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Where to Live in Downtown Wilkes-Barre!

Looking for that “Walk to Everything” lifestyle? Look no further than Downtown Wilkes-Barre!

Downtown Wilkes-Barre is more than a place to work or shop – it is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s premier walk-to-everything neighborhood!

In Downtown, you can live within an easy stroll of offices, shopping, entertainment, parks, cultural institutions, and schools and universities.

Who lives Downtown? Students, young professionals, families, empty nesters, and senior citizens – all living in the center city neighborhood that’s been named a “Walkers Paradise” by!

Downtown housing options range from restored Victorian town houses, to loft condominiums, to high-rise apartment buildings. Downtown contains approximately 1,855 housing units, or 9% of the City of Wilkes-Barre’s total stock.

The residents of Downtown Wilkes-Barre work to improve their neighborhood via the Downtown Residents Association, which has been active since 2001. The DRA offers a full range of programs and activities throughout the year.