Parkway Plaza Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Parkway Plaza in College Station is a part residential, part commercial area to the southeast of the heart of the city. There are several apartment complexes in the area to choose from including Anderson Place apartments and the Arbor Square Apartments. The area is extremely pedestrian friendly with several shopping centers and grocery stores as well as affordable restaurants within walking distance.
Parkway Plaza is popular among college students because it is only a few minutes from the Texas A&M University campus. The college has a lot of influence on the city of College Station which is why many local businesses contain the word “Aggie” in their titles such as Comfort Suites Aggieland.
Anderson Street creates the southern boundary, intersecting with Southwest Parkway, its eastern boundary. S Texas Avenue, a major College Station thoroughfare makes up the northern border. An imaginary border encompassing Pine Ridge Drive and Barthelow Drive completes the rectangular neighborhood located within the 77840 zip code.
Commercial development includes drugstores like Walgreens and Kroger Bakery surrounded by smaller, specialty stores including King Dollar and Half Price Books. There is also a Target and Hobby Lobby nearby. Restaurants include Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Gattitown, Outback Steakhouse and Kettle. There are also a number of hotels for visitors like Motel 6, Manor Inn and Days Inn.
For the outdoor-types, Anderson Athletic Park is to the north of Parkway Plaza and has two outdoor basketball courts, open fields for sports games and a pavilion for picnicking. Bee Creek Park to the south offers baseball fields, tennis courts, and the city’s public swimming facility, Adamson Pool.