The neighborhood of East Hyde Park can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in East Hyde Park. Green spaces, like Jackson Park and Burnham Park, are especially well-situated and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, which makes them very easy to reach. This neighborhood has many areas that are very serene and quiet, although other spots can be noisy, especially around the railway line.
Most housing in East Hyde Park was constructed pre-1960, during its latest housing boom. The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. The population residing in this part of Chicago is evenly split between renters and owners. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes.
Residents will welcome that wherever their house is located in East Hyde Park, primary as well as high schools are close by. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as food is concerned, property owners in East Hyde Park will appreciate that a grocery store is always only a rather short walk away. Moreover, there are a good number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. A decent variety of clothing stores is also located within a rather short walking distance.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is simple to move around in East Hyde Park. This part of the city is a fairly pleasant part of Chicago for pedestrians; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. Home buyers can depend on public transit to move around in this area. For example, it is convenient to come across a nearby train station, including the 59th St (U. of Chicago) Station with access to the Metra Electric District Line, from the greater part of homes in the neighborhood. There are a few bus lines, and bus stops are commonly nearby. Driving is also a very good mode of transportation in this area. Finding a parking spot is quite easy, and the majority of properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway.