Prospect Park is in the University Community of Minneapolis. It is bordered on the East by the City of Saint Paul, the Mississippi River, on the West by the University of Minnesota and in the north by the South East industrial area. The neighborhood was platted as the Prospect Park subdivision in 1885 by developer Louis Menage. The Prospect Park / East River Road neighborhoods are close to the Downtown districts of both Minneapolis and St. Paul.Click to Read More
A wide variety of recreational, entertainment and shopping options are within easy walking distance here. Prospect Park’s 7,000 residents can enjoy the Fire and Ice Festival in February, the Spring Holiday Concert in April, and the Luxton Park Painter's Art Show in May, along with other community events. This Minneapolis neighborhood's most prominent landmark is known as the "Witch's Hat," a water tower built in 1913.