The neighborhood of Burnside is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Burnside offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Chicago is quiet, as the streets are reasonably calm - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is easy to access parks in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in.
In Burnside, most of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Chicago has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 45% are renters. This neighborhood experienced its most significant housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing stock is from this era.
It is a short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from any location in Burnside. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. When it comes to food, a supermarket is generally accessible within a very short walk from most homes for sale in this part of the city. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, for instance along Cottage Grove Avenue.
Burnside will draw property owners that use different modes of transportation. Burnside is well-suited for walking; many day-to-day errands can be run on foot. Traveling by public transit is easy in this part of the city due to 91st St Station with access to the Metra Electric District Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Driving is also a very good medium of transportation in this area. Most real estate listings are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, and it is easy to find a parking spot.