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The Laurel Park neighborhood in Pensacola, Florida is three miles west of downtown, but it is still in the middle of everything that Pensacola offers residents and visitors. This neighborhood is part of the 32505 zip code. Bordered on the east by North W Street, the Pensacola Catholic High School wraps around this small community of affordable single-family homes. The neighborhood is close to Highway 295 and has access to all the surrounding areas.
Children attend Oakcrest Elementary School, Warrington Middle School, and Pensacola High School. The elementary school is one mile away. Churches dot the area, providing several choices for places to worship.
The shoreline is a busy place and the location to find unique opportunities for shopping and dining. Downtown also boasts fine dining, specifically in the historic district. There are two shopping centers within three miles of Laurel Park, and buses take residents throughout the city.
Visitors enjoy the downtown Pensacola Historic District walking tours. Pensacola Beach is across the Bay and hugs the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The Bayou Texar is the location of the 40-acre Bayview Park. Picnics at the park are a favorite local activity, and dogs run in the fenced, off-leash area. This is a popular place to launch boats. The Bayview Community Center and the Senior Center are in constant use. Closer to this neighborhood, the Roger Scott Athletic Complex is the location of the sports fields, the swimming pool, and the tennis center. There are also dog parks here.
There is history to be found at Fort Pickens. This Civil War fort is also where Geronimo, the famous American Indian Chief, was held. Getting to the top of the Pensacola Lighthouse may be difficult for some, but the views of the bay are as spectacular now as they were in 1954 when it was constructed.