The neighborhood of Calumet River is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
There is a wide selection of green spaces in Calumet River. It is easy to reach public green spaces in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, including Bradley Park. Due to the presence of very few pedestrians, this part of Chicago remains relatively quiet.
In Calumet River, about half of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of the city has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even. This neighborhood experienced its main housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era.
It is often practical for property owners in this part of Chicago to buy groceries by walking. When it comes to education, residents will welcome that no matter where their house is located in Calumet River, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
Calumet River is very car friendly. It is very convenient to access a place to park. However, traveling by public transit is difficult in Calumet River. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and the closest bus stop is usually close by. It is impractical for pedestrians to move around in Calumet River since very few daily errands can be run on foot.