The neighborhoods of Kensington and Talmadge are very popular mid city communities. They are filled with older historic homes as the neighborhoods were established in the early 1910-1920’s. There are many homes located on canyons with picturesque open space views. These areas offer a strong community spirit with Talmadge hosting a neighborhood block party, 4th of July Parade, and Thursday night food truck block parties. Kensington boasts a fabulous Main street vibe with wonderful family owned restaurants, small park and library and specialty grocery store. These neighborhoods are always in high demand as they offer a small community feel, having homes with great curb appeal, and an ideal location close to downtown and major highways .