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.
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Lindsey Thompson —
Summer 2016 City council ward
The Aquila Neighborhood is in Ward 3.
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city council page. Boundaries
North: Minnetonka Boulevard
South: Highway 7
East: Texas Avenue South
West: North Cedar Lake Regional Trail Neighborhood characteristics
Aquila is one of St. Louis Park's largest neighborhoods.
Population: 2,783 (2000 Census)
Size: 310.3 acres, 23 blocks
Neighborhood parks: Aquila Park, Sunset Park and Elie Park
Schools: Aquila Elementary School and Aquila Primary School are located in the neighborhood
Parks and open space: 14 percent
Commercial/retail space: 23.1 percent
Housing: 1,260 housing units (506 single-family homes, 57 condominiums, 679 apartment units and 18 duplexes)
Located in the neighborhood: Shoppes at Knollwood, Minnehaha Creek and the North Cedar Lake Regional Trail
What is the difference between community and neighborhood sidewalks?
are located on streets that are directly adjacent to community or area destinations, such as the library, schools, retail areas, parks, regional trails, transit nodes and places of worship. Most of these sidewalks are located along roadways that have high traffic volumes.
Neighborhood sidewalks are all other sidewalks in the city. They provide accessibility for pedestrians within the immediate area and feed into the community sidewalk system. These sidewalks are generally located on lower volume roads.
What's the Adopt-a-Park or Garden Program?
We hope you’ll consider adopting a park or garden near you! Monitor one as a family, community group, neighborhood, church or business. It’s a great way to get outdoors and take pride in the community you live in. We just ask that you visit the park twice a month through September to pick up litter and check for damage. (Assignments can be arranged around summer vacation schedules.) For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Laura Smith at 952.928.2847 or
What are the rules for posting signs in St. Louis Park?
Open house, for sale, for rent and other temporary signs cannot be posted on public property, trees or the public right-of-way, including curbside areas of lawns, utility poles and traffic signs. City ordinance also regulates the size and placement of permanent signs. For more information, contact Zoning Administrator Gary Morrison at 952.924.2592 or
What are the requirements for garage sales in St. Louis Park?
Residents may conduct two garage sales per year, each lasting a maximum of 72 consecutive hours. Please do not post signs on utility poles, traffic signs or public right-of-ways, such as curbside areas of lawns. Garage sale signs should be removed as soon as the sale is over. Please consider donating unsold household items to a charity, such as the Salvation Army, rather than throwing them in the garbage.
Are permits required for block parties?
Block parties require a street closure permit (no fee). You should apply for the permit one to two weeks before the party. Learn more at the
Block Party / Street Closure page.