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Neighborhood association

Minikahda Vista residents are actively involved in the community and their neighborhood association. The association hosts a Plant Swap and Sale with the Browndale Neighborhood, annual neighborhood garage sale attended by residents from all over the metro area, and National Night Out where more than 400 residents get together and celebrate. We also publish a quarterly online newsletter and bi-weekly city news and neighborhood alerts.

Association contacts

  • Ted Ekkers, Chair 952-300-0081

  • Adam Fonda, Vice Chair 612-308-5008

  • Julie Wells, Treasurer 952-929-7626

  • Linda Jennings, Newsletter 952-925-4283

  • -OPEN-, Plant Swap & Sale


  • Ted Ekkers Garage Sale Chair 952-300-0081


  • -OPEN-, NNO Co-Chairs


  • Ingrid Culp, Spring Egg Hunt 612-710-5750  


  • Claudia Johnston Madison, Communications Coordinator 952-270-4481

City council ward

The Minikahda Vista Neighborhood is in Ward 2.

For your council representative's name, go to the city council page.

Boundaries

  • North: Excelsior Boulevard
  • South: Morningside Road and City of Edina
  • East: City of Edina and City of Minneapolis
  • West: Wooddale Avenue South

Neighborhood characteristics 

  • Population: 2016 (2010 Census) 
  • Schools: Susan Lindgren Elementary School is located in the neighborhood 
  • Neighborhood parks: Minikahda Vista Park
  • Housing: most of the homes were built in the 1940s
  • Nearby: Excelsior and Grand, Miracle Mile shopping centers, The Rec Center and Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC), Veterans' Memorial Amphitheater and Wolfe Park, and Park Nicollet campus