5.2 out of 10

Bell St, East Palo Alto

37.4656298226122 -122.141594868568
Great for
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Parking
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Clean & Green
Not great for
  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping Options
  • Safe & Sound
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Reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 2/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
2yrs+

"At the corner of dangerous and gentrification..."

Bell Street is located in the center of East Palo Alto, a town historically know for its high murder rate, higher crime rate, and more gang options than public school options. Slowly but surely, the town's Peninsula location and proximity to nearby affluent communities have helped to turn it into an investment opportunity for some. Bell Street is just that - home to the recently redone East Palo Alto YMCA, the senior center, and some clean, modern condos.

However, the EPA stigma is still there and further west, the street looks like a developing country again. It is literally "where the sidewalk ends" - in that the sidewalks disappear completely and the town's underdeveloped nature is apparent.

Maybe this is a place for first-time homebuyers to buy real estate...maybe not.
Pros
  • YMCA and other services are there
  • Close to 101
Cons
  • Traffic at intersection
  • Poorly maintained and unkempt
  • Not safe

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