Dayton's Bluff is in the southeast section of St. Paul. Its borders are Highway 3 to the west, Grove Street and the Burlington Northern Railroad to the north, Highway 61 to the east and Warner Road to the south, Lafayette Road. Dayton's Bluff is named after Lyman Dayton, who was one of the founders of St. Paul and the City of Dayton, Minnesota. The City Pages named Dayton's Bluff as "The Best Undiscovered Neighborhood" in 2010 and it is easy to understand why. Elevated above most of the city, Dayton’s Bluff rests on the ridges of the venerated Mississippi River Valley.Click to Read More
In Dayton's Bluff’s southern section near the river, the Indian Mounds Park has recreational facilities and six burial mounds from pre-historic era of the Hopewell mound builders. Additionally, the Dayton's Bluff Historic District was approved by the St. Paul City Council in August, 1992. Current plans for the continued revitalization of Dayton's Bluff focus on the older buildings which echo the area's rich history. The East Side Neighborhood Development Company is active in the area's renewal. The Dayton's Bluff Neighborhood Housing Service offers financial assistance to buyers buying a residential property in the neighborhood.