Poets Square Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Median home pricing is $177,000 in the Poets Square neighborhood, which features adorable bungalow-style homes. This area has views of the Catalina Mountains against a crisp blue sky, and has streets named after great American writers, such as Poe.
Columbus and Swan border the east and west while Broadway and 5th Street are the north and south borders of this area. Sidewalks and an easy biking route to local businesses facilitate commutes among the red brick mid-century ranch homes.
Within a 3-mile walk, one can take advantage of materials from the local Wilmot library. This local 15,000 square foot library received the Biennial National Architectural Award for distinguished accomplishment in library architecture.
Residents may find themselves at the popular Park Place Mall, as it is a mecca for shoppers interested in food, retail stores, and a movie complex.
This neighborhood is close to St. Joseph’s Carondelet Hospital that boasts a state-of-the-art neurological hospital, and specialized care at the Women’s and Birthing Center. The hospital was a pioneer establishment in the early 1880s. St. Joseph of Carondelet was one of the nation’s 430 nursing schools, which graduated the considerable number of 150 nurses in 1990. There is a significant two-mile medical square here.
Linden Park is Poets Square’s recreational park with picnic sites and barbeque grounds.
Schools of notable interest are University High School/Rincon High. University High (UHS) is an accelerated public high school for those who are intellectually gifted. UHS was one of 2009 US News and World Report’s America’s best high school — Gold Medal List. UHS is located within the historic Rincon High School, also an A+ performing school. The combination of these schools speaks of history and academic excellence.
Poets Square is not too far from the splendor of Ventana Canyon, Sabino Canyon, and Mt. Lemmon.
This neighborhood, originally built in the 1940s to house many World War II veterans, has seen its day and now serves a different purpose to the greater Tucson community.