The neighborhood of Boyle Heights is situated within the city of Los Angeles, California.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Boyle Heights, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in, including Hollenbeck Park, and they are very well-spread out, making it easy to access them. Finally, noise can sometimes be an issue in this part of Los Angeles, since during busy hours, traffic can occasionally be bothersome, although that is not always the case in the neighborhood.
In Boyle Heights, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Most housing in this neighborhood was constructed pre-1960, during its biggest housing boom. This area also has a variety of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this neighborhood. Over 100 grocery stores are located close by, and the best selection can be found on streets such as Wabash Avenue. Furthermore, there are a fair number of options in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes. It is also straightforward to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot, for instance on Cesar E Chavez Avenue. With respect to education, it is a short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in this area. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This part of the city will please house buyers that value a variety of methods of transportation. The public transit network in Boyle Heights is reasonably convenient. For instance, home owners have access to approximately 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. Commuting by car is also easy in Boyle Heights. Most real estate listings are a very short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Santa Ana Freeway. Active people will welcome the very pedestrian-friendly nature of this part of the city; most daily needs are easy to carry out without the use of a vehicle, and there are also a fair number of businesses close by.