Best neighborhoods to retire

If life after work means more than a beach chair, the best place to retire might be the big city. We looked at 30 of the nation's largest metro areas and found the right neighborhoods for you.

Fort Worth, TX
Best place to retire: Cultural District
Pros: So much close by - parks, museums, a river, and a university.
Cons: Slim pickings for shopping and not much public transportation.
Real estate: Condos from $250,000 and up; townhouses from $450,000 and up. Almost all-new construction.
Condos are going up in downtown Fort Worth, but the area isn't really cooking yet. You might take a chance a little further west on new residences in the Cultural District.

Walk to the top-notch Kimbell Art Museum, as well as museums that specialize in modern art and 19th century American art. Or maybe you'd rather go to the Will Rogers Memorial Center or The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.

Nearby are Trinity Park and the beautiful Botanical Gardens. Texas Christian University is right across the river. New condo and townhouse developments are going up right in the district along Camp Bowie Boulevard.

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Hudson Heights

Tudor City

South Loop


Marine District

Liberty Station

Penn Quarter

Woodley Park

Pearl District

Goose Hollow

South Park

Museum District

Copper Square

Washington Square


Arts District




Mass Ave


Short North

Warehouse District

South Main

Cultural District

Mt. Vernon


Back Bay


East Town


East Market District

East Las Vegas

Midtown Nashville

Midtown Atlanta
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