The neighborhood of Uptown is part of the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Uptown. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in, such as Jerry Cline Park, and they are especially well-distributed, which makes them easy to access. Lastly, this neighborhood remains relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of few pedestrians; however noise levels are higher closer to Coronado Freeway.
Renters occupy about two thirds of the properties in Uptown whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. In this area, the majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. This neighborhood also has a good choice of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is convenient to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any home in Uptown. Additionally, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for instance on Q Street. It is also a short distance to a very good choice of clothing stores. In terms of education, it is a rather short walk to get to primary as well as high schools from any location in this part of the city.
Walking is practical for residents in this area; many common errands can be run on foot, and many businesses are quite nearby. The public transit network in Uptown is fairly poor. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most houses. However, driving is a great transportation option in Uptown. The majority of real estate listings are a very short car ride from the closest highway, such as Coronado Freeway, and it is especially convenient to come across a parking spot.