5 Reasons to Live in Downtown Henderson, NV
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Located just 15 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip with views of the Strip and Lake Mead, the historic Water Street District of the City of Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city. Perfect for modern professionals who love the convenience, culture and the hustle & bustle of city living while being close enough to get away from it all for the relaxing peace & quiet Nevada has to offer.

1. History

Henderson was officially founded in 1941, but its history actually dates back much further than that. The area was originally settled by the Anasazi people over 10,000 years ago, and was later inhabited by the Paiute tribe. In the late 1800s, explorers discovered a rich vein of magnesium-laden ore in the nearby mountains, and the town of Henderson was born. 

Water Street was one of the first areas to be developed in Henderson. In the early 1900s, it was the main street of the town, and was home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and businesses. Today, Water Street is a thriving hub of activity, with a vibrant arts scene, numerous festivals and events throughout the year, and plenty of opportunities to shop, dine, and relax. 

2. Location, Location, Location

Downtown Water Street in Henderson, NV is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. This charming area features a variety of unique shops, restaurants, Lifeguard Stadium, and cultural attractions that are sure to delight visitors of all ages. 

3. Attractions

Lifeguard Arena, Home to the Henderson Silver Knights is a top-of-the-line ice rink complex that offers something for everyone. With two NHL-sized ice rinks, a pro shop, a physical therapy center, a restaurant, and a bar, it is a premier destination for ice sports enthusiasts, recreational skaters, and anyone looking for a fun and exciting experience. Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or just looking to try something new, Lifeguard Arena has everything you need to have a great time on the ice. 

One of the most popular attractions in Downtown Water Street is the Water Street District. This charming area features a variety of shops and restaurants housed in historic buildings, as well as a weekly farmers market and a variety of cultural events throughout the year. 

Another must-visit attraction in the area is the Clark County Museum. This fascinating museum features exhibits on Henderson’s history, as well as on the broader history of the Las Vegas Valley. Visitors can explore a variety of historic buildings, including a railroad depot, a schoolhouse, and a ghost town. 

4. Dining

No visit to Downtown Water Street would be complete without sampling some of the area’s delicious cuisine. From classic American fare to international cuisine, there’s something for everyone in this foodie paradise. 

One of the most popular restaurants in the area is the Kitchen at Atomic. This cozy eatery serves up classic comfort food with a modern twist, and features a rotating menu of seasonal dishes. 

For those in the mood for Italian cuisine, Pasta Shop Ristorante is a must-visit. This family-owned restaurant has been serving up delicious pasta dishes for over 30 years, and is famous for its homemade sauces and fresh ingredients. 

Juan’s Flaming Fajitas is one of the premier Mexican Style restaurants in all of Las Vegas! 

The Watermark will also be home to Parkway Tavern, Pacific Diner, World of Wings, Hardbean Coffee Bar, Soda Oasis, Speakeasy & more right inside the building! 

5. Shopping

Downtown Water Street is a shopper’s paradise, with a variety of unique shops and boutiques to explore. One of the most popular spots for shopping is the Pottery Shop, which features a variety of handmade ceramics and pottery pieces. 

Another great spot for shopping is the Emerald Island Casino, which features a variety of slot machines and table games, as well as a gift shop selling souvenirs and other items. 

Water Street is also conveniently near all the major retail stores you could possibly need. 

Your New Home!

With its charming streets, unique shops and restaurants, and fascinating cultural attractions, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant and thriving area. WestCorp Management Group is set to open The Watermark; a mixed-use community this Summer right in the heart of the Water Street District. So why not make The Watermark your new home and experience all that Downtown Water Street has to offer? The Watermark will be Pre-Leasing starting in May and you can browse their property portfolio here at www.thewatermarkhenderson.com