7.0 out of 10

Hartford Ave, Willow Glen

37.3163146661999 -121.89899283586
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5

"Hollywood in San Jose"

This is an interesting street in an interesting spot. The neighborhood is super-residential, with its fair share of California hippie vibe like anywhere else, and is worlds away from the slums of town. It is accessible from the highway but is still very quiet and feels like a nice, residential neighborhood in...Hollywood!

The neighborhood is filled with towering palm trees, a foliage choice that survives in the Bay Area just fine but is by no means native to the area. It looks more like Los Angeles than San Jose, and a nearby swing to Palm Haven Park will further reinforce this conclusion. The funny thing? It was actually DESIGNED to replicate Southern California homes. Fortunately, San Jose is also blessed with better weather than the rest of the Bay Area, so the residents of the neighborhood enjoy this random Hollywood-esque perk.

This would actually not be a bad place to live. It's just a funny anomaly for the area.
  • Nice homes
  • Semi-reasonable prices
  • Warmer climate
  • Kind of dull at night
  • Not great for singles or young people
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students

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