Neighborhood Overview of Crescent Hill

Louisville is a very neighborhood-centric city, and there are so many unique areas you can choose to call home. Here at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks and Weisberg, Realtors, we want you to have as much information as possible when deciding where your next move may take you. We will provide an overview of two neighborhoods a week to prepare you for your next potential relocation!

Crescent Hill

Today we are going to talk about Crescent Hill! Crescent Hill has become a great spot for young families with a Louisville Free Public Library branch and its proximity to Cherokee Park. Frankfort Avenue cuts through the middle of Crescent Hill, and the wide array of bars and restaurants provide a vibrant local nightlife. There is certainly something for everyone.

Whether it’s an upscale meal, quick bar bite, local brew, unique cocktail, top of the line decadent dessert or a shopping spree, you can find it all on Frankfort Avenue. You can have the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in all of Kentucky at Please & Thank You, or you can get dressed up and take in a delicious meal at Varanese, Le Moo, North End Café and many more. If you want to meet up with friends, the food and drinks at The Hub, Silver Dollar or Bourbons Bistro are the places for you. No matter which direction you walk, the food is phenomenal.

Crescent Hill has a unique identity. If you are in the neighborhood in October, Halloween Avenue is a multi-block event that is a must visit event for residents throughout the city. Every year the entire street of Hillcrest goes all out with decorations and invites families to take a stroll and experience the spectacle. It has become such a wildly popular tradition that it has been mentioned in quite a few national sources. If Halloween isn’t your thing, stop in on the last Friday of every month for the F.A.T. Trolley Hop where you will get free parking and transportation as the trolly runs you along Frankfort Avenue and Cannons Lane. Restaurants and shops have special sales and live music!

You can also take a stroll around the Louisville Water Company Crescent Hill Reservoir and Gatehouse to have a relaxing afternoon while learning more about the neighborhood and its history. The American Printing House for the Blind is also a powerful place to visit while in the neighborhood. You can learn about the production of braille publications and even see Hellen Keller’s bible.

Crescent Hill is a highly sought out neighborhood for real estate and offers homes to own and rent. The average home value is around $281,000 with the average monthly rent sitting around $890. These homes move very quickly, so if you spot one and you are interested in it, you should jump on it!

Do you live in the Crescent Hill neighborhood and have something special about the community that you think people should know about? Have you lived there before and loved or disliked it? Comment below and let us know! Also, stay tuned for more neighborhood overviews!

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