Today Edina is a rectangle-shaped city bordering the southwest corner of Minneapolis.
House prices in Edina are significantly higher than the average for the Twin Cities metro area.
Edina Aquatic Center has slides, water playground and an Olympic-sized swimming pool with diving boards.
Edinborough Park has an indoor swimming pool and playground.
Centennial Lakes Park has music concerts in the summer and ice skating in the winter.
The city of Edina maintains 13 outdoor ice skating rinks at parks across the city.
Edina has a science and technology museum, The Works, housed in the Edina Community Center.
Shopping in Edina:
The Southdale Center, opened in 1965, was the first climate-controlled, fully enclosed mall in the United States.
Edina's Galleria contains upscale and designer retailers.
On the border with Minneapolis, surrounding the intersection of 50th Street and France Avenue, is a downtown area with many restaurants and specialty stores, known as "50th & France".
Edina High School is very highly regarded: the school was ranked 93rd in Newsweeks' 2007 list of America's top public high schools.
As Edina is an older neighborhood, local businesses, parks and amenities are within walking distance of many homes.
Metro Transit buses serve some areas of Edina, but most residents depend on their cars to get to work or travel outside the city.