Downtown Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Downtown New Haven, Connecticut is bordered by South Frontage Road on the south, Olive Street on the east, Dwight Street on the west, and Lake Place on the north. This community is very livable and is one of the highest populated downtown areas around. Real efforts have been made to provide a variety of housing options. Condos/townhouses and apartments are abundant, along with single-family homes. There are some green spaces and there are sidewalks. Restaurants are abundant.
The Knights of Columbus Museum has been a great addition to this neighborhood since 1982. The Knights of Columbus are a Roman Catholic men’s fraternal organization that is involved in abundant charitable works. The museum offers changing exhibits that reflect the Catholic tradition in the arts and artifacts. Entrance is always free, as is parking.
Yale Repertory Theatre is a professional theater that specializes in the production of new plays as well as the interpretation of older works. Located in the former Calvary Baptist Church, this is an intimate theater with less than 500 seats. When the need arises, they have the option of producing their shows in larger venues.
The Yale Center for British Art was a gift from philanthropist Paul Mellon, and there is no where in the world other than Great Britain with a more comprehensive collection of British art. It is free to the public.
The New Haven Free Public Library is located right on New Haven Green. There are public access computers and a local history collection. They also offer services for young adults and children.
The Connecticut Children’s Museum is designed from children ages 3-9. It has eight themed rooms where children can express their creativity.