The neighborhood of University Park is part of the city of Los Angeles, California.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in University Park. Finding things to do is easy in this part of the city. Even though this area is not known for its nightlife, there are a large number of people around most of the time. Vermont Avenue is among the most lively streets in this neighborhood. Parks are easy to access since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing many of the dwellings in University Park, while small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 90% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. The properties in this part of Los Angeles are quite old, since about 45% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in University Park. Additionally, those who enjoy eating out won't have to go far in this part of the city, where over 50 restaurants and around 10 coffee shops are available. It is also a very short distance to an excellent variety of clothing stores, for instance on Figueroa Street. Concerning education, locals will appreciate the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from all houses for sale in University Park. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
University Park will please property owners that use a diversity of means of transportation. The excellent public transit access allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle. More specifically, house owners are served by about 20 bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. Getting around by car is also easy in this area. It is a very short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Harbor Freeway, from any location in University Park. This neighborhood is very convenient for walking; most daily errands can be run on foot, and there are also innumerable businesses close by.