Moving to The Avenues? Take Our Photo Tour

By August 7, 2020 August 10th, 2020 Salt Lake Neighborhoods, The Avenues

Welcome to The Avenues! This historic neighborhood established in the 1850s is known for its architecture and progressive community attitude. In the Lower Aves, you’ll discover Victorian era “Painted Ladies” with vibrant colors and curved architecture as well as twentieth century Tudors with pitched roofs and jettied first floors. In the Upper Aves, you’ll find newly renovated contemporary minimalist styling and spectacular skyline views. These unique architectural properties reflect not only the neighborhood’s history and growth over the years but the diversity and character of the people who live here.

High Quality of Life

Proximity to the University of Utah and downtown make The Avenues the ideal neighborhood for someone looking to reduce their green footprint. A higher home cost per square foot reflects this convenience, but quality of life makes up for the trade off. 

Schools in The Avenues

The Avenues has long been known and the neighborhood of choice for professors and students attending the University of Utah. Families have access to excellent primary through secondary private and public school options as well. Elementary schools inside the neighborhood include the Madeleine Choir School, Wasatch Elementary, Ensign Elementary, and the Salt Lake Open Classroom charter school. Nationally acclaimed private schools The McGillis School, Rowland Hall and Judge Memorial are a short drive away.

What to Do in The Avenues

Near Salt Lake’s city center, Avenues residents have unprecedented access to local dining, arts and nightlife. But there is also plenty to do within the neighborhood itself. Read our recommendations for How to Spend Your Day in The Avenues

Moving to The Avenues

Kerry Harding is our resident Avenues realtor and neighborhood expert. She would love to talk to you anytime about her experience moving to The Avenues after living all over the world.

Find property information and current listings on our Avenues page.

Niche Homes is a boutique real estate agency specializing in Salt Lake neighborhoods and enclaves. Contact us if you are interested in buying or selling a home or moving to Utah.

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