This neighborhood is a safe up and coming unique urban neighborhood with many younger residents. New shops are popping up everyday and it is constantly evolving and is highly regarded for its strong sense of community. The South Wedge is also noted for having the most public art in the city outside the Neighborhood of the Arts, has a distinctive Brooklyn vibe with thriving businesses, and the diversity of its neighborhood adds to its energy.
When choosing this neighborhood keep in mind its close proximity to campus and that rent is economical. The U of R Orange Line Shuttle Bus has stops located throughout the neighborhood and provides free transportation to the UR and URMC destinations and is cycle-friendly. If traveling by car your commute should be only ten to 15 minutes.