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Hamline University 1536 Hewitt Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55104 U.S.A.
We are at the cross-roads in your education and "Midway" to all diversions possible.Stay close to Hamline University, or venture out into the metro area after a busy week of studying. North, South, East or West, you'll find a direction to your liking. Choose your destination, put a gallon of gas in the tank, or take advantage of our public transportation options including city bus lines and light rail train (coming soon). Whichever direction you choose, shopping, dining, entertainment, sporting events and sight-seeing opportunities await.
To the North: Browse the shops, dining, and entertainment options at HarMar Mall and Rosedale Mall.
To the South: Capture the unique shopping and dining experiences along Grand Avenue.
To the West: Take a short trip west down University Avenue and you pass through the University of Minnesota, and on to downtown Minneapolis -- the Twin Cities entertainment capital.
To the East: Travel east down University Avenue towards more shopping, sporting events, and entertainment opportunities in downtown Saint Paul.
Learn more about the vibrant Minnesota Twin Cities/Metro Region, the entertainment and cultural center of the upper Midwest.
Take a Photo tour of Minneapolis or learn more about the entire state of Minnesota at www.exploreminnesota.com.
Beautiful Como Park (including Conservatory, Zoo, and Japanese gardens) is just to the north of Hamline University. Stroll around Como Lake, take a paddleboat cruise, or stop to enjoy seasonal concerts at the lakeside pavilion.
For all of you sports enthusiasts who like a little "minor" mayhem, come see a Saint Paul Saints baseball game. The Saint Paul Saints play their home games at the Midway Stadium, just northwest of Hamline University. The Twin Cities also hosts several professional sports teams including the Minnesota Vikings football, Minnesota Twins baseball, Minnesota Timberwolves basketball, as well as professional soccer, hockey, and lacrosse teams. Find out more about Twin Cities sporting events.
There are plenty of affordable shopping, dining, entertainment, and sporting event options in the immediate Hamline University neighborhood, the Hamline-Midway area (and you can't beat the free parking). The Hamline-Midway area has an estimated 700 businesses and a diverse resident population.Here are just a few of the Hamline-Midway area businesses/community resources (within 2 miles or less from Hamline University and accessible from a bus line):
Visitors Airport info Twin Cities regional info
Pioneer PressMN State Arts BoardWeisman Art MuseumGuthrie TheaterMinneapolis Institute of ArtsMixed Blood TheatreOrdway Center for Performing ArtsWalker Art CenterScience Museum
The commercial corridors which run along University Avenue connect the two downtowns of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Hamline University, about a half a mile north of University Avenue, is at the center of the neighborhood.
Hamline University founded Hamline-Midway when we moved from Red Wing in the 1880s. In addition to the university, the area is home to several public and private elementary schools and parks.
The second “coolest community for young talent.” Next Generation Consulting
The second best place to earn a living. Forbes magazine, 2008
Second in cleanliness, safety, and intelligent people, and third in friendliness. Travel and Leisure magazine
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1536 Hewitt Avenue - Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284