The neighborhood of Downtown is situated within the city of Salt Lake City, Utah.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Downtown, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. Public green spaces, including Pioneer Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which makes them easy to get to from most locations within the neighborhood. This part of Salt Lake City can be rather noisy, since traffic during rush hour can occasionally be loud, and there can also be a good amount of noise from businesses.
The large percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown is an important part of its character. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 85% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 15% are occupied by owners. This neighborhood experienced its biggest housing boom since the year 2000, so most of the available properties are from this era.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are usually accessible within a very short walk from most properties for sale in Downtown. Moreover, there is typically a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Residents can find a fair number of nearby clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, home owners will value that wherever their house is situated in Downtown, primary as well as high schools are close by.
Downtown permits property owners to travel by a variety of modes of transportation. Downtown benefits from a reasonably good public transit infrastructure. Train stations, such as the Salt Lake Central Station with access to the Frontrunner, are generally within walking distance from most houses in the neighborhood. The neighborhood is linked by approximately 30 bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. Moving around by car is also very easy in Downtown. It is very easy to park, and it is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Dwight D Eisenhower Highway, from anywhere in Downtown. Most homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in areas that are quite suitable for walking; running daily errands is convenient on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity.