About the Neighborhood

   Welcome

   Overview
   History
 

Visit the Neighborhood
   Landmarks
   Churches
   Walking Tours
   Places to  Stay
   People

 

Things to do
   Culture
   Events
   Sports & Outdoors
 

Neighborhood Resources
   Info for Neighbors

   Homes for Sale/Rent
   Neighborhood Org
   Contact us

Welcome! The Near West Side Historic Neighborhood, also known as the West Washington National Historic District, is located just west of downtown South Bend. Included in the National Register of Historic Places since 1975, it is one of the city’s oldest and best preserved historic districts. On these web pages, you'll learn about the rich history of the neighborhood, its many appealing features, and the resources that are available to neighborhood residents.