Historic District at the Heart of Carbondale, IL

By Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 04/28/2011 - 07:59

In the heart of Carbondale, the Arbor District is a quaint grouping of neighborhoods that brings the history of the city to new generations.

The West Walnut Street Historic District here has been registered as a National Historic District since 1975, with more than 50 homes that are at least 100 years old.

The Hundley House is the only home open to the public as a bed and breakfast and gift shop.

The elegant architecture of the other privately owned homes can be admired from the street.

The Arbor District is the city's most diverse neighborhood with residents ranging from retired Carbondale natives to groups of college students rooming in one of the homes that have been transformed into apartments.

The University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale and a variety of other amenities are all within convenient walking distance for anyone living in this area.

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