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Welcome to Great Sacramento Neighborhoods

I specialize in the purchases and sales of residences and income property within established Sacramento neighborhoods including East Sacramento,(McKinley Park, Portal Park and Fab forties), Midtown Sacramento, Land Park, South Land Park, River Park, Greenhaven, Pocket, Elmhurst, College Greens, Glenbrook, Med Center, Tahoe Park, Tallac Village, Hollywood Park, Woodlake and Curtis Park.

To learn more about the great neighborhoods I serve and their respective associations, please read about them below.

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Central Downtown Sacramento, 95814

Central Downtown Sacramento is best known for being the home to the State Capitol. This section of town is comprised of many state office buildings, the primary business district for the region and sprinkling of residential opportunities. This area of town dates back to the mid-to-late 1800’s and features Victorian and high-water Bungalow style homes—some purchased as kits from Sears & Roebuck. This business district is the target of several proposed condo developments like: Aura condos, Sac Towers, 621 Capitol Mall, 10th & J, Neighborhoods include: Alkali Flats and Southside Park.

Alkali and Mansion Flats, Historic Neighborhood Association
1326 E Street Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 806-8198 FAX: 916-444-9329

Downtown Sacramento Partnership
900 J street #200 Sacramento, CA 95814
444-8575

Capitol Area R, Street Association (CARSA)
904 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 549-4291

Sacramento Old City Association
P.O. Box 162140 Sacramento, CA 95816
455-2935 or 441-7883

Southside Park Neighborhood Association
PO Box 1421 Sacramento, CA 95812
(916) 760-6064 FAX: (916) 760-6064
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College / Glen – College Greens Glenbrook, 95826

Located just east of California State University you will find College Greens and its sister neighborhood Glenbrook. Split in half by highway 50 and bordered by Watt ave on the east and Howe ave on the west, this area is marked by its cute tudor inspired Panorama Village development of the 60’s and the large Brady Bunch style homes built in the late 60’s early 70’s. The area has great freeway access and river access to the north. In the heart of the neighborhood is Glenbrook park on the north end and Oki Park on the south. Often called College/Glen, this quite often overlooked area provides small and larger well maintained homes close to downtown with out the large price tag of Land Park or East Sacramento.

College/Glen Neighborhood Association
8424 Olivet Ct. Sacramento, CA 95826
383-6621 FAX: 383-9196
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Curtis Park, 95818

Homes in Curtis Park date to the late 1900’s – 1930’s. This neighborhood offers Sacramento’s most diverse architectural homes styles featuring bungalows, spanish, tudors, craftsman, colonials, deco, victorian, praire, and even a great house of tile. Curtis Park has a large neighborhood park with tennis courts, a baseball diamond and basketball court. Every year, the park hosts a well anticipated summer concert series. The neighborhood also features the highly valued Sierra Two center that serves as a community resource for performing arts and entertainment.

Sierra Curtis Neighborhood Association
2791 - 24th Street Sacramento, CA 95818
916-452-3005 FAX: 916-731-4386
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East Sacramento, 95816 & 95819

East Sacramento is one of downtown’s first suburbs comprised of several unique neighborhoods. The area has a classic neighborhood feel with tree lined streets, pedestrian access to shopping, restaurants and parks making it one of Sacramento’s popular places to live. This area starts at 30th Street (east of the business loop) and continues to Sacramento State University. Neighborhoods include: McKinley Park, Fab Forties, and Portal Park. The closer you are to downtown, the more diverse the home styles. Early architecture includes bungalows, spanish, tudors, cottage, craftsman, colonials, deco, and post war styles mostly built between 1928 and 1958.

East Sacramento Chamber of Commerce
3104 O Street Sacramento, CA 95816
452-4990 or 452-8011, FAX: 454-5187

McKinley East Sacramento Neighborhood Association (MENA)
P.O. Box 160222 Sacramento, CA 95816
916-447-4622
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Elmhurst, 95817 / Med Center, 95817

Best known for T Street’s tree lined canopy cover, Elmhurst Med/Center are two small adjacent neighborhoods that are highly sought after by those working at the UC Davis Medical Center or want to take light rail to work. Med Center features older homes built between 1920 – 1940 and Elmhurst homes were constructed mostly between 1938 – 1950. With its close proximity to Midtown and East Sacramento and the daily shuttle busses to UC Davis campus, this neighborhood serves as quite a popular and convenient place to live.

Elmhurst Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 191613 Sacramento, CA 95819-7613
(916) 441-8226, www.elmhurst-sac.com


Med Center Neighborhood Association
2531 San Jose Way Sacramento, CA 95817
558-1900 or 739-0909, FAX: 558-1919
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Greenhaven / Pocket, 95831

Is one of Sacramento’s well planned master community that is boarded by the Sacramento River and boasts several parks, two lakes, river access, and a large parkway greenbelt the runs the entire length of the neighborhood. Styles of homes feature classic ranch styles in the older section of Greenhaven and many modern contemporary style homes in the Pocket. With easy access to I-5 and the river, this neighborhood has something for everyone.

Lake Greenhaven
P.O. Box 22572 Sacramento, CA 95822
429-9162, FAX: 916-429-9162


South Pocket Homeowners Association
7754 El Rito Way Sacramento, CA 95831
427-7824, www.southpockethomeowners.org
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Hollywood Park, 95822

Located just south of William Land Park, Hollywood Park is best characterized by the Iconic “Giant Hammer” of Hollywood Hardware. This classic 50’s neighborhood is a well established, well groomed area of modest post war box style homes. Hollywood park is within walking distance to William Land Park and is a more affordable alternative to neighboring Land Park. With no park to speak of, Hollywood Park does boast three schools with yards that all converge in the center of the neighborhood making for a great place to meet other residents. Making Sacramento Magazine’s the top ten list
of “best kept secret neighborhoods,” Hollywood Park best known for its annual gigantic fall community garage sale.

