The community is named after Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles, both contained within it’s borders. Calhoun-Isles is an upscale area of Minneapolis just southwest of Downtown. This is a much sought after neighborhood for young families because of the ideal mix of convenience, amenities, and plenty of the classic Minneapolis homes with built-in buffets, large wood trim, and fireplaces to stay cozy and read a great novel (or play angry birds) in front of on those few chilly nights Minnesotans love so much. Calhoun-Isles contains the neighborhood known as “Uptown” where you can find Minneapolis’s nightlife, movie theaters, shops, and the restaurants thriving at all hours of the day and night.
Bryn-Mawr, Kenwood, Lowry Hill, Cedar-Isles-Dean, Deast Isles, West Calhoun, ECCO, CARAG are all neighborhoods within the Calhoun-Isles border.