South Park is a residential area in the California city of Santa Rosa. It comprises 60 blocks in south Santa Rosa, east of U.S. Highway 101, south of Bennett Valley Road, and west of the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. The neighborhood is renowned for its historic homes and creative murals, as well as its history of above-average crime rates and gang activity. In the middle of the 20th century, South Park was a settlement for African Americans and the epicenter of Santa Rosa’s Black community. The neighborhood is predominantly Latino today, with roughly 1,500 inhabitants.
The walk score in Santa Rosa is 76, the bike score is 69, and the transport score is 38. In this neighborhood, most errands can be completed on foot, which is a blessing. CA-12 West, US-101, and CA-12 East are the closest highways to South Park, Santa Rosa.
There are 3 public elementary schools in the district with grades of C or higher. There are 4 public middle schools in the district with grades of C or higher. There are 2 public high schools in the district with grades of C or higher.
Parks & Playgrounds: Demeo Park, Spinster Sister
Daycare Centers: Little Shop of Learning, Sitters Place, Montessori Parent-Toddlers, and Juile’s Kids Place.
Dining Options: Peet’s Coffee and Tea, Tudor Rose English Tea Room, Juilliard Park, Freaking Tacos, Tipsy Taco & Cantina, Senaduria Michoacana, Sam’s For Play Cafe & Catering, Sift Cupcake & Dessert Bar, Chai Baba’s To Go, Sazon Peruvian Cuisine, Franchettis’, and Russian River Brewing Company
Grocery Stores: Bj’s Market, Santa Rosa Community Farmers Market, and 9th Street Market Liquor
Found on the borders of South Park are establishments such as an Asian market, a nearby Mexican market, and Lola’s, a Mexican supermarket. Also in the community is an art/dance studio, a cannabis store, and a tire and hat shop on Petaluma Hill Road.
The majority of residences are of the Victorian or old British variety. There are duplexes and apartment complexes. The majority are older, constructed before 1960, however, there are some newer projects, particularly along Temple Avenue’s perimeter.
Santa Rosa, CA 95404, USA
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