Wendell Phillips Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The homes of the Wendell Phillips neighborhood are quite varied in size, style and age. From tiny cottages to grand estates to large, new contemporaries, it is a vibrant area. There are a number of new duplexes here, too. Sidewalks knit this large neighborhood together, and make walking to nearby attractions quite pleasant. There are plenty of attractions and transit stops are on almost every corner. Wendell Phillips is bound by East 18th Street, Prospect Avenue, East 27th Street and The Paseo in zip code 64127.
Across East 18th Street, the north boundary, are several Kansas City gems. One is The 18th and Vine Historic District with the American Jazz Museum and Charlie Parker Memorial. In the same block is the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Just east along East 18th Street is another Kansas City gem – Arthur Bryant’s Barbeque.
Within a mile of Wendell Phillips are other top KC attractions. The National World War I Museum is at the north end of Penn Valley Park. From Penn Park, it’s a short walk to Union Station and Crown Center.
Union Station is much more than a train station. The impressive building has been restored to its original glory and contains numerous shops, restaurants, and displays. Science City, a popular family attraction, offers entertainment and education through the interactive displays.
Surrounding the world headquarters of Hallmark Cards, Crown Center contains shops, restaurants, theaters, movie complexes and hosts year-round events. The fountains, some of the largest in this City of Fountains, are a great place to cool off on a summer’s day. The ice rink is busy from November to March and is a family favorite.
With so many historic, recreational, and entertainment sites all around, residents of Wendell Phillips will find themselves happily in the middle of everything.