Calhoun-Isles is one of the official communities (a grouping of several official neighborhoods) of Minneapolis, Minnesota. It contains the Uptown business district and the name “Uptown” is frequently (though somewhat incorrectly) used to refer to the entire community. The name of the community refers to its most prominent physical features, the large and publicly accessible lakes, Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles.
Calhoun-Isles is an affluent part of the city, and people of upper middle class means and above, including young professionals and older millionaires, inhabit the community. The Uptown district is considered by many to be the nighttime playground of the young and trendy of the Twin Cities.
Neighborhoods of Calhoun-Isles
- Bryn Mawr
- Lowry Hill
- Lowry Hill East (AKA “The Wedge”)
- East Calhoun (AKA “ECCO”)
- West Calhoun
- East Isles
Cedar-Isles-Dean is a neighborhood in the Calhoun-Isles community in Minneapolis. Its boundaries are the Kenilworth Lagoon and Lake of the Isles to the north and east, West Lake Street to the south, and France Avenue South to the west. Nearby neighborhoods include Bryn Mawr and Kenwood to the north, East Isles to the east, East Calhoun to the southwest, and West Calhoun to the south. To the west is the suburb of Saint Louis Park. The neighborhood, one of the most affluent in the city, takes its name from Cedar Lake, Lake of the Isles, and Dean Parkway.