Center City Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Center City is a child-friendly Missouri neighborhood with two elementary schools, the historic Troost park, and several local restaurants near downtown Kansas City. Troost Avenue marks the western border of Center City, which stretches east to The Paseo spanning East Armour Boulevard to East 31st Street.
Faxon Montessori School and Lee A. Tolbert Community Academy are located in the Center City’s 16-square-block community. Faxon Montessori School enrolls approximately 200 kindergarten through sixth grade students each year. Lee A Tolbert Community Academy is a charter school that was built in 1999 and enrolls approximately 500 kindergarten through eighth grade students annually.
Kansas City’s historic 8-acre Troost Park’s green spaces provide scenic relief from Kansas City and are located on the northeast corner of Center City. The first log schoolhouse in the county was built in the park in 1831. A marker commemorating the school was restored and rededicated in 2000.
Diners will enjoy Center City’s two restaurants in the neighborhood and many more in the surrounding area. For the shortest drive pick up a meal at Aysha’s Kitchen or Exquisite Cuisine. Residents can enjoy Louisiana Fish, Mexican, and Chinese at some of the more than 20 restaurants near Center City.
Families will love the convenience of two elementary schools in the child friendly Center City neighborhood, which boasts a long history of education. The county’s first log schoolhouse was built in 1831 in the nearby Troost Park. When the dinner bell rings, neighborhood residents can sample the diverse menus of more than 20 local restaurants in the Center City area.