Neighborhood United For Action Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Neighborhood United for Action is bounded by Troost Avenue to the west, East 63rd Street to the north, The Passeo to the east, and East Gregory Boulevard to the south. The Rose Hill, Calvary, and Forrest Hill Cemeteries are all inside the neighborhood boundaries.
The homes in The Neighborhood United for Action are more affordable and built in the late 1950s and 1960s. Clean streets with older trees and a lot of green space dominate this neighborhood, and it is quiet and a little less traveled than most.
Several universities are near The Neighborhood United for Action. Just north, at 5100 Rockhill Road, is the University of Missouri at Kansas City, which offers many four-year degrees at this satellite campus. The University of Kansas Hospital, a major teaching hospital, is at 3901 Rainbow Boulevard. The Kansas City Art Institute has classes and student galleries at 4415 Warwick Ave.
It isn’t far to a park from anywhere in The Neighborhood United for Action. Blenheim Park is a short walk from anywhere in The Neighborhood United for Action and offers residents sports fields, picnics, green spaces and a place to walk the dog. Swope Park, at Swope Parkway, is almost 1800 acres, much of it undeveloped, with just about everything you could imagine. The Kansas City Zoo, Lakeside Nature Center, Starlight Outdoor Theatre, Kansas City Wizards training facility, a camp, community gardens, the Swope Pool, many soccer, baseball, and multipurpose sports fields, and that isn’t even the whole list.
Sports fans in The Neighborhood United for Action can be sport fans anytime of the year. The Kansas City Chiefs play at Arrowhead Stadium at One Arrowhead Way, and across the parking lot from there is Kauffman Stadium at One Royal Way, where the Kansas City Royals play their home games. A new stadium will house the Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer as they start their campaign for the 2011 cup.