The neighborhood of West Riverside is part of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
West Riverside is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This part of New Orleans is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to the railway line. Finally, accessing green spaces in the neighborhood, such as Audubon Park, is easy since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out.
In West Riverside, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of New Orleans experienced its biggest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. This part of the city has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even.
Locals will appreciate that wherever their house is situated in West Riverside, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Regarding food, it is straightforward to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in West Riverside. Furthermore, there is often a restaurant or cafe in close proximity, for example on Magazine Street. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores.
Walking is reasonably convenient for property owners in this part of New Orleans; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. West Riverside is quite car friendly. Parking is easy. On the other hand, the public transit network in this area is not very convenient. Thankfully, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop.