Renowned for its close proximity to downtown Iowa City, the University of Iowa campus, U of I Hospitals and Clinics and health colleges, law college, and arts and sports facilities, Manville Heights is a mature and highly sought neighborhood with diverse architecture from the prevalent early-twentieth-century homes to remodeled modern interpretations. For decades, faculty, artists, physicians, and other professionals have made their homes in one of Iowa City’s proudest neighborhoods.
Location: West of downtown Iowa City just across the Iowa River, Manville Heights is located in the transition along the river between Iowa City and Coralville
Origin: Once lined with fishing cabins along the river, Manville Heights became a favorite for faculty, health professionals and University staff as the UI campus extended west of the Iowa River
Schools: Lincoln Elementary, Southeast Junior High, City High School