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Situated just to the north and east of downtown Saint Paul, the Payne Phalen neighborhood is rich in history, diversity and various styles of homes.  The area has two commercial districts, Payne Avenue and Arcade Street, both experiencing a resurgence in retail and dining choices with Beacon Bluff anchoring a flourishing commercial and light industrial district.  First settled by immigrants in the mid-1850s, the area has a wide range of housing styles from stately Italianate, Victorian and Bungalows.  As the area’s population moved north toward Lake Phalen, these styles become a mix of Bungalow, Ramblers and newly built “traditional” homes.

To learn more about the history of the area read Historic Saint Paul’s “Tour Saint Paul: Payne Avenue“.

A Live Look At The Payne Phalen Neighborhood  Residential Real Estate Market

The following “live” charts will give you an overview of how the Payne Phalen neighborhood housing market has been performing over the past four years. (Simply place your cursor on the line and rollback to view activity at any time on the chart)  The first graph shows you the median sales price over the past four years.  The next graph will provide you information on the number of homes for sale in the marketplace.

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Neighborhood Facts & Data

Minnesota Compass, a project led by Wilder Research provides an “at-a-glance” look at neighborhoods regarding population, housing and employment.  They use the U. S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey data as a basis for the report, unless otherwise indicated.  For information on the Payne Phalen neighborhood follow the link below.

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(Prepared and presented by the City of Saint Paul)