Hollywood Park Neighborhood Association
P. O. Box 22278 Sacramento, CA 95822
452-2932
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Midtown Sacramento

Just east of the Central Downtown you will find a bustling urban environment of old homes, four-plexes and apartments mixed in with cafes and shops. This area serves as one of region’s only pedestrian friendly hot spots for entertainment, dining and shopping. Brimming with several unique shops and local restaurants, Midtown is sure to please those looking for an urban environment. Residences in the area date to the 1850's on through 1930’s featuring Victorian, highwater bungalow, and Craftsman styled homes.

Boulevard Park Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 163179 Sacramento, CA 95816-9179
916-444-8147

New Era Park Neighborhood Association
2315 D Street Sacramento, CA 95816
444-9118

Newton Booth Neighborhoods Association ( NBNA)
P.O. Box 161466 Sacramento, CA 95816
916-455-6796
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Land Park, 95818

With its tree lined streets and quiet residential feel, it is easy to see why Land Park is another highly sought after neighborhood. Starting at Hwy50, Land Park is a regional destination being home to William Land Park and Golf Course, the Sacramento Zoo, FunderLand, Fairytale Town and Sacramento City College. Homes in Land Park were built from the 1920s through the 1940s. Architectural styles include tudor, spanish, colonial, post war, cottage, and bungalows. Every summer Land Park hosts Shakespeare in the Park in the outdoor amphitheater and concert series at the Zoo.

Land Park Community Association
P.O. Box 188285 Sacramento, CA 95818-8285
916-447-3808 x3,www.landpark.org
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River Park, 95819

Framed by the river on two sides, River Park is a quite neighborhood built between the late 1940’s through the early 1960’s. With only one main way to enter the area, River Park is an idyllic quite neighborhood filled with tree lined streets, river access and well manicured homes. River Park is comprised of mostly ranch style homes with
a sprinkling of rehabbed contemporary homes. River Park has a neighborhood park with tennis courts and community pool as well as popular beach access to the American River. Located across from Cal State Sacramento, River Park is very
popular with those that teach at the University.

River Park Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 19866 Sacramento, CA 95819
(916) 346-9045
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South Land Park, 95822 & 95831

Just south of William Land Park is South Land Park. With its spacious lots, sprawling homes, tree lined quite streets and rolling hills there is a lot to love about South Land Park. Most of South Land Park was developed between 1950 and the late 1960’s. Homes styles found in South Land Park include: California Ranch, mid-century modern, Eichlers, a few split levels and many custom homes. The neighborhood is quite large and encompasses five main areas South Land Park Terrace (the hilly section), Little Pocket (separate from Pocket Greenhaven) South Land Park (the heart) South Land Park Estates, South Land Park Hills (the not so hilly section). Popular places to hang out are Belle College and Reithmuth Parks, and the Fruitridge Dog Park.

Little Pocket Neighborhood Association
1030 Piedmont Dr Sacramento, CA 95822
444-5723

South Land Park Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 22903 Sacramento, CA 95822
391-0626 FAX: 391-0626,www.slpna.org
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Tahoe Park, 95820 / Tallac Village, 95820

Tahoe Park and lesser known Tallac/Village are popular neighborhoods for first-time buyers and those looking for a more affordable alternative to East Sacramento. Homes consist mostly of post war box style with the exception of 7th and 8th Aves in Tahoe Park that feature many beautiful restored tudors, spanish bungalows and brick cottage homes. Located in the center of neighborhood is a large park that boasts two ball parks, community pool, and horse shoe pits. With its close proximity, Tahoe/Tallac is very popular with those that work at UCDavis Medical Center and Cal State Sacramento.

Tahoe Park Neighborhood Association (TPNA)
5959 - 8th Avenue Sacramento, CA 95820
916-553-4694, www.tahoepark.org

Friends of West Tahoe Park
5032 - 9th Avenue Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 457-2160

Tallac Village Neighborhood Association
4901 Cibola Way Sacramento, CA 95820
(916)455-3122
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Woodlake, 95815

Walk down a street in Woodlake and you’ll feel like you are walking through a small village in Europe. With its winding streets, missing sidewalks and abundance of trees, Woodlake is full of charm. Off the beaten path Woodlake is well hidden, and quite close to downtown. Located off Hwy 160 and Business 80, Woodlake’s unique architectural make-up rivals that of Curtis Park. With both modest and large homes, one can find tudors, bungalows, cottages, spanish, provincial and ranch all in one small neighborhood.

Woodlake Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 13016 Sacramento, CA 95813-3016
916-925-2721
 
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Carmichael, 95608

Located approximately 9 miles northeast of downtown Sacramento, Carmichael is one of Sacramento’s true first suburbs. Residents enjoy Ancil Hoffman Park along the American River, which includes a golf course, picnic areas and the Effie Yeaw Nature Center. Other Carmichael highlights include the Jensen Botanical Gardens, and the Chautauqua Playhouse, offering a full season of theatrical works. Carmichael saw a big jump in development in the 1960’s as Sacramentains moved to escape the City and sought to find larger homes and lots. Architecturally speaking, Carmichael features mostly ranch style, mid-century modern and contemporary home styles to beautiful residences overlooking the American River. Carmichael has one of California largest number of Streng built homes.

www.carmichaelchamber.org

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Dawn Rowe, Real estate in Downtown Sacramento, East Sacramento, Land Park, Curtis Park, Tahoe Park, Greenhaven, Hollywood Park, River Park, South Land Park, Midtown, Oak Park, South Land Park, Sacramento MLS.
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