The neighborhood of Back of the Yards can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
The character of Back of the Yards is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. There are about 10 green spaces nearby for residents to visit, like Sherman Park, making it very easy to reach them. The noise levels in this neighborhood are also low, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue.
In Back of the Yards, roughly 40% of the dwellings are duplexes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Chicago happened before the 1960s. This neighborhood offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 40% are owners.
It is a short walk to get to primary as well as high schools from most properties for sale in this neighborhood. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. When it comes to eating, it is very often an option for property owners in this part of Chicago to do groceries by walking. Additionally, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices, for example on Paulina Street, and there are also a few coffee shops in Back of the Yards. Home buyers benefit from a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.
This neighborhood permits property owners to travel by different means of transportation. The fairly good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car. In particular, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and bus stops are commonly nearby. This part of the city is also car friendly. Many houses for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, and finding a parking spot is easy. It is very easy for pedestrians to navigate Back of the Yards; many daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.