St. Louis Park MN Historic Real Estate & Homes

Three things brought about the birth of the City of St. Louis Park: the lumber industry, (specifically lumber barons) its proximity to Minneapolis, and the manufacturing plants located in the area.

To avoid being engulfed by Minneapolis, St. Louis Park residents petitioned for and were granted incorporation and the Village of St. Louis Park was born in 1886. Four years later, the village was home to more than 600 manufacturing jobs, brought about by a group of wealthy industrialists, including a lumber baron.

Just three years after that, the village had grown enough to accommodate three hotels and additional businesses. Fast forward to 1954 and St. Louis Park becomes a city.

While St. Louis Park isn’t quite as old as St. Paul and Minneapolis, the city does have its share of vintage homes.

Purchasing a Historic Home

If this will be your first historic home purchase, you should know that the process is different from that of a more modern home purchase.

A vintage home may contain dated components, although many of the early 20th century homes in St. Louis Park have been updated. You will want to have the plumbing and electric systems inspected but other inspections may be needed as well, such as structural to ensure the foundation is sound.

If all of this doesn’t dampen your enthusiasm for a St. Louis Park historic home, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you long for a circa 1920 classic in the Brookside neighborhood or your thoughts turn to a 1912 Craftsman, if it’s listed for sale, you’ll find it here on

Feel free to search for vintage homes in St. Louis Park right here and let us know if something grabs your interest. Listings update in real time, all day, every day, so check back frequently for new historic home listings in St. Louis Park.

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Photo of Listing #4984139

4118 Cedar Lake Rd S


Updated 4BR/4Bath/2-story beautifully set on an oversized lot in the sought-after Lake Forest neighborhood of St. Louis Park. Sizable rooms and a flowing floor plan pair pe...

St. Louis Park, MN
4 Bed, 4 Bath, 3362 Sqft, 0.25 Acres
Coldwell Banker Burnet

MLS® #4984139

3049 Decatur Ave S


Nice location! nice home! GREAT neighborhood near the Minnehaha creek. has a breezeway and an ample garage. Loads of charm and a nice backyard. Home needs tlc and some r...

St. Louis Park, MN
2 Bed, 1 Bath, 1174 Sqft, 0.28 Acres
Re/max Results

MLS® #4943585

Photo of Listing #4976361

2906 Colorado Ave S


Enjoy this beautiful home, located on a scenic and quiet block, with quick freeway access. Take advantage of the attached garage, enormous, private back yard, and fully ren...

St. Louis Park, MN
4 Bed, 3 Bath, 1979 Sqft, 0.17 Acres
Lakes Area Realty

MLS® #4976361

Photo of Listing #4959455

4106 Cedar Lake Rd S



St. Louis Park, MN
4 Bed, 3 Bath, 2386 Sqft, 0.26 Acres
Coldwell Banker Burnet

MLS® #4959455

Photo of Listing #4963495

2713 Kipling Ave


Cape Cod style house located in a great well maintained neighborhood with mature trees. Enjoy walking to Cedar Lake and 10 mins drive to downtown/uptown. Enjoy a 1940s ch...

St. Louis Park, MN
4 Bed, 2 Bath, 2073 Sqft, 0.17 Acres
Re/max Results

MLS® #4963495

Photo of Listing #4893535

2717 Huntington Ave


Wonderful Tudor available for the 1st time in 45 yrs. Meticulously updated kitchen, baths, master bedroom and family room. This exceptional home exudes warmth and character...

St. Louis Park, MN
5 Bed, 4 Bath, 2766 Sqft, 0.17 Acres
Edina Realty, Inc.

MLS® #4893535

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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 8:20pm CST.