Garden District


Historic Homes and Local Retail Highlight Tree-Lined Garden District

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Located in northwest Monroe, the Garden District features architectural diversity amid mature trees and foliage. With architectural styles ranging from English Tudor to Spanish Mission to bungalow-style, homes in the Garden District are, on average, 2,700 square feet. The average listing price for 2013 was $267,650.

  • Parks/Outdoor

    The district’s location places it very near two community anchors: the Garden District borders 53-acre Forsythe Park and the Ouachita River, both of which attract families and community events throughout the year. The park has tennis and volleyball courts, a nine-hole golf course, a children’s playground, soccer and baseball fields and a public boat launch for the Ouachita River. Several of Monroe’s 5K races begin at Forsythe Park and continue through the Garden District. The park also serves as the starting point for six municipal bike trails.

  • Shopping

    Residents of the Garden District can walk or bike to numerous retail shops, among them spas and salons, coffee shops, clothing boutiques and outdoor outfitters. Downtown dining options include farm-to-table and locally-owned restaurants, and Pecanland Mall, less than 15 minutes from the neighborhood, contains numerous national and local retailers.


Residents of the Garden District often send their children to these private schools: