Downtown Corpus Christi has found a new lease on life. It’s known as the Marina Arts District and now offers a more modern and urban lifestyle with walkable streets lined with restaurants and bars, a weekly farmers' market and pet-friendly parks and patios throughout the neighborhood.

Find historic buildings converted to urban style lofts and sleek new apartment homes and condominiums with views and all within walking distance to the T-heads, marinas, bayfront and seawall.

Every major event, from sailing regattas, art walks, graduations and weddings to sporting events, live music in the park and cultural activities, happens in and around the Marina Arts District. This is where Corpus Christi truly lives.

Corpus Christi has a cost of living that is below the national average. Homes in the area are also exceptionally affordable. The median listing price for a home in Corpus Christi is $195,000, according to