Central Tucson is the most populated area of the Old Pueblo, and for good reason. The area is home to a variety of popular neighborhoods with a plethora of different real estate options. When you shop for a Central Tucson homes for sale, you will be amazed at the affordability, and how much home you get for your money!
Tucson area maps can vary slightly, but here are the arbitrary boundaries for Central Tucson:
Oracle Road (West)
River Road (North)
Wilmot Road (East)
22nd St./Golf Links Road (South)
Downtown Tucson is located within the Central Tucson area, as is the University of Arizona. The area is also home to three of Tucson’s four major shopping malls/shopping centers. No matter which Central Tucson neighborhood you live in, you are never too far away from something fun!
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Central Tucson Summary:
There are several reasons why people love living in the Central Tucson area,but one of the best reasons is the incredible variety of homes, townhomes, and condos for sale.
No matter what your real estate needs are, there is a home or condo in Central Tucson that will suit your budget and your preferences. Whether its a 1920s bungalow near the University of Arizona, a spacious single family home near the popular Park Place mall, or a cozy townhome in a vibrant neighborhood, Central Tucson has it all!
One of the great aspects of Central Tucson is the variety of shopping, dining, and recreation options for residents in the area. Here is a small sampling of the notable landmarks in Central Tucson:
Reid Park: Originally known as Randolph Park, Reid Park has been the most popular public park in Tucson for over 90 years. Featuring over 130 acres in the heart of Central Tucson, Reid Park is the 2nd largest park, behind East Tucson’s Udall Park.
Amenities at Reid Park include the city’s only zoo, Hi Corbett Field, Randolph Community Center, and the 36-hole Randolph Golf Complex. If you are interested in a home, townhome, or condo near this incredible park, there are plenty of options to explore!
El Con Mall/Center: Opening in 1960, this was Tucson’s first mall. However, El Con transformed into an open air shopping center in the early 2000s, and is home to some of the city’s most popular shops, restaurants, and retailers.
Notable stores in El Con center include Wal-Mart, Target, Burlington, Home Depot and Petsmart. There are also several popular restaurants: Cheddar’s, Claim Jumper, Chick-Fil-A, and In-N-Out Burger.
Park Place: Similar to El Con, Park Place began as Park Mall, but evolved into Tucson’s premier luxury retailer (until La Encantada was built). You can find some of the world’s finest clothing at popular stores such as Abercrombie and Fitch and Banana Republic, then enjoy a tasty meal at one of the food court’s many options.
You can enjoy luxury seating at Cinemark Park Place, which is one of Tucson’s first megaplex movie theaters, or have fun with the whole family at Round1 Bowling and Amusement.
No matter how you prefer to enjoy your leisure time, Central Tucson has a popular option for residents of all ages!
With the exception of a small section of Central Tucson’s northern boundary, the area is served by the Tucson Unified School District. For those who live in between Grant and River Roads, Ampitheater Public Schools provides great educational opportunities for residents in this area, North Tucson, and Oro Valley.
There are several amazing neighborhoods in the Central Tucson area, but some neighborhoods stand out more than others. If you want more information about the individual neighborhoods in Central Tucson, we suggest checking out these pages:
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