Likins Foster Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Linkins Foster neighborhood hugs the southeastern part of Topeka, Kansas. Homes in the neighborhood are small with shady, well-kept yards. Sidewalks make the neighborhood a pedestrian-friendly area. The community is bound by Southwest Caledon Street, Southwest Topeka Boulevard, Southwest 37th Street, and Southwest Westview Avenue.
The residents of Linkins Foster enjoy convenient neighborhood retail and entertainment sites plus easy access to some of the most popular recreational facilities in Topeka.
Many fast-food and casual dining restaurants are located along the boundary roads. Linkins Foster is within walking distance of a local brewery and restaurant, a frequent gathering spot for hundreds, especially when the state’s rival universities face off.
A short drive south leads to the Combat Air Museum, an attraction for anyone interested in aviation history. The museum features exhibits related to military aviation from World War I to the present times.
Race fans may enjoy the neighborhood’s proximity to Heartland Park. It is the scene of the NHRA Drag Racing Nationals and is a busy place during race season. Heartland Park also hosts monster truck shows and Funny Cars and Midgets events.
Lake Shawnee, a year-round recreational site, is just a few miles away. Golfers may enjoy the 18-hole public course. The 410-acre lake is a favorite for sailing and fishing. There are miles of trails here as well as campgrounds and playgrounds. Many city events and festivals are held here, including the annual Huff and Puff Hot Air Balloon Race.
Only a few blocks north is the Expocenter. The RoadRunners, Topeka’s ice hockey team, plays here. It’s also the venue for many concerts and events. Near the Expocenter is a National Historic Site recognizing Monroe Elementary School, one of the schools involved in the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended school segregation.