory School that serves students from 4th grade to 12th grade.  It has been around since 1904 and prides themselves on upholding their values of respect, integrity, compassion and strong academic habits.  There is also a charter school located in the Duluth Heights neighborhood.  Duluth Edison serves students K to 8th grade currently, and a high school is in the works.  They strive to have their students achieve academically as well as personally.

Twin Ponds is located near Enger Park in the Duluth Heights neighborhood. It consists of 2 different ponds, an upper and a lower that are both natural basins.  There is a creek that flows through the ponds known as Buckingham Creek which provides some natural circulation and the water is somewhat murky due to iron-ore that is found in the soil.  It can be used as a swimming area in the lower pond and there is a beach area.  The upper pond provides a great area to fish and is stocked yearly with rainbow trout.

Top Highlights of Kenwood

by JS Realty

Kenwood is a neighborhood in Duluth, conveniently located and on the bus line.

Places of Worship
There are several places to worship in the Kenwood neighborhood including but not limited to, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, The Vineyard Church, St. Benedict Church, Kenwood Lutheran Church

Public Schools
Kenwood belongs to the Duluth Independent School District #709.  Located within the neighborhood is Lowell Elementary School which serves students from kindergarten to 5th grade.  Lowell is committed to providing children with a nurturing environment and seek to develop a passion for learning in them.

Local Businesses
There are several businesses in the Kenwood neighborhood, including but not limited to American Family Insurance, Kenwood Muffler & Brake Center, Auto Ace Express Lube, Walgreens, Wells Fargo Bank, Holiday Station Store, State Farm Insurance Agent, Full Spectrum Glass Studio and Duluth Teacher’s Credit Union.

Location
Kenwood is South of North Road, West of N Blackman Ave and some of Rice Lake Rd, North of Howtz St and West of Brainerd Ave.  There are two main roads to get to Kenwood, one of them being West Arrowhead Rd and the other is Howard Gnesen Rd/Kenwood Ave.  Convenient to downtown Duluth as well as St. Scholastica and UMD.

Local Restaurants
Sit down restaurants include but are not limited to, Subway, Arby’s, Erbert & Gerbert’s and Perk Place Coffeehouse and Bakery.

Kenwood Shopping Center
Located in the heart of Kenwood is the Kenwood shopping Center.  There are several stores including but not limited to, grocery store Super One, The UPS Store, Baja Tanning, Kenwood Laundromat, Papa Murphey’s Take and Bake, Cost Cutters, Vision Pro Optical, Goodwill, Perk Place Coffeehouse and Bakery, George’s Liquor and Play it Again Sports

Stanley Park
Located in the Kenwood neighborhood is Stanley Park.  A great greenspace that sits at the corner of Englewood Dr and N Blackman Ave.  There is a small open field perfect for yard games and small picnics. 

St. Scholastica is one of Duluth’s two 4 year universities.  It was founded in 1912 and is a corner stone of the Kenwood neighborhood.  It is Duluth’s sole private college and serves more than 4,000 students.  There is 20 intercollegiate athletic teams and 50 student clubs and organizations.

Hartley Park
Kenwood boarders Hartley Park where trails for hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing are.  There are also several other activities that you can do at Hartley Park including fishing and bird watching as well as mountain biking.  Most of the Meadow Trail runs through Kenwood and provides the ideal trial to hook up with the rest of the park on.

Top Highlights of Lincoln Park

by JS Realty

Known as one of Duluth’s larger neighborhoods, Lincoln Park has much to boast about.

Location
Lincoln Park is located south of Skyline Parkway, East of the Wheeler Athletic Complex, North of the St Louis River and West of the lower section of Piedmont Ave.

Duluth Heritage Sports Center was built in 2008 and provides a timeless and classic display of the hockey history in Duluth.  There are two 200x85 hockey rinks known as the Sill Arena (which sits 1,300 fans) and the Sietz Arena (which sits 800 fans) and eight locker rooms.  The Duluth Heritage Sports Center provides a safe and nice area for local youths and community teams to enjoy playing hockey year round.  During the late spring to early fall months there Turf installed in the Seitz Arena to make the facility usable for several different sports.

Local Business
Lincoln Park has a wide variety of businesses located in its neighborhood.  Some of the businesses include but are not limited to, Aero Design and Manufacturing, Airgas, Anderson Furniture, Black Goose Chimney & Duct, Community Action Duluth, Darlene’s Hair Stylists, Duluth Kennel Club, Duluth Auto Parts, Frost River, Second Look Books, Jos Sew Fine, Gateway Gifts of the World, Carr’s Hobby Shop, Madill Performing Arts Center, Simply Amish, Robert’s Furniture, On the Limit and Big Bottle Shop Liquor Store.

Boys and Girls Club of the NorthlandThe Boys and Girls Club has been around in Duluth since 1980 and in 1994 they opened a branch located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood and then again in 2008, they opened a 2nd location in the Lincoln Park at the Duluth Heritage Center.  They strive to keep a good environment to the area’s youth and the want to meet the needs of everyone who crosses their doors.  They offer a variety of activities and programs to help keep kids learning and active as well as out of trouble.

