Downtown, Quincy, IL

Downtown Neighborhood Guide Quincy, IL


Downtown Quincy, Illinois is the bustling heart of the city, vibrantly brimming with history and culture. The neighborhood is known for its stunning collection of architecture dating back to the 19th century, which include the famous Villa Kathrine and the Quincy Museum. Easily accessible via Broadway Street (US Route 24), the Downtown is dotted with an array of eateries, boutiques, art galleries, and antique shops. It is also home to Washington Park, a community hub hosting several city events throughout the year.

What You Will Love about Downtown, Quincy, Illinois

  • The enriching blend of Quincy's history and modern charm, as evident in the majestic architecture lining the streets.
  • The local food scene is a delight with an array of eateries offering everything from gourmet cuisine to classic comfort food.
  • The sense of community is palpable, especially during city events at Washington Park.

What’s Nearby

Downtown Quincy is a stone's throw away from the scenic Mississippi River, offering opportunities for river cruises and water sports. The neighborhood also neighbors the beautiful Quinsippi Island Park, a popular spot for camping and picnics. The prestigious Quincy University is just a short drive away, adding a youthful energy to the city.


Life in Downtown Quincy is a blend of leisurely and energetic. The neighborhood presents a welcoming small-town charm while offering the amenities and cultural vibrancy of a city. Residents enjoy a myriad of recreational options, including clean parks, river activities, and a thriving arts scene.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 61 restaurants, 16 grocery stores, and 13 parks within a mile of the Downtown neighborhood.

    County Market Express

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    537 Broadway St

    Grown N Gathered

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store, Health Food Store

    0.3 miles

    601 Maine St

    Cash & Carry Showroom

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    140 Maine St

    Kohl Wholesale

    Retail, Warehouse / Wholesale Store

    0.3 miles

    140 Maine St

    Winkings Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    416 S 4th St

    Quincy Steamboat Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    833 Kentucky St

Downtown Apartments and Rentals

16 Rental properties in Downtown, Quincy, IL.

  • 5010 Chestnut Street property


    5010 Chestnut Street

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1140 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2046 Oak Street property


    2046 Oak Street

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1400 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1311 Elm Street property


    1311 Elm Street

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1100 Sqft

    Available 8/15

  • 2814 Oak St property


    2814 Oak St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

  • 635 S 13th St property


    635 S 13th St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    3000 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 836 Adams St property


    836 Adams St

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1200 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Downtown Transportation

walk bike and transit

Aquatech Marine


247 Broadway St

The Well House


701 Broadway St

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

301 Riverview Ave


Downtown Schools