West Markham is an eclectic residential area of Little Rock, Arkansas, just west of the heart of the city. It is situated north of Interstate 630 and east of Interstate 430 where they intersect, less than five minutes from the downtown capital complex. Single-family residential homes with average price tags of less than $200,000, and beautifully restored early 1900s homes priced from the low $300,000s to over $1,000,000 can be purchased. Multiple apartment rentals and reasonably priced condos can also be found. The Central Arkansas Transit Authority provides alternative transportation for those who work in the hospitals and various businesses. The University of Arkansas campus nearby offers degree, graduate and doctoral programs and is the only metropolitan university in the state.
Living in Little Rock, the capital city of Arkansas, offers a variety of entertainment activities. Riverfront Park stretches for 11 blocks along the Arkansas River, and it houses restaurants, shops and cultural centers. It is home to various outdoor events and activities throughout the year. The newest attraction, the William J. Clinton Presidential Library, is situated overlooking the Arkansas River and is part of Riverfront Park. The Heifer International Headquarters and Heifer Village, a humanitarian organization dedicated to ending world hunger, is also part of the park. Restaurants in Riverfront Park offer southern home-style cooking, fresh seafood including local catfish, deli sandwiches, and Mexican, Japanese, Middle Eastern and Central European cuisine. A seasonal farmers market provides local produce for downtown residents.
Outdoor enthusiasts, whether walkers, joggers or cyclists travel The Arkansas River Trail, which winds for 17 miles along the river, through Riverfront Park and over the Junction Bridge connecting Little Rock and North Little Rock.
The West Markham neighborhood offers residents the opportunity to live and work in an exciting city with a soft, southern style.