Local Restaurants
Located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood are several delicious restaurants.  These restaurants include but are not limited to, the Duluth Grill, Johnson’s Bakery and Coffee Shop, Clyde Iron Works, Bedrock Bar, All American Club, Subway, Bergey’s, Little Caesars, T-Bonz Bar & Restaurant and Burger King.  If you’re into Micro Breweries, then you’re in luck!  Lake Superior Brewing Company & Bent Paddle Brewing Company are both located in Lincoln Park and provide tours of the brewery as well as samples and a place to sit down while drinking one of their creations. 

Duluth Children’s Museum
Located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood is the Duluth’s Children Museum. Loaded with interactive exhibits and endeavors to create a learning environment for all ages of children.  The museum has daily programming that invites children to explore the world and that tries to lean towards, science, technology, engineering, arts and math.  Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm.

Places of Worship
There are several places to worship located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, including but not limited to, Rock Hill Community Church, Lincoln Park Community Church, First Covenant Church, Zion Lutheran Church, Holy Family Catholic Church, Church of Restoration, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Bethany Lutheran Church and Engage Church.

Clyde Iron Works is an event center as well a restaurant and bar.  In its beginnings, it was a steel foundry and later on was reconstructed to be the event center/restaurant and bar that it is today.  Clyde Iron Works features an industrial feel and has several walls and portions that exist from its time as a steel foundry. The Clyde Iron Works serves American cuisine.

Public Schools
The Lincoln Park neighborhood is located within Duluth Independent School District #709.  There is a new Middle School that opened for the 2012-2013 school year.  This school serves students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade and they strive to nurture the development of responsible and thoughtful students.

Duluth Art Institute Lincoln Center for Art Education
The Duluth Art Institute has a branch located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood at 2229 W 2nd St.  In this location you’ll find the ceramic studio and multi-use room as well as a darkroom for developing photographs.  Explore the artist in you today.

Lincoln Park is one of the oldest parks in Duluth, it falls from 3rd street to Skyline Parkway and is about 35 acres.  The Lincoln Park Trail runs through it as does the Miller Creek.  There is a beautiful stone pavilion that was built in 1933 that still stands.  There is a playground and a covered pavilion that is ideal for picnicking.

Top Highlights of Piedmont

by JS Realty

Piedmont is a neighborhood in the northern part of Duluth, near Hermantown.  There are about 3780 residents in Piedmont according to the 2010 census.  Many people enjoy living here because of its great location, the great people and the great local businesses.

Location
Located about 10 minutes from downtown Duluth, Piedmont runs from south of Anderson Rd, east Haines Rd, north of Skyline Ave and the west side of Hwy 53.

Lake Superior College:
Lake Superior College is a two-year community college and technical college located in Piedmont.  Lake Superior College offers pre-baccalaureate majors and over 90 certificate, diploma and degree programs for the career and technical fields.

Local Businesses:
There are several businesses located within Piedmont including but not limited to Piedmont Dental, Arthurs Formal Wear, Piedmont Bottle Shop, Piedmont Milk House, Uptown Hair Salon, Great Lakes Children Dental Care, Summit Dental, Farmers Insurance, American Family Insurance, Spectrum Homecare, Bolon Chiropractic, Residential Services Inc., Bridals by Bethany and The Gardening Junky.

Local Restaurants:
Located in The heart of the Piedmont Business District is Big Daddy’s Burgers.  Big Daddy’s Burgers boast the “Best Burgers in Duluth” and the owners have owned it since 2013.

Miller Creek Disc Golf Course
The Miller Creek Disc Golf Course was established in 2007 and redesigned in 2012.  Located right next to Lake Superior College on Trinity Ave the course features a 9 hole disc golf course.  The course features a variety of shots and elevation changes and is good for people who are just starting out as well as established Disc Golf players.

Places of Worship:
There are a variety of places to worship in the Piedmont neighborhood including but not limited to, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Apostolic Gospel Church, Christ Lutheran Church, Duluth Church of Christ, Saint Lawrence Catholic Church, and Hillside United Methodist Church.

Public Schools
Piedmont belongs to the Duluth Independent School District #709.  Located within Piedmont is Piedmont Elementary School serving PK through 5th grade.

Piedmont Park
Piedmont Park is located off of W 23rd St and features two hockey rinks, a baseball field, a playground and a community center.  The community center doubles as a warming shack in the winter and is run by the Piedmont Heights Youth Hockey Association.

Trails
Piedmont features many trails that offer stunning views for the Hikers or Mountain Bikers.  Parts of The Superior Hiking Trail run through Piedmont. There are also Mountain Biking Trails that are exclusively located in the Piedmont neighborhood.  There are 3 different access points to get to these biking trails.  Hutchinson Rd access point has the most parking and is located in the heart of the Piedmont neighborhood. There are a total of 13 different trails and the length is 9 miles.  For more information click here.

Top Highlights of Lakeside/Lester Park

by JS Realty

A neighborhood in the eastern part of Duluth, the Lakeside and Lester Park area has a little over 7,000 residents. Called Lakeside for a reason, the neighborhood has plenty of Superior lake shore to call its own.

