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Surrounded by history, residents who choose to live in the Norwood Park neighborhood of Asheville have easy access to the downtown section of the city. Merrimon Avenue is just east of this North Carolina community and is one of the main streets in Asheville.
The Norwood Park neighborhood is a planned residential area, with Murdock Street forming the western and southern boundaries, Woodward Avenue as the northern boundary, and Norwood Avenue as the eastern border. The neighborhood consists of 26 acres of land and with homes in various architectural styles that were popular in the first half of the 20th century.
In addition to being able to see and experience historic buildings at every turn, residents of Norwood Park are in a prime location to enjoy the beauty of nature at nearby parks. Weaver Park, which is just south of the neighborhood, off Merrimon Avenue, is a paradise for sports enthusiasts. It has a playground for the children, tennis and volleyball courts, and a lighted baseball diamond. There are also concession stands where visitors can purchase snacks and drinks, as well as a picnic area for anyone who wishes to bring along a packed lunch.
Shopping is just a short drive away at the Northland Shopping Center, which is also located on Merrimon Avenue. The University of North Carolina at Asheville is close by and offers a wide variety of educational and recreational opportunities for Norwood Park residents. Mullen Park is located in the university area and is a quiet place to relax and take in the scenic vistas.
Tree-lined streets, open spaces and wooded lots create a peaceful ambiance in Norwood Park, where residents enjoy an atmosphere of community and belonging.