East Calhoun (ECCO)
Location and General Characteristics
East Calhoun is located in Minneapolis' Calhoun-Isle community and is part of the Uptown area. The neighborhood is bordered by Lake Street on the north and 36 th Street on the south. Calhoun Parkway is the western extent of East Calhoun, which runs to Hennepin Avenue to the east. Lake Calhoun, one of Minneapolis' most popular attractions, is at the neighborhood's western border. A wide variety of amenities are located in and around East Calhoun including shops, restaurants, night clubs, movie theaters, coffee shops and grocery stores. The housing mix includes apartment buildings, duplexes and single-family homes that were built mostly around the turn of the 20 th century.
Lake Calhoun is one of the most popular lakes in Minneapolis. Part of the Chain of Lakes, it was linked to Lake of the Isles by a canal in 1911. In this same year, a boathouse was established on the lake shore.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011