Revived is the best word to use for the Benson Area, with its influx of new restaurants, pubs, health food stores, and family entertainment venues. There are also unique shopping opportunities from consignment stores to cigar stores! Close to major streets, the downtown area sits between the Northwest Radial and 72nd St for easy access to all points, so you don't have to travel far to get whatever you need. One of the most eclectic areas of Omaha, you will love the annual Farmer's Market between May and September. The area has highly ranked schools and is home to the "Benson Bunnies" which compete both academically and in sports. Founded in 1904, it is one of the oldest schools in the in the state, is part of the Omaha Public School system and is a magnet school for academic research and innovation. Homes in the area are moderately priced and feature uniqueness and "character". The rejuvenation of the area is supported by many and the community is growing and flourishing.