Few urban neighborhoods contain the diversity and rich history you’ll find in Kansas City’s Union Hill. The 16-block area has been a prime metro neighborhood for nearly two centuries. It overlooks Crown Center and the Hallmark complex, and you’ll find unique art venues, fabulous restaurants, fun family activities and plenty of great places to rent here. Young professionals, mid-career folks and retirees all call Union Hill Kansas City home, and it’s a great spot for those who enjoy explore the city. Popular nearby attractions include the World War I memorial and museum, the Crossroads Arts District, Science City and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center.
You can rent a comfortable loft or other space on Union Hill for around $1,000 a month. Most apartments in this vicinity include a fireplace, dishwasher, microwave, and washer and dryer. Apartments in Union Hill Kansas City also have off-street parking available for residents, and renters will also enjoy a well-equipped fitness center while living in any of these facilities. Since this part of Kansas City is located on a hill, most places for rent have great views of the city and surrounding green spaces.
Those living in Union Hill can enjoy a variety of dining and entertainment options. You can grab a quick bite or savor a luxurious dining experience at the various eateries in Crown Center and the Hallmark complex. In the nearby Crossroads Art District, you can sample dishes created by internationally acclaimed chef Lidia Bastianich at Lidia’s Kansas City, the city’s most popular Italian restaurant. Live theatrical performances are available at Off Center Theatre and The Coterie Theatre in Crown Center. Art lovers can enjoy a vast array of graphic and performance art in local studios on popular First Fridays each month.
Few cities are more pet-friendly than Kansas City. Most apartments in Union Hill allow pets, and dog owners will enjoy recreating with their dogs on the lawn of the World War I memorial as well as in other green spaces throughout the neighborhood. Whether or not you have a dog to walk, you can enjoy getting your exercise along walking trails that are conveniently located nearby. Although there are plenty of places to walk a dog in this area, you will have to travel north or south in the city to find groomers and pet supplies.
Union Hill is conveniently located for easy access to I-35 and 71 Highway, two of the main arteries used by local commuters. Those working in the city can easily catch a city bus and avoid hassles of traffic and parking. Many office buildings are located within walking distance of apartments here, including the IRS office, Hallmark, American Century and the Federal Reserve. Since most places for rent in the vicinity have residential parking available, you can easily drive to most destinations around the Kansas City metro area within 30 to 45 minutes unless you are traveling at the height of rush hour.
The area is located within the Kansas City, Missouri, public school district, and both traditional and charter schools are available for students here. Apartments here are also located near Barstow, one of the most outstanding private schools for kindergarten through grade 12 in the region. Montessori Academy is a quality option for early childhood education, and Our Lady of Sorrows School is one of several Catholic schools nearby.