Urban, Local, Historic
Welcome to Little Bohemia, an eclectic, historic, urban neighborhood in Saint Paul. We are located in the bustling West 7th Street area, a stone's throw from the Mississippi River, near Downtown. Little Bohemia is an amazing place to live, work and play, where neighbors share a common interest in a sustainable quality of life and support our neighborhood schools, parks, businesses and cultural institutions. This site is hosted by the Little Bohemia Neighborhood Association (LBNA). Go to the About section to find out more about us and to join us in our efforts.
News and Events
New Little Bohemia Apparel Available
Pick up a LBNA T-shirt, hoodie, tank tops and other cool merchandise from our new online apparel provider. All featuring the Little Bohemia Neighborhood Association logo! Proceeds from the sale of our LBNA merchandise help support LBNA activities, such as the neighborhood garage sale. Click here to check out the full range of apparel and to place your order.
Historic St. Paul house on verge of restoration
The house on Goodrich Avenue was built before Minnesota became a state.
Posted April 23, 2019 by the Star Tribune
It was a tiny house before the tiny house movement.
The house at 412 Goodrich Av. in St. Paul was built by carpenter John Lewis in 1856, two years before Minnesota became a state and five years before Minnesota troops marched off to Civil War. Yet the 800-square-foot, single-story house, one of the city’s oldest, was days from demolition two years ago when neighbors learned of its imminent demise and took action. More...
Raise a glass to tiny but historic St. Paul home
— and help save it
Posted June 18, 2018 by the Pioneer Press
A preservation organization will host a toast to a 162-year-old pioneer house in the West Seventh neighborhood that many residents fear soon could be torn down.
Historic Saint Paul hopes to save the small, vinyl-sided house at 412 Goodrich Ave., a one-story, wood-frame, Greek Revival-style structure that pre-dates both statehood and the Civil War. The structure, built by carpenter John Lewis in 1856, is one of the oldest homes remaining in the city. More...
Believe it or not, this little vinyl-sided St. Paul house was built before Minnesota was a state
Posted October 29, 2017 by the Pioneer Press
When residents of St. Paul’s West Seventh neighborhood found out about the impending demolition of a neglected, one-story, less-than-800-square-foot house, they rushed to save it. Why? The house at 412 Goodrich Avenue was built in 1856 and is one of the oldest standing structures in the area. More...
Former St. Paul Firehouse to Find New Life as Wine Bar
Posted June 22, 2017 by KSTP News
A former Saint Paul firehouse built in 1872 is getting new life: The building near Grand Avenue and West 7th Street will become a wine bar. Last year, neighborhood groups filed a lawsuit against the developer to stop him from demolishing the building. Now, the developer plans to turn it into a wine bar as he builds a new Marriott hotel next door. More...
LBNA Monthly Meeting
When: Tuesday July 9, 2019
Where: hosted by Nate and Carrie at Waldmann, 445 Smith Avenue N
Time: 7 to 8 p.m.
Monthly meeting of the Little Bohemia Neighborhood Association.
We discuss issues and events that impact our neighborhood. Meetings are held at neighbors' homes. Click here to view minutes from past meetings.
Rehab and Homeowner Classes
Preservation Alliance of Minnesota offers classes and workshops that help you better understand and maintain your home, such as Handyman Special, Plaster Repair, or Winterizing Wooden Windows. Click here for schedules and more information.
Join Our Garden Committee
The LBNA is working on gardening projects throughout the neighborhood, centering around Pleasant Place and the 35E bike path. If you would like to volunteer your time and talents toward the beautification of Little Bohemia, email us at email@example.com.
Pleasant Park Adopt A Container Calendar
Click here to view the weekly calendar for trash collection at Pleasant Place or sign up to become a volunteer! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.