Historic Midtown is a neighborhood in Wichita, Kansas.
Historic Midtown is reasonably good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially close to one of the railway lines.
In Historic Midtown, roughly 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This neighborhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the rest are occupied by owners. This neighborhood experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available homes are from this time period.
It is usually possible for property owners in Historic Midtown to do groceries on foot. Additionally, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and a limited selection of cafes is available as well. As far as education is concerned, locals will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most, if not all, houses for sale in Historic Midtown. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This part of Wichita is quite well-suited for traveling on foot; many daily needs are convenient to meet by walking. The favored way to navigate Historic Midtown is very often a car. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, and it is very easy to find a place to park. However, the public transit network in Historic Midtown is not very accessible. Thankfully, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is generally just around the corner.