Summit - University is in southwestern St. Paul. The neighborhood is bordered on the north by University Avenue, Lexington Parkway on the west, on the south by Summit Avenue and Irvine Avenue and Marion Avenue to the east. Summit - University also includes Selby - Dale and Cathedral Hill. Selby Avenue and Dale Street form the major crossroads in the district. Summit-University is both ethnically and economically diverse. Click to Read More
The area is pedestrian friendly with an assortment of high-end and casual restaurants, making it popular with shoppers and diners. Summit-University was originally settled as a farming community in the 1850s and at least one of the original farm houses still stands. Some of the original architecture along University Avenue has been demolished with urban development, though there are moves being made to preserve the rest of the area’s historical features.