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"Affordability for Bay Area Standards"
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"Neighborhood Spirit"
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"Sidewalks"
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"Quiet"

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4/5 rating details
  • Childcare 2/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Internet Access 2/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Schools 2/5

"Quiet, homey low-income neighborhood-- untouched by gentrification"

I have lived here for about 6 months (near Springdale Park), and I really like MLK 183—although to be honest, I didn’t know the official name of the neighborhood until I looked it up on streetadvisor. When I first arrived here from Brooklyn, I came in the summer at the height of the drought and everything was parched and dusty, all the gardens were desiccated, and the place looked absolutely desolate. I thought the houses looked like shacks, and as if to underscore this observation, the only nea... Full review
Pros
  • Friendly Neighborhood
  • Good Bike Lanes
  • Cheap Housing
  • Diverse neighborhood
Cons
  • Little nightlife
  • Nowhere to hang out
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
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