Whittier is bounded by 23rd and MLK, Downing and York. The Whittier neighborhood is named after which was named after John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), an abolitionist poet and a founding member of the American Republican political party. Whittier is filled with large and mid sized beautiful Victorian homes as well as turn of the century transitional and craftsman bungalows. The close proximity to downtown, restaurant row, and City Park has made this a popular spot for young professionals and families seeking the best of both worlds – city life and a home with room to grow and a back yard. KJ’s Coffee Bar and The Whittier are the popular gathering spots for the locals.
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