Top Five Most Popular Omaha Neighborhoods

Posted by Steve Minino on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 at 2:32pm.

downtown_omaha_380Both the public and the private schools in Omaha's most popular neighborhoods receive excellent ratings from parents.

Benson

Benson is a historic neighborhood in North Omaha. Students attend Benson West Elementary School, Monroe Middle School, and Benson High School.

Throughout Benson, there are numerous live music venues and a main street with businesses, a post office, and a library. Gallagher Park is located within Benson at 2936n North 52nd Street.

Additional popular attractions include eclectic stores, excellent restaurants and cafes, a Farmers Market on Saturdays, and a Community Center that is used for events, activities, and classes. These attractions are all within walking distance of available parking. View Benson homes for sale.

Between April 12 to June 12, 2012 the average listing price of Benson homes was $95,049 and the median sales price was $68,000 a decrease of over 40% from the same time last year.

Armbrust Acres

A lake front community, Armbrust Acres is situated on the north shore of Lake Zorinsky. Dozens of cul-de-sacs throughout the neighborhood ensure the streets are safe and peaceful for residents. Mature trees and landscaping provide shade and beauty along the neighborhood streets and trails lead from the neighborhood to viewing areas, the lake, and a park.

Within Armbrust Acres, seven public schools and seven private schools offer many schooling options for students. Businesses to the west of Armbrust Acres provide residents with countless nearby shopping and dining options. View Armbrust Acres homes for sale.

Between April 12 to June 12, 2012, the average listing price of Armbrust Acres homes was $259,225 and the median sales price was $149,000 a decrease of over 57% from the same time last year.

Morton Meadows

A historic neighborhood located in Downtown Omaha between Center and Leavenworth Streets, Morton Meadows is currently in the application process of being listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an example of early twentieth-century residential architecture. Tudor Revival, Bungalow, and Colonial are common historic home styles in Morton Meadows.

Morton Meadows also qualifies as an example of garden city planning with the park-like Twin Ridge Boulevard and the curvilinear Morton Avenue. Its central boulevard is so well known, Morton Meadows is sometimes referred to as Twin Ridge.

Noteworthy areas in Morton Meadows include several magnificent churches, the Mercy High School, Beals Elementary School, and the Omaha Fire Department. The University of Nebraska Medical Center is within a mile of Morton Meadows. View Morton Meadows homes for sale.

Between April 12 to June 12, 2012 the average listing price of Morton Meadows homes was $112,423. Home prices in Morton Meadows are increasing due to revitalization efforts in the Midtown Omaha area and close proximity to large employers.

Downtown Omaha

Located on the west side of the Missouri River, between Chicago Street and Leavenworth Street, Downtown Omaha is the most popular location for companies. More than 30 buildings in the area are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Within Downtown Omaha are several distinct areas including the Old Market Historic District where you can find boutique shops, offices and loft residential units and the Burlington Station which consists of residential apartments. Many of the skyscrapers in Downtown Omaha offer fabulous river views.

Between April 12 to June 12, 2012 the average listing price of homes in Downtown Omaha was $445,223.

Northwest Omaha

Northwest Omaha consists of several neighborhoods including Bennington, Irvington, Briggs, and subdivisions along Blair High Road and around Standing Bear Lake. Some of the attractions in Northwest Omaha include Tranquility Park, 20 Grand Movie Theatre, and the new Bennington High School.

Between April 12 to June 12, 2012 the average listing price of homes in Northwest Omaha was $129,172 and the median sales price was $80,000, a decrease of over 30% from the same time last year.

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