Plaza Vieja is a neighborhood within Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The character of Plaza Vieja is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. This part of Albuquerque is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, it is easy to access parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to enjoy.
In Plaza Vieja, roughly two thirds of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. This neighborhood experienced its latest housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This part of Albuquerque also has quite a good choice of unit sizes - houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even.
House buyers in this neighborhood usually have to turn to a car to buy their groceries. Nevertheless, reaching the nearest pharmacy and accordingly some basic food items is typically straightforward. Conversely, Plaza Vieja is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also a rather short distance to a decent selection of clothing stores. Concerning education, residents will appreciate that no matter where their property is situated in Plaza Vieja, both primary and secondary schools are close by.
Physically active people will enjoy the reasonably pedestrian-friendly nature of this area; carrying out daily needs is easy by walking. Plaza Vieja is very car friendly. The majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, this part of the city is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most properties are very close to a bus stop.