Stambaugh Heller, Centennial, and Lenolt
Stambaugh Heller is comprised of apartment buildings with some smaller single family homes. It is one of the most-densely populated neighborhoods in the city, with close to 10,000 residents per square mile. The neighborhood is close to downtown and offers residential areas mixed with industrial, retail, and office space. Homes here are at the entry level price point.
The Centennial neighborhood spans from Whipple Avenue south to Main Street and from Veterans Boulevard west to El Camino Real. This area includes historic homes and buildings that make up Old Redwood City, from the San Mateo County Courthouse built in 1910 to the saloon Wyatt Earp used to frequent. Just north of Downtown offers a mix of pre-war bungalows, apartment buildings, and low-rise condos. As part of Redwood City’s downtown Precise Plan, new housing is also being constructed, including high-rise apartment buildings and luxury condos. Orion Alternative Elementary School is located here, which was a California Distinguished School in 2008.
The neighborhood of Lenolt, also nicknamed the “ABC” streets for its alphabetical street names is a great-option for first-time home-buyers offering a combination of affordability and a family-friendly community. The homes here are single family homes built in the 1940s and 1950s and range from two to three bedrooms. This neighborhood is within a mile of downtown Redwood City, close to commute corridors, and the Caltrain station.