The Fulton neighborhood is in the Southwest corner of Minneapolis and borders Edina. A neighborhood with all sorts of attractions, such as plenty of outdoor recreation and variety of shops, Fulton is a charming and well-kept area. Minnehaha Creek runs through the land, with Lake Harriet located in the Northeast corner.
Named after the steam boat inventor, Robert Fulton, the neighborhood is strong and supportive of block clubs, contacts, connecting, and community in general. Bisected by the commercial 50th St. West, Fulton is largely residential, upbeat, and welcoming.
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Robert Fulton, engineer and artist, was the man credited with inventing the steamboat in the 1800s. The neighborhood took his surname as a title to join the nation in honoring the inventor. Most of the houses in Fulton were built in the 1920s and 1930s, offering large spaces and Craftsman, Bungalow, and Foursquare styles.
47th Street to the North, 54th Street to the South, Penn Avenue on the East, and Edina’s City Border to the West.
Linden Hills, Lynnhurst, White Oaks, Kenny, Creek Knoll, Arden Park, Morning Side, and East Harriet
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Since most of the neighborhood was constructed before 1920, the house styles include Bungalows, Prairie-style, Arts and Crafts and other revival styles.
As of 2015, the average home sales price was $262,122 with an average days on market of 34. The average year built was 1920 with 2.9 bedrooms, and 1.7 baths with a total finished sqft of 1513. For more up to date information on Nokomis Real Estate, please contact Steven Hong with RE/MAX Results.
Fulton has an extreme amount of areas to visit and enjoy nature.
Although Lake Harriet isn’t a park, it does offer a peaceful scene on the lake. Walk along the paths of Lake Harriet Parkway, enjoying the shade of hundreds of trees and the gentle breeze of the vast lake.
Fulton has a ton of restaurants, mostly located on 50th Street.
To start, Arezzo Ristorante (5057 France Ave S, 612-285-7444) is a hearty Italian restaurant, based on Italy’s hidden treasure. Named after a city with honored paintings, medieval castles, and rustic villages, the restaurant serves an expansive variety of pastas, pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and desserts.
European-inspired Pig & Fiddle (3812 W 50th St, 612-354-2678 ) offers comfort food, craft beer, and a cheery environment. From sandwiches, to mac ‘n’ cheese, to ribs, Pig & Fiddle is a warm pub with all kinds of wine and beer.
Carbone’s Pizzeria (3724 W 50th St, 612-920-0400), a family-friendly chain restaurant, the local place sells pizzas, hoagies, and salads. The family pizzeria was founded by Antoinette Carbone and her sons, Frankie and Mario, and opened in 1954. Whether you sit down at the restaurant or order to go, enjoy traditional recipes from South Italy.
A fresh, healthy restaurant is Agra Culture (3717 W 50th Street, 612-345-5442). With food served over the counter, rustic decor, and cafe-like environment, stop by for a quick and refreshing meal.
Finally, Wuollet Bakery (3608 W 50th STreet, 612-922-4341 ), a long-loved local bakery, the family owned bakery sticks to traditional tortes, cakes, pies, pasteries, donuts, muffins, and cookies. You can also hire them to create desserts for weddings, as well as foods for holidays.
Since Fulton is a neighborhood with a massive amount of greenery and parks, there are only a few shopping places.
Hunt & Gather (4944 Xerxes Ave S, 612-455-0250) is an antique store that sells plants, furniture, decorations, jewelry, records, and garden decor.
Head over to a home decor store,
Piccadilly Prairie (5014 Xerxes Ave S, 612-234-5014). Find all sorts of home goods from decoration, to furniture, to appliances.
Fulton has a just a few places at night to hang out.
Red Cow (3624 W 50th St, 612-767-4411) is great place to head at night. With gourmet burgers and craft beer, Red Cow handcrafts their sophisticated food in an upbeat tavern.
The warm Pig & Fiddle (3812 W 50th St, 612-354-2678 ) offers comfort food, craft beer, and a cheery environment.
Community Arts & Music:
Fulton doesn't have very many official places for art, but the neighborhood does try to organize craft fairs, festivals, and get togethers. Find more information on their website:
Fulton hosts a series of festivals and movie nights. The festivals include a series of entertainment, activities, markets, silent auctions, and local sales; whereas the movie nights are shown under the stars with popcorn and lemonade.
Otherwise, Fulton hosts a series of smaller events such as monthly board meetings, committee work, and FNA meetings.
Fulton offers all sorts of modes of transportations. Besides your own vehicle, many people walk, bike, carpool, or bus. You can rent a car or a bike, or hop on a bus line to save some gas. In Fulton, bus lines fall to the 6 on France Ave, the 46 and 146 running on 50th Street, and the 6 also on Xerxes Ave . Busses are a great way to build community and save gas through carpool, with a fare of $2.25 in rush hour and $1.25 during normal hours.
You can find out more about bussing here:
and Fulton’s transportation information Metro Transit
The only school in Fulton is
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