Downtown Las Vegas is a neighborhood in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Downtown is a good neighborhood for those who aren't bothered by a little noise, as traffic can occasionally be loud during busy hours, although there are still several quieter sections. Parks aren't well-situated, which makes them occasionally challenging to access. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore.
The sizeable proportion of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown is an important part of its character. This neighborhood has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 90% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. About 30% of properties in this area were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while many of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 2000s.
It is very easy to access the nearest grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in Downtown. Furthermore, there is generally a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance on Charleston Boulevard. Residents benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores. When it comes to education, primary as well as high schools are easy to access on foot from anywhere in Downtown. Along with public schools, Downtown is served by private secondary schools.
Downtown enables property owners to travel by several alternative methods of transportation. Downtown is a fairly pleasant part of Las Vegas for pedestrians; meeting day-to-day needs is convenient by walking, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well. With about 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Downtown is quite practical. Downtown is also very car friendly. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of houses for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Las Vegas Freeway.