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Living in Downtown North Palo Alto

Downtown North is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Palo Alto with 3,051 residents.

Downtown North has some public transportation.

Nearby neighborhoods: University South, Professorville, Crescent Park, Community Center, Southgate, Old Palo Alto and Evergreen Park.

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Walk Score of Downtown North, Palo Alto, CA

Downtown North is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of The 3rd Door in Downtown North, Palo Alto

The 3rd Door

Photo of Cogswell Plaza in Downtown North, Palo Alto

Cogswell Plaza

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Downtown North Palo Alto.

Downtown North is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Palo Alto with a Walk Score of 88.

Find apartments in Palo Alto's most walkable neighborhoods: University South, Downtown North and Evergreen Park.

Downtown North Palo Alto Apartments for Rent

View all Downtown North apartments on a map.

Rental info for Apartment at Palo Alto in the Downtown North area
$3,595
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for House at Palo Alto in the Downtown North area
$8,500
2 bed
Walk Score 89
Rental info for Apartment at Palo Alto in the Downtown North area
$2,800
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Apartment at Palo Alto in the Downtown North area
$1,895
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Apartment at Palo Alto in the Downtown North area
$2,795
1 bed
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Apartment at Palo Alto in the Downtown North area
$5,300
2 bed
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Condo at Palo Alto in the Downtown North area
$5,000
2 bed
Walk Score 83

Downtown North Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Downtown North to other Palo Alto neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 University South 89 42 - 3,545
2 Downtown North 88 45 - 3,051
3 Evergreen Park 85 47 - 1,901
4 Professorville 72 40 - 871

Eating & Drinking

There are about 107 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Downtown North.

People in Downtown North can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for The 3rd DoorThis hip cafe restaurant is attached to its own gym. However, you don’t have to be a member to enjoy their fresh, organic and locally produced menu. Stop in for a healthy lunch or step up and get your fitness on in their gym facility. #patiobar #sidewalkcafe #gym Photo: The 3rd Door

Walk Score Team
on The 3rd Door

Transit Score of Downtown North, Palo Alto, CA

Downtown North has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Downtown North Palo Alto apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Downtown North has some public transportation and about 4 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Downtown North on public transit.

icon for car shares in Downtown North

Downtown North has about 2 car shares from RelayRides and Getaround.

Photo of Johnson Park in Downtown North, Palo Alto

Johnson Park

Photo of Lytton Plaza in Downtown North, Palo Alto

Lytton Plaza

Photo of Au Revoir in Downtown North, Palo Alto

Au Revoir

Photo of Vino Locale in Downtown North, Palo Alto

Vino Locale

thumbnail for Johnson ParkMid-February is an excellent time for a pickup game of beach volleyball at the Johnson Park in sunny Palo Alto.

Tony T.
on Johnson Park

Downtown North is Talking About...

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Downtown North is all about:

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