Ivanhoe Southwest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Kansas City, Missouri, nicknamed the “City of Fountains” is the largest city in the state with more than 400,000 residents. Located in the northwest region along the Missouri River, Kansas City has attractions like the Worlds/Oceans of Fun theme parks, professional sports teams and multiple museums like the Arabia Steamboat Museum. Throughout the city are several historical areas, landmarks and family neighborhoods.
The Ivanhoe Southwest neighborhood, conveniently located near mass transit, schools and public parks, can be found south of downtown. US Route 71 runs through its center and its borders include 31st Street to Emmanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and Prospect Avenue to The Paseo. Ivanhoe Southwest falls into the zip codes of 64110 and 64130.
Ivanhoe Southwest is a family neighborhood with residential homes. Through the Ivanhoe Southwest Neighborhood Council, various community events are organized. The non-profit group also offers kids’ programs like scouting, music and sports including baseball, football, basketball, volleyball and cheerleading.
The neighborhood is minutes from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and several local parks. Kiely, Brush Creek, Blue Hills, and Gillham Parks are easily accessible to Ivanhoe Southwest.
About 7 miles from Ivanhoe Southwest is Kansas City’s largest park, Swope Park. It is the second largest urban park in the United States with more than 1,700-acres. This historic park is home to Kansas City Zoo as well as the Southeast Community Center Starlight Theatre, the Kansas City Community Gardens plus public swimming, tennis, soccer and golf. There are also cricket and baseball fields and miles of bike trails.
It is quick and easy to use the Kansas City Transportation Authority (KCATA.) The KCATA is convenient to Ivanhoe Southwest with nearby routes traveling to downtown and local hospitals, including St. Luke’s just two miles away. The University of Missouri at Kansas City is also close, about a mile south of the Ivanhoe neighborhood down Troost Avenue.