The neighborhood of Chicago Lawn is situated within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
The character of Chicago Lawn is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually peaceful. Lastly, although this area does not contain any parks, parks are very well-located in nearby neighborhoods, making them easy to get to.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of buildings in Chicago Lawn, while large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred pre-1960. This area has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even.
The nearest supermarket in Chicago Lawn is usually only a very short walk away. Kedzie Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. Likewise, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, for instance on Albany Avenue, and a small number of cafes is available as well. It is also a rather short walk to a good choice of clothing stores, for instance on Mozart Street. Regarding education, it is a short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Chicago Lawn.
Chicago Lawn is a very good neighborhood for environmentally friendly transportation options. The public transit network in this part of Chicago is convenient by reason of a few nearby bus lines. However, a car is a sometimes poor transportation option in Chicago Lawn because most real estate listings are an extended drive from the nearest highway, and parking is not especially easy. Chicago Lawn is very conducive to traveling on foot; running day-to-day errands is very convenient on foot, and a good number of businesses of different types can be found as well.