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Address: Tennessee and Indiana streets, Sixth and Eight streets, Lawrence, KS
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Old West Lawrence

Great houses and places to see - just makes you realize what the town is like. Comfortable and homey. Easy to see things.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Stormyjoy
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Lawrence, Kansas
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Lawrence, Kansas
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great houses and places to see - just makes you realize what the town is like. Comfortable and homey. Easy to see things.

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Thank Stormyjoy
Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

There's a lot of neat older homes in the area that have been kept up well. If you like beautiful architecture, this is a place to come. Love the old cobbles streets in the area too. You need to watch out for the sidewalks though. A lot of them are buckled from the tree roots.

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Thank smilingbee2016
New York City, New York
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3,974 reviews
1,981 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 535 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

A very nice older neighborhood. Showcasing some wonderful architecture and homes. The neighborhood may be changing it seems but it still looks fairly nice. And most of the homes are well kept. Worth a look if you are driving around Lawrence

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Thank Bernardo F
Kansas City, Missouri
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55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

This area of Lawrence is full of college students, parties, and there's nothing at all to do. Many of the houses are decrepit from being rentals and should be torn down.

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Hays, Kansas, United States
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I love walking my dogs in the area. Plenty to see while the dogs get exercise! There is a lot of traffic on Tennessee, but usually cars are respectful if you need to cross.

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1 Thank Yvelisse R
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

The history jumps out at you. It is best to pick up a pamphlet at the Lawrence visitor's centre and take one of the suggested walking tours. Wear shoes that are good on cobblestones and brick streets.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

Old West Lawrence one of the first neighborhoods in Lawrence, settled soon after the city was founded in the 1860s. It has a large number and variety of beautiful homes. It is best appreciated on an architectural or home tour. The area also includes some areas that are rebuilt and not of much interest, but there are some streets that... More 

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Thank Robert S
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Takes you back in time to old town America,but with so many things to see and do. Refreshing,beautiful,safe and friendly. All the things you want to be around! Stop on by !

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Thank Pamcha
Lawrence, Kansas
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764 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

Blocks and blocks of mostly Victorian ear homes offer a look back over one hundred years at the history and style of old Lawrence. Drive through and enjoy the variety of finishes and the quaintness.

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1 Thank buffalojim67
LAGO VISTA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2012

The old turn of the century houses are a must see. Many are painted in the style of the "painted ladies" of other cities.

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