A touch of the Bahamas in Old Town
Bahama Village is a small, culturally significant neighborhood within the boundaries of Old Town. Originally settled by Bahamian immigrants, Bahama Village has retained its identity and independence from its neighbors in Truman Annex and Old Town near Duval and Whitehead Streets.
Its architecture is an eclectic mix of concrete block Mid-Century modern, early 1990s bungalows and Conch cottages. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, home buyers began purchasing and renovating many of these family homes and you will find updated, historically significant homes located in the neighborhood.
Most tourists and locals know Bahama Village for its annual festival and as home to Blue Heaven, one of the island’s most visited restaurants.
- Best features: Close to beaches and state park, as well as Old Town’s bustling restaurants and nightlife. Culturally significant. Prime area for home renovation.
- Getting around: Great for walking and biking. Parking is usually at a premium.
- Street boundaries: Whitehead on the east; Fort Street on the West; Southard Street on the north and United on the south.
- Get more information: City-Data.com compiles Census and other data on Key West’s neighborhoods. You can explore statistical information from household income to age, employment and education – even how long Bahama Village residents have lived there and how long they commute to work.
- See the map: The Key West Association of Realtors has an excellent map detailing the neighborhoods and streets.