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Near the convergence of Interstate 435 and Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Missouri is the primarily residential community of South Blue Valley. Other significant roadways in the area include East 23rd Street, Van Brunt Boulevard, Hardesty Avenue, and East 31st Street. The river meanders past the South Blue Valley neighborhood on the east. Part of Jackson County, this neighborhood is in the 64129 ZIP code area.
Probably the most significant feature of the South Blue Valley area is the community park and neighborhood namesake, Blue Valley Park. In addition to lots of open space and all the amenities one would expect from a mid-sized park, Blue Valley Park has one of the better 18-hole disc golf courses in the entire city. Scenic, rolling hills and a well-stocked fishing pond are other park perks.
Sports fans living in South Blue Valley enjoy proximity to Arrowhead Stadium, located within five miles to the southeast, on the other side of the interstate convergence. Home of the Kansas City Chiefs NFL team, this stadium also showcases big names in the country music scene like Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney.
Within five miles to the southwest of South Blue Valley are the University of Missouri at Kansas City, the Rockhurst University, and St. Teresa’s Academy, making this a convenient neighborhood for college students. Near these institutions of higher learning is the Toy and Miniature Museum, a great place to take the family for a day of entertainment and a great way for kids to learn about what childhood was like before video games.
The only school in the South Blue Valley neighborhood is Askew Elementary School, situated at 2630 Topping Avenue.