Location and General Characteristics

Kenny neighborhood is located in southwest Minneapolis. It is bordered by Highway 62, 54th Street, Lyndale Avenue on the east, and Logan Avenue South on the west. The neighborhood, its park and its elementary school were named for Sister Elizabeth Kenny, an Australian nurse who developed the Kenny method of treating polio. The neighborhood has a lake on its south end called Grass Lake. Houses in the neighborhood tend to have been built in the 1940s or later and are generally larger than the houses in adjacent neighborhoods such as Armatage and Windom. The neighborhood has a balanced mix of longtime and new residents.

Overlooking the neighborhood from Kenny Park in winter

Last updated Sep 27, 2011