Hillsboro West End Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Nashville’s Hillsboro-West End neighborhood is a hive of activity feeding from the population of two prestigious universities in the area. So as one would expect, there’s a great deal of recreation on offer. While one might expect the focus to be on the youth, people of all ages can find value in the area.
Vanderbilt University is the major institution of higher education in the city and one of the highest ranked private colleges in the Southern United States. The sprawling campus includes a medical college and a law school and a comprehensive health care center. Belmont University is another private college located near the Hillsboro-West End neighborhood. It has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top five “schools to watch” in the country.
With these campuses located within miles of the neighborhood there is plenty to keep sports fans happy. Vanderbilt fields several varsity Division 1 sports teams, and its Commodores are best known for successful mens and womens basketball programs and a very competitive baseball team. All of the University’s fans flock to see the games held in Vanderbilt’s high-end sports facilities located within walking distance from Hillsboro-West End.
21st Avenue is where many of the neighborhood’s shops and restaurants can be found. Many wait for hours to eat at the Pancake Pantry in hopes of catching a glimpse of a country music star. Yet the biggest attraction on 21st Avenue is the historic Belcourt Theater, a longtime Nashville institution. It is the hub for the local film community, showing first-run art house films, but also hosts many fundraising events.
There are many well regarded K-12 schools in or within walking distance of Hillsboro-West End including Eakin Elementary school and the University School of Nashville.