7.0 out of 10

O Connor St, East Palo Alto

37.4607340815946 -122.13404549443
Great for
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Eating Out
  • Parking
  • Public Transport
  • Shopping Options
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5

"Giving East Palo Alto the much-needed face lift"

To say that Ravenswood Shopping Center is not responsible for shifting the reputation of East Palo Alto from gang-ridden ghetto to family-friendly town would be a massive oversight. With stores like Best Buy, Nordstrom Rack, and IKEA, this has quickly become one of the most user-friendly areas in town and has significantly raised the property value of the area.

The clientele is diverse, as are the shops. It still has a bit of an East Palo Alto feel, but as the only IKEA in the South Bay (to my knowledge), it certainly draws a diverse crowd. Warning: If you miss the turn, you have to turn back around on University in order to get there, which can be a bit of a pain. It's also not very easy to find the on-ramp to 101 North. The traffic is congested almost 24 hours a day.
  • Parking
  • Affordable
  • Busy
  • Questionable safety
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students

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