Alvemon Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Alvernon Heights is bordered by Alvernon Way on the east, 22nd Street to the south, Columbus on the west, and 29th Street to the north. It is an older neighborhood in the central part of Tucson. Many homes were built in the late 1950s and are affordably priced.
Most homes sport large yards with lush desert landscaping. These homes were built before tract housing began, so each home is unique in design and features.
Residents are close to Reid Park, where visitors can picnic, feed the ducks that reside in the small pond, or visit the Reid Park Rose Garden where there are many varieties of roses. The Rose Garden Gazebo is often the sight of weddings and other special events. The park even has a miniature train for children to ride.
Included in Reid Park is the Reid Park Zoo. Although a smaller zoo, you can see lions and giraffes, along with tortoises and polar bears. During the holiday season, the trees are decorated with colorful lights.
Alvernon Heights contains many wonderful hotels for visitors. The Lodge on the Desert was originally a Tucson residence built in 1936. The lodge offers a unique hotel experience. Visitors enjoy the lush surroundings and quiet settings.
Another favorite spot is the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Located at 2150 N. Alvernon Way, residents and visitors delight in the vast array of vegetation and the garden settings. Butterfly Magic and Luminaria Nights are a visitor favorite.
Alvernon Heights has its share of unique restaurants and eateries. The Cactus Rose Steakhouse is located in the Doubletree Hotel and is frequented by many a Tucson resident. Visitors especially enjoy the Sunday brunch menu which includes endless mimosas and an omelet station.
The Alvernon Heights community is truly a unique neighborhood that offers residents and visitors a wonderful living experience. Long-time residents enjoy this neighborhood and all it has to offer.