Downtown El Paso

Downtown El Paso is a vibrant place in which to live, work and play. The 19th largest city in the United States offers a full complement of cultural, arts and entertainment facilities in its downtown area. As a result, increasing numbers of individuals are seeking to live downtown.

History

El Paso became a major trading center along the Rio Grande in the mid-19th century, especially when rail lines were routed through the area. Texas was one of the Confederate states in the Civil War. As a result, Fort Bliss was initially occupied by Confederate troops. In 1862, however, the California Column, a Union force, captured the fort in 1862. In the 20th century, El Paso's significance as a center of regional commerce continued to grow.

Parks and Recreation

The City of El Paso operates the 7,500-seat Southwest University Park in the downtown area. It is the home of the AAA El Paso Chihuahuas, a San Diego Padres farm team. The park includes nine porcelain enamel murals created by local artist Gaspar Enriquez that commemorate highlights of El Paso baseball history.

Cleveland Square Park is situated right between the El Paso Museum of History and the Main Library.

Attractions and Activities

The El Paso Arts District is a 15-block area that includes many key institutions like the Plaza Theatre, Main Library, Abraham Chavez Theatre, the El Paso Symphony Orchestra and the Tricky Falls Nightclub. The district is bordered by west Wyoming, Durango, north Mesa, Texas and west Overland.

Events

Alfresco! Fridays concerts are staged by the El Paso Convention Bureau. The El Paso Symphony puts on Downtown Kidspalooza, which features the efforts of more than 12 cultural and alerts organizations that operate downtown.

In October, the Chalk the Block Art Festival is staged by the El Paso Community Foundation. The organization is also responsible for the Plaza Classic Film Festival.

Those that invest in downtown El Paso TX real estate enjoy a lifestyle that includes ready access to many cultural events. Some downtown El Paso homes are convenient condominiums that offer a carefree way of life, since there is little or no maintenance of the exterior required. A potential downtown El Paso home buyer may be seeking real estate in downtown El Paso to be close to a job.

Thelma Briffa can help to identify downtown El Paso homes for sale that are in the heart of the city's entertainment, arts and dining opportunities. Thelma may be able to help home buyers who want to live in homes for sale in downtown El Paso to be in close proximity to the vibrant arts district. Work with Thelma Briffa to identify the best in downtown El Paso real estate. For the discriminating home buyer, there are luxurious downtown El Paso properties in the form of luxury condominiums.

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