Avalon Park is a neighborhood within Chicago, Illinois.
Avalon Park offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This neighborhood is reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is easy to get to parks from most locations in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing roughly half of buildings in Avalon Park, and large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This area has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. Most homes in this neighborhood were built prior to the 1960s, during its most significant housing boom.
In Avalon Park, residents will almost always be able to get to both primary and secondary schools by walking. When it comes to food, it is usually possible for house buyers in this part of the city to do grocery shopping on foot. In addition, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, and there are also a few coffee shops in Avalon Park. A decent selection of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance.
This area enables house buyers to move around by a variety of modes of transportation. This part of Chicago will attract physically active house buyers because it is very well-suited for traveling on foot; all common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and plenty of businesses are nearby. This part of the city has a fairly good public transit infrastructure. More specifically, train stations, including the 83rd St (Avalon Park) Station and 79th St (Chatham) Station with access to the Metra Electric District Line, are generally a short walk away from the bulk of houses in the neighborhood. There are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most homes. Avalon Park is also a fairly convenient part of Chicago for driving. Finding a place to park is easy, and the majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the closest highway.