East Market Street B Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The East Market Street B neighborhood of Greensboro, North Carolina, sits between North Ohenry Boulevard, also called Highway 70/220, East Market Street, North English Street and East Bessemer Avenue. It is in the 27401 zip code area. The neighborhood is a mixed-use area with small, older frame cottages, empty lots, apartment buildings and commercial properties. Many of the homes off East Market Street date from the 1930s and 1950s. They are characteristically only 1,000 to 1,200 square foot structures with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Home prices run from $40,000 to $60,000.
The East Market Street B neighborhood is within walking distance to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University and often serves as off-campus housing. Public bus transportation is available on East Market Street. Another area landmark is Summit Shopping Center, which is a popular neighborhood shopping area. Kindred Hospital-Greensboro and Annie Penn Hospital are also convenient to the neighborhood. Railroad tracks run parallel to North English Street and East Market Street.
Neighborhood schools that serve the East Market Street B area are the Academy at Lincoln and Washington Elementary School. The Academy at Lincoln has a 5th-8th grade program. It enjoys an 8 out of 10 Great Schools rating and a 4-star community approval rating. Washington Elementary also has a 4-star community rating.
The city of Greensboro is working to revitalize and refurbish the East Market Street area. Convenient to downtown and the universities, the city hopes to create an area where students and professionals can work, live and recreate without the commute to the suburbs.
Barber Park is a popular neighborhood recreation area. The highlight of Barber Park is the 18-hole disc golf course that was created for the North Carolina State Games. The 109-acre park also offers a multi-use trail, picnic shelters and a baseball stadium. Year-round indoor tennis and basketball is also offered in the park at their Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion.