Location and General Characteristics
Diamond Lake neighborhood is located on the south side of Minneapolis and is bound by Interstate 35W and Second Avenue South on the west, by Highway 77 and Cedar Avenue on the east, by Highway 62 (which runs along the city limits) on the south, and by 55 th Street East and Diamond Lake Road on the north. The Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport is located directly to the southwest, and the City of Richfield is directly south. The neighborhood takes its name from the lake found in its western end. The neighborhood's northeastern tip connects to Lake Nokomis recreation areas and parks.
Diamond Lake in south Minneapolis is surrounded by 40 acres of parkland. The park was created in 1926.
Last updated Sep. 27, 2011