The neighborhood of South Plaza is located in the city of Kansas City, Missouri.
The character of South Plaza is exemplified by its calm ambience. Public green spaces, such as Jacob Loose Memorial Park, are especially well-located and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, making it very easy to reach them. This part of Kansas City is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
In South Plaza, the majority of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Kansas City has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 60% of the properties in the neighborhood whereas owners occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place before the 1960s.
The nearest supermarket in South Plaza is generally only a very short walk away. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner. A decent selection of clothing stores is also available within a rather short walking distance. With regards to education, in this part of the city, house owners will generally be able to reach primary as well as high schools by walking.
South Plaza will appeal to physically active people as it is reasonably suitable for traveling on foot; many daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle. The favored transportation option in this neighborhood is often a car. It is easy to park, and it is a rather short drive to the closest highway from any home in South Plaza. However, this part of Kansas City is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most properties.