Avenida Guadalupe Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Sitting only two blocks south of the University of Texas at San Antonio campus, Avenida Guadalupe is named for one of its major thoroughfares. The densely populated neighborhood west of downtown San Antonio is home to Amistad Park and Martinez Park, both with softball diamonds. Along South Laredo Street, on the southern end of the neighborhood, are tree-lined trails that run from South Zarzamora Street to South Brazos Street. Dogs are allowed here on leashes.
Schools in the area include the Jose Antonio Navarro Elementary, Tafolla Junior High, and Lanier High, all on the northern end of Avenida Guadalupe. The Mexican Christian Church, Alazan Creek Baptist Mission Church, and the Iglesia De Dios Centro Christiano are all on the northern end of the neighborhood. It is common in this area to have services in both Spanish and English.
Most of the homes were built between 1970 and 1994, but there area few older properties that give the community an artsy, kind of funky character. There are a few single family homes, but mostly Avenida Guadalupe is made up of apartment buildings, both low and high rises. The area is pedestrian-friendly, with public transit available from the VIA Metropolitan Transit.
Two miles west of the neighborhood is the 29 acre Elmendorf Lake Park, offering a mile long walking trail, athletic fields, picnic tables, and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool. Fishing is allowed at the lake. South of the park is the private Our Lady of the Lake College. Shops and restaurants are found mostly along Guadalupe Street and South Laredo Street. Some of the options include the Chico Boys Fruit Market, Family Dollar Store, and Guadalupe Street Coffee.