Bruce's Park, Norfolk, VA

Bruces Park Neighborhood Guide Norfolk, VA


Bruce's Park is a small suburban neighborhood located in Norfolk, Virginia. It's surrounded by several major roads including I-264 and the Elizabeth River, making commuting convenient. This area is known for its green spaces, most notably the wide expanse of Bruce's Park and Barraud Park. The Virginia Zoo, just a short drive away, is a popular attraction for both residents and visitors alike.

What You Will Love about bruces park, norfolk, virginia

  • Enjoy the tranquility of suburban life with the convenience of downtown Norfolk just minutes away.
  • The beautiful parks in and around the neighborhood provide perfect spots for outdoor activities and relaxation.
  • The easy access to major roads and highways makes commuting stress-free.

What’s Nearby

Bruce's Park is conveniently located near downtown Norfolk, offering a wide range of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment options. The Virginia Zoo, a popular destination for families, is also within a short drive. The historic Ghent neighborhood with its unique boutiques and eateries is another nearby attraction.


The lifestyle in Bruce's Park is a balance of peaceful suburban living and city conveniences. The proximity to outdoor spaces offers plenty of recreational opportunities, while the nearby downtown area ensures access to urban amenities. The neighborhood is family-friendly, with a strong sense of community among residents.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 32 restaurants, 3 grocery stores, and 5 parks within a mile of the Bruce's Park neighborhood.

    Park Avenue Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1024 Park Ave

    Merrimac Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    986 Merrimac Ave

    D & N Neighborhood Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.0 mile

    1901 Shoop Ave

    Applied Industrial Technologies

    Retail, Warehouse / Wholesale Store

    1.0 mile

    1220 Ballentine Blvd

Bruces Park Apartments and Rentals

184 Rental properties in Bruce's Park, Norfolk, VA.

  • Lofts at Front Street property


    Lofts at Front Street

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1041–1062 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Ghent Village property


    Ghent Village

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1229–1279 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 201 Twenty One property


    201 Twenty One

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    774–1487 Sqft

  • The Alexander at Ghent property


    The Alexander at Ghent

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    565–1036 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Ingleside Square Apartments property


    Ingleside Square Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    720–880 Sqft

  • Pembroke Towers property


    Pembroke Towers

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    409–1242 Sqft

Cost of Living

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Bruces Park Demographics

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Bruces Park Reviews

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  • Near Schools


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Near Highways


    Say 3 of 5 renters

Bruces Park Transportation

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The Tide - Norfolk State University Station

Train Stop

1808 E Brambleton Ave

Hampton Roads Transit


509 E 18th St

HRT Downtown Norfolk Transportation Center

Bus Stop

434 Saint Pauls Blvd


Bruces Park Schools

Neighborhoods Around Bruces Park

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
GhentNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,225
Olde TowneNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
Downtown NorfolkNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,549
Park PlaceNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
The Granby DistrictNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Indian RiverNeighborhood in Chesapeake, Virginia$1,799
Fairmont ParkNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Ballentine PlaceNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Colonial PlaceNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
BerkleyNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$725--
West GhentNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Downtown PortsmouthNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia$1,395
Beacon Light-BerkleyNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
InglesideNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Coleman PlaceNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
RiverviewNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
North ShoreNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Sewells GardensNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Larchmont-EdgewaterNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Lamberts PointNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Wellington OaksNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
CampostellaNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
North MeadowbrookNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
North Chesapeake BoulevardNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
CradockNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
SuburbanNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,507
Wards CornerNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia$1,090
MeadowbrookNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
South Norfolk Historic DistrictNeighborhood in Chesapeake, Virginia----
Port NorfolkNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
Prentis ParkNeighborhood in Portsmouth, Virginia----
Chesapeake ManorNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Norfolk CrossingNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
RosemontNeighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia----
Lake EdwardNeighborhood in Virginia-beach, Virginia----