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Aquila Neighborhood

updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014

Aquila Neighborhood
Aquila NeighborhoodClick for map
Boundaries:

  • North: Minnetonka Boulevard
  • South: Highway 7
  • East: Texas Avenue
  • West: Hutchinson Spur Trail

City Council Ward:
The Aquila Neighborhood is in Ward 3. For your council representative's name, click here.

Neighborhood Characteristics:

  • Aquila is one of St. Louis Park's largest neighborhoods. It occupies 310.3 acres with about 23 residential blocks.
  • Aquila has three neighborhood parks: Aquila Park, Sunset Park and Elie Park
  • Aquila is in the Aquila/Cedar Manor elementary school attendance boundary. Aquila Primary School is located in this neighborhood.
  • The Knollwood Shopping Center is located at the southern end of this neighborhood.
  • Minnehaha Creek runs through the southwest corner of the neighborhood.
  • The Hutchinson Spur regional bike trail runs alongside this neighborhood.
  • Parks & open space - 14 percent
  • Commercial/retail - 23.1 percent
  • Aquila has a total of 1,260 housing units (506 single family homes, 57 condominiums, 679 apartment units and 18 duplexes).
  • Apartments in this neighborhood are located in the north section of the neighborhood close to the elementary school. The central portion of the neighborhood consists of single family homes that were built mainly in the early 1950's.
  • Population - 2783 (2000 Census)

Upcoming Events:

  • Neighborhood Crime Prevention Meeting: Tuesday, October 29th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Park Pavilion. Please join the St. Louis Park Police Department and Inspections Department staff for a Q&A and information session regarding current trends and concerns in your neighborhoods that have been drawn to the Police Department's attention. Neighborhood Crime Prevention Flyer

Newsletter:

Neighborhood Association Contact:

  • The Aquila neighbors' group has been active since 1998. They have organized neighborhood garage sales, summer picnics, and beautification projects at Aquila Park as well as along the bike path between 34th and 36th street.
  • Contact the Aquila chair for more information: Betty Deane at (952) 933-1903
  • "Like" us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Aquila-Neighborhood-SLP-MN/154103657998752 to stay updated on happenings in the neighborhood.
  • You may also find our Neighborhood on Nextdoor.com!

 

More Links

St. Louis Park City Hall
5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
Phone: (952) 924-2500 Email: info@stlouispark.org