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Lafayette Place is a neighborhood in El Paso, Texas, in the 79915 zip code. The boundaries of the neighborhood are North Carolina Drive to the north, North Yarborough Drive on the east, North Loop Drive on the south, and Gallagher Street and Gilles Road on the west.
Lafayette Place is primarily a residential area and has a variety of housing options from single-family detached homes to apartments. It is an older, established neighborhood located east of downtown. There is public transportation along the borders of the neighborhood.
Since 1969, the award-winning El Paso Community College has been providing local residents with an affordable option to receive an associate’s degree and then transfer to a four-year college. They have been recognized nationally for their academic excellence, and they are one of the fastest-growing community colleges in Texas. In addition to the credit programs, there are non-credit enrichment programs for adults of all ages, as well as for children ages 5-17. The college is just a short drive away from Lafayette Place.
Yucca Park is located within an easy walk of the neighborhood. With 19 acres, it has two practice fields, one baseball field, a playground, and picnic tables along with three quarters of a mile of walking trails.
When it comes to grocery shopping, there is a Walmart Neighborhood Market just outside the neighborhood, as well as a Lowe’s Big 8. There are also a few fast food restaurants, including Whataburger, and Kentucky Fried Chicken.
When residents are looking for a shopping experience, El Paso has a variety of mall options. One of the closest to Lafayette Place is the Cielo Vista Mall which features J.C. Penney’s, Sear’s, Dillard’s, and Macy’s along with 140 other specialty shops. It is a shopper’s paradise.