Dorsey Riverbend is one of the communities near the hyper-active Las Olas Boulevard, and is one of the many communities in the area that has a combination of single family homes and multi-unit residential buildings. Most of the residents in this enclave are renters, with a mere 25% of the population being homeowners living in their own homes. Being a few blocks away from Las Olas Boulevard, this community is ideal for those who want to be near where the action is but at the same time, not too close for it to be crowded or noisy.
The neighborhood stretches from Sistrunk Boulevard to the north down to West Broward Boulevard to the south, and from Northwest 9th Avenue to the east to the North Fork New River in the Reverend Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park to the west. The community has two of the biggest elementary schools in the county within its borders, which are the North Fork Elementary School, located near the southwestern corner of the enclave, and the Walker Elementary School, near its northeastern border.
People who live in this neighborhood love it because of many reasons, and these include the fact that it is family friendly, pet friendly, and has many parks nearby. Another reason people cite for living here include the atmosphere, the diversity, their neighbors, and the walkability of the place. People who choose to reside in this enclave often enjoy a number of common interests, and these include music, family, church, food, and relaxing.