What is an Urban Recreation District?

The Avenues’ Urban Recreation District (URD) is the jumping-off point to all your favorite activities. Simply moving through the space is a cultural experience that you don’t want to miss with connections to iconic parks, neighborhoods and trails.

Travel on The Avenues by walking, bicycling, scooting, and driving. The district is an incubator of urban experiments that reinforces the neighborhood’s commitment to creatively engaging people to explore the outdoors. The Avenues’ reputation for activity and culture is known throughout the metro, providing enriching memories that lasts generations — eclectic mix of architecture, mobility options, unique shopping experiences, foodie favorites, housing choices, and undiscovered moments of fun with friends.

The URD is the path to a healthy and happy community.