South Peoria Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
One of the city’s more fashionable neighborhoods, South Peoria encompasses large estate homes, smaller homes being remodeled and refurbished by young, first-time home buyers, and apartments and condominiums favored by young, urban professionals, who enjoy the easy access to upscale dining and shopping.
Located in zip codes 74105 and 74136, South Peoria is bordered on the north by 21st Street, on the south by 61st street, on the west by Riverside Drive and on the east by South Lewis Avenue.
Many South Peoria residents congregate for dining, shopping and entertainment in the Brookside area, a stretch of South Peoria Avenue from East 31st Street to East 41st Street. Lined with coffee houses, fine dining restaurants and boutique shops, Brookside is a hip and refined area favored by white-collar professionals. Among the popular restaurants in Brookside are the Wolfgang Puck Tulsa Bistro, Garlic Rose, Pei Wei Asian Diner and Café Ole.
For fresh fruit and veggies, the Brookside Farmer’s Market, on Wednesdays, at East 41st Street and Peoria Avenue, is a favorite weekly routine for many residents in the spring and summer. There’s also a Whole Foods Market and Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in the area.
One of the special appeals of the neighborhood is its proximity to the Philbrook Museum of Art, a magnificent, Italian Renaissance villa that houses a fantastic collection of art with works by Gentile da Fabriano and Thomas Moran, as well as in impressive Native American and African Art collection. Philbrook has 72 rooms and is set on 23 landscaped acres. The complex also includes beautiful gardens, the La Villa Restaurant Philbrook and a gift shop.