Highland Pak is a neighborhood on the southeast side of San Antonio. Major roads in the area include Jose Lopez Freeway, Staff Sgt. William J. Bordelon Freeway and Lucian Adams Freeway. Neighborhood residents can travel throughout the city via car, bus or train.
In the beginning of the 20th century, the area now known as Highland Park was farmland. A group of investors bought the town in 1909 and became the Highland Park Improvement Company. The neighborhood is now filled with Craftsman-style architecture, which was popular through the 1920s. E.O. Goldbeck was a famous panoramic photographer whose home and studio was located in Highland Park.
Residents can enjoy the warm San Antonio weather by visiting Highland Park, a green lawn space near the eastern side of the neighborhood. It's the perfect spot to go for a jog or take your dog for a walk. The James A. Bode Community Center sits in the middle of the park.
You'll find several shops, cafes, bakeries and restaurants scattered throughout Highland Park. The streets near the freeway system are especially full of dinning opportunities.
Families that live in Highland Park can send their kids to school at Page Middle School, Highland Park Elementary School or Steele Elementary School.
Dubbed one of the hottest up-and-coming neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Highland Park is a great place to live if you love vintage shops, hip bars, art galleries and cafes. The eastern border of this trendy neighborhood is created by the Arroyo Seco Parkway and the seasonal stream of the same name.
Pet owners frequent Hermon Dog Park, while the Highland Park Recreation Center and Garvanza Park are also popular destinations. Highland Park as a distinct neighborhood vibe, which is unique for LA. Many shops are locally owned, and if you walk into a business on York Boulevard and tell the owner where in Highland Park you live, you'll make an instant friend.
The Highland Park-Garvanza Historic Preservation Overlay Zone is the largest historic district in Los Angeles, and is home to approximately 50 historic and cultural monuments, including Galco's Soda Pop.
The neighborhood has primarily Latino demographics, although it has artistic and hipster enclaves as well. Because of its residents, Highland Park is often cited as having some of the best Mexican food in Los Angeles – the carnitas served by La Estrella food truck are legendary.