Historic Holiday Park North Neighborhood in Topeka, KS
Historic Holiday Park North Neighborhood
South of downtown Topeka, Kansas, is the Historic Holiday Park North neighborhood. It is a mixed residential and commercial area featuring older homes in the relatively small residential section of the neighborhood. Holiday Park, which is a small triangular-shaped park, borders Historic Holiday Park North to the south. Interstate 70 is conveniently located not far to the east.
Public schools serving this area include Lowman Hill Elementary School, Topeka High School, and Topeka West High School. Also, the popular Williams Science and Fine Arts Magnet School has received high marks from parents of children attending this school.
One of the fine restaurants in the Historic Holiday Park North area is the chic, 5-star New City Café. New City offers an eclectic menu of authentic Caribbean and Latin cuisine. Catering services are available.
Topeka has several attractions that cater to the whole family. The 160-acre Gage Park has been around since 1899 and is one the premier attractions in Topeka. Visitors here can take a guided tour through the park on their “mini-train,” smell the roses (400 varieties of them) at the Reinisch Rose Garden, take a dip in the Blaisdell Pool, ride a 100-plus-year-old carousel, take their dogs to the “Bark Park,” or visit the Topeka Zoo.
The Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts is a popular, family-oriented theater in the Gage Park complex. Here, guests can attend family and youth musicals, dramas, comedies, and dance events. They also hold performing arts classes and workshops throughout the year.