The neighborhood of Highland Park can be found in the city of Los Angeles, California.
The character of Highland Park is exemplified by its calm ambience. Most areas in this area are reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several louder sections, especially near Pasadena Freeway. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks in the neighborhood, since most residences have one within walking distance and there are approximately 10 parks nearby for residents to relax in.
In Highland Park, about half of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This area offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 60% of the units in Highland Park whereas owners occupy the remainder. This neighborhood experienced its biggest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this era.
It is usually possible for house buyers in this area to purchase their groceries on foot. Likewise, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of choices, for example along Figueroa Street, and there are also around 10 cafes in this neighborhood. In terms of education, locals will value that wherever their property is located in this part of the city, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. In addition to public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Highland Park will attract physically active home buyers since it is reasonably conducive to walking; many daily errands can be run on foot. The best method to get around in this part of the city is very often a car. It is easy to find a parking spot, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Pasadena Freeway. On the other hand, the public transit network in Highland Park is not especially practical. Nonetheless, property owners have access to a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close.