Nature. Culture. Community. Home.


Enjoy amenity-rich living that’s fully engaged with the neighborhood, nature and history all around you. With its public art plaza, on-site gallery, collaborative workspace and coffee shop, Wakpada is a place to learn about Dakota culture and connect with the Hiawatha community. From native landscaping to sustainable design, everything at Wakpada has been carefully created to respect and preserve the natural beauty that makes life in Longfellow so special. 


Apartment Features

  • Stylish studio, 1- & 2-bedroom floor plans 
  • Wood-style flooring throughout 
  • Modern kitchens & baths 
  • Custom-installed backsplashes 
  • Roller blackout shades 
  • Built-in benches, coat hooks & shelving 
  • Private outdoor space* 
  • In-unit laundry 
  • Wi-Fi ready 
  • Air Conditioning
  • *In select units
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Community Amenities

  • Rooftop deck with downtown views 
  • Skyline grilling, gaming & lounging spaces 
  • On-site gallery & public art plaza featuring sidewalk stamp art & a public sculpture by a well-known Dakota artist 
  • 24/7 fitness center & yoga studio 
  • Co-working space & rooms for remote work 
  • 6th floor community room 
  • On-site pet wash 
  • Covered parking 
  • Indoor bike storage 
  • Near light rail & metro transit to downtown, Mall of America and MSP Airport 
  • Bike trails to Longfellow Gardens, Minnehaha Falls, the Mississippi River & more 
  • Key Fob Entry
  • On-site maintenance
  • Recycling
  • Elevator
  • Storage units
  • Free daily coffee bar
  • Planned social activities
  • Study lounge
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Pet Friendly

Wakpada is proud to welcome your pet! Here, you'll enjoy convenient, pet-friendly amenities and access to plenty of outdoor space for walks, playtime and more.

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On Site Pet Wash

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Nearby Parks & Trails

Policy & Fees

Dogs - no weight restrictions!
Cats - no declawing necessary
Two pets allowed per apartment

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Coming Soon

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Experience Chef Shawn McKenzie’s specialty pastries and Turkish coffee right at your fingertips. Opening early 2024 on Wakpada’s ground floor!

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Creating a Community

Discover the story behind Wakpada—and our ongoing commitment to honor the heritage of the Dakota people. We consulted with community leaders throughout the design and development processes to better connect our residents with the history of the land we’re on, the sacred sites nearby, and the enriching Dakota culture that flows through everything.

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Commitment to Sustainability

Native landscaping. Green roof technology. Proximity to light rail, bike trails and more. At Wakpada, we’ve taken big steps to leave a smaller footprint. See the many sustainable design choices we’ve made to create a vibrant lifestyle that’s socially responsible, culturally respectful and environmentally friendly.