Harlan Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Harlan Heights neighborhood in the city of Tucson is small and is bordered on the south by Speedway Boulevard, on the north by East Pima Street, on the west by North Craycroft Road, and on the east by Sahuara Avenue. The area is considered exceptionally walkable and is close to Sun Trans public transportation.
Residents are close to the Santa Cruz River Park situated in downtown Tucson. Paths on each side of the park run along the now dry bed of the Santa Cruz River. A variety of wildlife live in the park, including various species of birds and the lightning-quick roadrunner. Lizards dart here and there, and one can also see small prairie dogs on occasion.
Fourth Avenue is an easy drive from the community, as well. The street is lined with an offering of eclectic shops and notable restaurants, such as the Italian eatery Caruso’s, in business for almost 70 years. Residents of Harlan Heights and all parts of Tucson attend the Fourth Avenue Street Fair biannually, winter and spring, when merchants and crafters display their wares at approximately 400 booths. The Old Pueblo Trolley shuttles fair-goers to the various displays.
The neighborhood, home to around 1,400 residents, is close to the Tucson Botanical Gardens, which features a variety of desert plants as well as a one-of-a kind butterfly exhibit. Visitors can unwind at the Gardens Café on the grounds and enjoy a relaxing brunch after touring the herb, wildflower, and backyard bird gardens.
The homes in Harlan Heights range in price from $100,000 to about $200,000 and consist of small, ranch-style houses. Children in this neighborhood attend University High School.
Because it is close to many interesting places in the central part of the city, residents can always find great activities in and around Tucson’s Harlan Heights.