About the 3rd Ward

History of the 3rd Ward

University City’s 3rd Ward (generally the neighborhoods north of Olive Blvd.) is an affordable middle neighborhood* that has traditionally been working and middle class. With strategic investment and community engagement, this neighborhood can remain affordable while continuing to grow and thrive. 


Housing Market Analysis – 3rd Ward
(Department of Community Development)

*EA "Middle Neighborhood"

According to Shelterforce, “Middle neighborhoods are places where home prices are generally affordable to the average household. But, these neighborhoods are often on the edge between growth and decline.” (see full article here)