Harvard / Yale
Harvard & Yale
This east bench neighborhood has its own distinctive sophisticated culture. High value homes, ranging in size from 2,000 square feet to 10,000 square feet or more. This neighborhood is a truly special market niche of beautiful homes, close to downtown, shopping, dining, movies, business centers – and even quick freeway access!
Keeping things classic, the streets are named after Ivy League schools and major universities. Historic homes are nestled on tree-lined streets with lampposts styled from a bygone era. Many homes have retained their historic integrity, despite their age, making them the pride and joy of many a generations.
Many residents have lived in the neighborhood for generations, enjoying homes from turn-of-the-century bungalows, English cottages, and Tudor-style estates. The neighborhood is so quintessentially American that the local school, East High was chosen as the site for Disney’s High School Musical movies!
A Walking Community with Friendly Neighbors
Home Owners become neighbors and friends, and so love the Harvard-Yale area they promise to spend their lives never leaving the neighborhood! If you’re hoping for life-long passion for your neighborhood, summer BBQ’s with friends in a home that holds it’s value – you may have found what you’re looking for.
Speckled with local businesses that’ll have you sticking to your home turf, you can find just about anything. It’s just a short trip to brunch heaven at a neighborhood gem, Eggs in the City, housed in a converted gas station – with great patio dining in good weather! Love superb Italian food? Fresco’s will wow your taste buds. We love the mushrooms on seared polenta with a cocktail from the seasonal menu.
If gourmet shopping is your thing, try Liberty Heights Fresh or Caputo’s, selling only the best products from across the globe and just down the street. Make sure to browse the extensive offerings from world-renowned chocolatiers! Caputo’s is also a deli for a casual, yet scrumptious meal.
Local Dog Parks, People Parks, Trails, Creeks and Outdoor Enjoyment...
Neighborhood Park… Stock your picnic basket and head to Miller Park. A tributary of Red Butte Creek meanders through Miller Park in the northwest quadrant of the Harvard -Yale area. This creates a shaded gully for an urban forest and bird refuge – it’s a popular park with locals. Two mini-amphitheaters, a beautiful historic stone bridge, larger amphitheater and whimsical stone walls come together to create a secret garden for the neighborhood locals. Miller Park has been recently restored so if you haven’t walked the trails lately, this is your chance to spend a lazy day in the park.
Waking down the streets you’ll realize the area is mix of residents, with a come one, come all attitude. One thing for sure is this downtown neighborhood has many family and kid-friendly attractions nearby. The local ice rink is right close, Steiner Aquatic Center is within walking distance and will keep the kiddos happy year-round with an indoor and outdoor pool. The Hogle Zoo is just a short drive away and has recently undergone (and is still undergoing) lots of improvements and updated exhibits like Rocky Shores where you can see a polar bear, sea lions, seals and otters. This is the Place Heritage Park is another great place to put on your list of summer adventures. Step back in time and see the West as it was in the early settlement of Utah. Kids can meet farm animals up close, pan for gold, grind corn or make arrowhead necklaces.
A great place to buy your next home - whether modest or luxury you'll love Harvard-Yale! With so much to see and do in this neighborhood that likes to stick together, you may never want to leave!
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