Oak Park Southeast Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Kansas City, Missouri is a mix of history, culture and modern amenities as well as thriving neighborhood communities like Oak Park Southeast. The Oak Park community is divided into three parts but Oak Park Southeast is primarily the area between Benton Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue. It is in the 61430 zip code of Jackson County.
The community of Oak Park Southeast is part of the Oak Park Neighborhood Association. Through the OPNA, residents can participate in programs like Neighborhood Watch, the Home Weatherization Program and the Emergency Repair Program.
It is a family community with residential homes and easy access to public transportation via the Kansas City Transportation Authority (KCATA.) Oak Park Southeast is within walking distance of Oak Park, Brush Creek Park and Seven Oaks Park.
The popular City Market found at Main Street and 47th Street is about six miles from Oak Park Southeast. It has one of the biggest farmers’ markets in the area and is the site for the Arabia Steamboat Museum. Other area museums include the Airline History Museum, the American Royal Museum and the National World War I Museum located at Liberty Memorial on 26th Street.
The public University of Missouri at Kansas City is less than five miles from Oak Park Southeast. It offers more than 50 majors/programs and serves about 14,000 students. Just north of the University is the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy walks along the nature trails plus tours about urban conservation. The Discovery Center also offers programs for kids.
Just northwest of the Oak Park neighborhood, about six miles, is the University of Kansas Hospital. The hospital offers nationally recognized treatment centers for cardiology, cancer, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.