Overview of Downtown Omaha
Downtown Omaha is a vibrant mix where young and old meet. The cobblestone streets and historical building designs will charm you as soon as you enter downtown. Between stopping by the eclectic mix of designer stores and upscale cafe's you will be treated to a special blend of music and art with the many street performers that offer their talents daily. The atmosphere is extremely invigorating and you will find yourself looking for reasons to stay longer and come downtown more often. The modern, crisp look inside each building mixed with the older styles and designs on the outside offer an experience like no other. Downtown Omaha offers a unique fun and entertaining feel and is a very welcoming city full of art, music, and fun events.
Apartments in Downtown Omaha
Apartments in Downtown Omaha are very reasonably priced and are actually among some of the most affordable properties in the city. Studio apartments typically rent between $500 and $700 per month, while one bedroom apartments run between $600 and $1000 a month. Two bedroom apartments in Downtown Omaha rent anywhere from $800 to $2500; it just depends on the level of luxury and space you want. While most apartments offer appliances, secured access, and laundry facilities, luxury units often have double vanities, all glass steam showers, heated parking, top of the line stainless appliances, exposed brick walls, fireplaces, gourmet kitchens, and whirlpool tubs.
Restaurants, Local Activities, and Attractions in Downtown Omaha
Downtown Omaha is filled with charming stops like the 13th Street Coffee Shop where you can get your favorite cup of espresso or cappuccino and start your day off the right way. Spend the morning getting lost in nature and beautiful scenic views at Mangleson, and then pick up a special gift for an upcoming holiday by perusing Hot Shops Art Center that has unique items like hand-blown glass and custom made metal artwork. Then you can head over to the Twisted Fork Grill and Saloon or the "Fork", as everyone calls it, and meet friends for a delectable Black and Blue Burger. Catch a home game at TD Ameritrade Park before stopping over at Nosh for the monthly wine tasting. Finish up your night by catching a flick at the Ruth Sokolof Theater before you head home.
Pet Friendly Apartments in Downtown Omaha
Several of our properties allow both dogs and cats in rental units, plus there are tons of other resources to keep your pet happy that are within close proximity to Downtown. You will find food, toys, and pet care products are available at Petsmart, Petco, and Pets-R-US. Pamper your furry family members at Soggy Paws Omaha or find an exotic breed cat at Cheznoel Persian & Himalayan Kittens store. Heffinger Dog Park, Memorial Park, and two more dog parks allow dogs to be off their leashes for easier exercise and more freedom. For regular check-ups you can take your pet to one of several animal clinics like Fort Street Veterinarian, Morgan Pet Clinic, Pittman Animal Hospital, and Rockbrook Animal Clinic.
Commuting in Downtown Omaha
Walking to and from the stores, restaurants, and galleries in Downtown Omaha is very easy but there are many other ways to navigate the community as well. You can take one of the public buses run by Omaha Metro or catch one of the many shuttles that run downtown. You can also get to the Omaha Airport with the Omaha Airport Transportation or catch a taxi ride with the Happy Cab Company. Interstates 29, 80, 480, and 680 will get you anywhere in Omaha that you need to go.
Downtown Omaha Schools & Education
Liberty Elementary School and Central High School are the two main public schools available to your children in the downtown area. There are also several public colleges like Vatterott College, Metropolitan Community College, Grace University, Creighton University, Nebraska Methodist College, University of Omaha, and Clarkson College available for college students. If you are interested in pursuing a technical degree you can attend ITT Technical Institute. Norris Middle School and Le Voltaire offer teaching for blind students.