20 apartments for rent in Manheim Park, Kansas City, MO
Kansas City, Missouri was founded as a trading post in the 1820s. Named after the Kansa Indians, the metropolis is situated along the Missouri River in the northwest. As the largest city in Missouri with 400,000+ residents, Kansas City has several diverse neighborhoods nestled among its historic sites, tourist attractions and thriving businesses.
In the southeast section of Kansas City is the neighborhood of Manheim Park. Its borders include East 39th Street to the north, Emmanuel Cleaver II Boulevard to the south, Troost Avenue to the west and The Paseo to the east. US Route 71 is just blocks to the east of the neighborhood. Manheim Park is in the 64110 zip code of Jackson County.
The Historic Manheim Park Association is active in this community, working to create a safe, thriving neighborhood for all residents while maintaining the area’s historical aspects. It is a mixture of residential homes, businesses and locally owned shops. Manheim Park is also in the Green Impact Zone, a 150-block area dedicated to becoming “the greenest neighborhood in the world” by 2015.
Manheim Park has easy access to the Kansas City Transportation Authority (KCATA.) The #39 bus runs along 39th Street with connections to the Blue Ridge Express and other area lines that travel into downtown and the surrounding area.
Residents of Manheim Park are blocks from The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the University of Missouri at Kansas City. The public university serves about 14,000 students.
Local parks near the Manheim Park neighborhood include Gillham, Kiely, Brush Creek and the Frank A. Theis Park. To the north of the neighborhood is Penn Valley Jr. College and Penn Valley Park with a convenient off-leash dog park.
The Kansas City Zoo inside Swope Park is south of Manheim Park about six miles. Swope Park is the largest urban park in Kansas City.