The village of Addison, Illinois is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of Addison is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. Most areas in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case around the railway line, Interstate 355 or Interstate 290. Finally, it is easy to access parks from most locations in the village since there are approximately 30 of them close by for residents to check out.
Roughly 55% of the dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Addison, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Most of the housing growth in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area occurred between 1960 and 1980. This village also has a good choice of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in Addison whereas the remainder are rented.
It is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most properties for sale in Addison. On the other hand, it can be difficult to access high schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding food, the nearest grocery store in this village is generally only a reasonably short walk away. There are also over 100 restaurants and coffee shops in Addison.
A car is an excellent transportation option in Addison. Most properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 290, and it is especially convenient to come across a parking spot. However, traveling by transit can be very difficult in Addison due to the service's low frequency. Thankfully, home owners benefit from a few bus lines. It is sometimes difficult for pedestrians to navigate this part of the Chicago metropolitan area as running daily errands is at times challenging on foot.