Lester Park with miles of hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country ski trails, including the Lake Superior Hiking Trails, along Lester River and Amity Creek, Lester Park is a wonderful place to spend quality time outdoors. This park features open fields and a playground for the entire family to enjoy.

Lester Park Golf Course established in 1934, the Lester Park Golf Course is known for its spectacular beauty and rich history. With a view of Lake Superior on 20 of the 27 holes, this course includes an 18 hole course and a more challenging 9 hole course.

Lester River Rendezvous
Every year since 1998, the community of Lakeside has hosted a festival held in the city streets in September. There is a great sense of community togetherness, lots of food, entertainment, and crafts for people to purchase. With games, pony rides, and the reenactment of the life of a voyageur arriving in the 18th century, this festival is sure to entertain the whole family.

Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory
Open year round to the public, Hawk Ridge is a great place to enjoy with the whole family, study alone, or take a hike with friends on more than four miles of hiking trails. During the fall season, Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory staff conduct bird research and educate the public. Click here for more information.

Public Schools
Located within Lakeside are Lester Park Elementary School and private school St. Michael’s Lakeside School, both for grades PK through 5th. East Senior High is also located very close to the Lakeside neighborhood serving grades 9 through 12. Lakeside belongs to the Duluth Independent School District #709.

Location
Located along Lake Superior and only 10 minutes from Downtown Duluth, Lakeside features outstanding views and a convenient closeness to the city.

Local Businesses
There are many local businesses located within Lakeside including, but not limited to, U.S. Bank, North Shore Bank, Essentia Health Clinic, St. Luke’s Clinic, Eight Street Video, SuperOne Foods, Lester Park Skelly, Marshall Hardware, and Yoga North.

Local Restaurants
With more local cafes than most neighborhoods in Duluth, Lakeside is a wonderful location for grabbing coffee or lunch with friends or dinner with your family. Some of these include Amity Coffee, Sammy’s Pizza, and New London Café.

Places of Worship
Lakeside offers a variety of places of worship including Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, St. Michael’s Church, Anchor Point Community Church, Lester Park United Methodist Church, and Faith Lutheran.

Historical Features
Lakeside features the Lester River Bridge, which is registered as the No. 5772 National Historic Place. This area is also home to the United States Fisheries Station. Located near the mouth of the Lester River, this site consists of the Hatchery/Bunk-Room Building, Boat House, Pump House, Supervisor’s Cabin, and a Superintendant’s House. This complex is now owned by UMD.

Top Highlights of Morgan Park

by JS Realty

Bordered by the St. Louis River, Morgan Park is a historic community that still thrives today. With just above 6,000 residents, the neighborhood of Morgan Park is a beautiful place to call home.

History
Built by U.S. Steel in the early 1900s, Morgan Park was somewhat isolated due to the fact that only U.S. Steel Corporation employees could live there until the 1930s when it was deeded to the city of Duluth. Morgan Park was originally named “Model City” but was renamed in 1913 in honor of U.S. Steel’s founder J.P. Morgan. Eventually the steel plant declined and was shut down completely in 1981, yet, the historic nature of the community still shines.

Historic Houses
The majority of the homes in Morgan Park are Prairie style with low-pitched roofs, gables, and wide, overhanging eaves. The houses here are very sturdy and built of mostly Minnesota-made Portland cement from the community’s U.S. Steel plant due to the low maintenance of the material. The neighborhood has renewed its beautification efforts and the pride in the community and homes is stronger than ever.

Sense of Community
The community of Morgan Park comes together in many ways to better the neighborhood and make everyone feel welcome and included. From loads of volunteers building a new playground and community gardens to local events such as the May Annual Cleanu, Breakfast with Santa, and Flower Fest, the residents of Morgan Park come up with many ways to create a wonderful sense of community.

Local Businesses & Restaurants
In this small neighborhood, there are various businesses and restaurants including Morgan Park Sales & Services, SuperAmerica, Bethany Crisis Center, Pine Street Woods, Iron Mug Coffee House, and Top Shelf Systems.

Places of Worship
Morgan Park features the United Protestant Church UCC in the northern part of the neighborhood and Saint Margaret Mary Church in the south. There are also several other places of worship in the nearby surrounding areas.

Outdoor Recreation
Bordered by the St. Louis River on the eastern edge, Stewart Creek to the north, and U.S. Steel Creek to the South, the Morgan Park neighborhood is also home to Blackmer Park, Smithville Park, and plenty of other natural beauties.


Magney-Snively Natural Area
The Magney-Snively Natural Area near Morgan Park encompasses an 1,800-acre old-growth forest that is popular for hiking and viewing fall colors. With a number of trails for skiers, snowmobilers, and horseback riders, the Magney-Snively Natural Area is a great place to go with the whole family.

Morgan Park- The Book

Written in 2007 by Arnold R Alanen, Morgan Park: Duluth, U.S. Steel, and the Forging of a Company Town “follows the company town and its residents through the boom years to the closing of the outmoded facility—an event that foreshadowed industrial shutdowns elsewhere in the United States—and up to today, as current residents work to preserve the community’s historic character.” –UMN Press

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