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Downtown

The Downtown neighborhood is Hartford’s central business district. It is home to the regions leading businesses and Hartford’s arts and entertainment. Downtown is located on the site of the first settlement of Hartford and filled with historic sites, landmarks, and cultural attractions. These sites include the Old State House, The Wadsworth Atheneum (the first public museum in America), the Ancient Burying Ground, and beautiful and historic Bushnell Park, the first public park in America.

The neighborhood has dozens of restaurants, cafes, bars, and nightclubs providing dining and nightlife for all tastes. Downtown is also known for its arts, theaters, and entertainment. Living Downtown allows you to walk to the Bushnell Theater, Hartford Stage, or Theaterworks. It’s also home to the Hartford Yard Goats (AA Baseball), the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) and the University of Connecticut Huskies.

  • 1,938PEOPLE
  • 3Schools
  • $202kMedian Home Value

Downtown Hartford provides a cosmopolitan neighborhood experience with a diversity of housing options. From vintage brownstone condominiums to luxury apartments, Downtown has something for everyone. Also, Capitol Community College and the arrivals of St. Joseph’s School of Pharmacy and UConn’s Greater Hartford campus, demand for student housing has increased and is being made available. Studio, loft and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments are to be found in a variety of locations downtown.

Neighborhood description provided by Hartford resident Karen O’Maxfield.