Ingersoll Park Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Ingersoll Park is a family-friendly and inviting neighborhood located just west of downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Many residents are attracted to the Ingersoll neighborhood due to the convenient access to downtown, I-235 and area attractions.
Homes in the Ingersoll Park neighborhood boast turn-of-the-century charm with a range of architectural styles, including folk Victorians, Cape Cod cottages, quaint bungalows, cozy craftsman styles, and spacious colonial homes. Ingersoll Park sits within the 50312 zip code and is bordered by I-235 to the north, 42nd Street on the east, Polk Boulevard on the west, and Grand Avenue on the south. Tree-lined streets add to the appeal of the Ingersoll Park neighborhood.
The majority of the Ingersoll Park neighborhood is residential with a few businesses, parks, and churches surrounding the area. Within walking distance from the Ingersoll Park neighborhood is the Des Moines Art Center, which houses a museum, restaurant, and school. Neighboring parks include Ashworth and Greenwood Parks where residents can enjoy trails, rose gardens, a swimming pool, and playgrounds. Nearby bike trails include the Bill Riley Recreation Trail, which begins in Ashworth Park and connects to Water Works Park. Golfers can enjoy a round of golf at Waveland Golf Course, which is one of the oldest municipal golf courses in the nation. The golf course first opened to golfers in 1901.
In October, runners participate in the IMT Des Moines Marathon running through portions of the Ingersoll Park neighborhood. The colorful fall foliage, interesting architecture, relatively flat terrain, and friendly residents make this a favorite part of the race route for many of the marathon runners.