South Town Fork Creek Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Situated on the south side of Kansas City, the South Town Fork Creek neighborhood is located off Route 71 and is bounded by East Fifty-Seventh Street to the north, East Sixty-Third Street to the south, Route 71 to the east, and Swope Parkway to the south. This largely residential neighborhood is characterized by residents as comfortable and friendly with a wide range of housing choices.
Two HCA Midwest Health Care System medical facilities dominate the South Town Fork Creek community: the Research Medical Hospital at Blenheim Square and the Research Psychiatric Center. With more than 25 specializations, the Research Medical Hospital is a comprehensive center focused on preventive care. They handle urgent and critical needs patients as well.
The Research Psychiatric Center addresses the needs of adolescents and adult patients and provides outpatient and day treatment services. Known for its treatment of eating disorders and its senior programs, the Research Psychiatric Center offers a valuable community health treatment facility.
South Town Fork Creek residents have access to many local retail and restaurant offerings as well as clubs offering live music. One of the more popular neighborhood shopping destinations is Landing Shopping Center at Sixty-Third Street, which has introduced a number of new eateries and retail spaces in recent years.
Neighborhood green spaces include the following local parks: Blenheim, Dunn, Swope, and Hubbs. One of the largest in the nation and by far the largest park in Kansas City, Swope Park offers residents 1,800 acres of wooded parkland with amenities like soccer fields, baseball diamonds, a swimming pool, and a Frisbee golf course as well as two regular golf courses. There is also an 8,000-seat outdoor Starlight Theater within Swope Park as well as a Lakeside Nature Center with many animals native to the area.