Edgewater Glen is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.
Edgewater Glen is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the feel of this neighborhood. Overall, finding vibrant places is very easy in this area. Even though the nightlife is quiet, there are often masses of people around. Edgewater Glen is reasonably quiet, as the streets are generally tranquil. Although this area does not contain any parks, parks are very well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, making it very easy to access them.
In Edgewater Glen, around 40% of buildings are small apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of the city also has an excellent choice of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas renters occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Chicago occurred before the 1960s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Edgewater Glen. Furthermore, owing to a few restaurants and 0 cafes, this part of the city is a fairly good area in which to eat out. It is also easy to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are especially easy to access on foot from any location in Edgewater Glen.
This part of the city permits property owners to get around by various modes of transportation. Active property owners will enjoy the very pedestrian-friendly character of Edgewater Glen; most day-to-day needs are very convenient to meet by walking, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The public transit system in this neighborhood is very accessible as a result of one nearby bus line. This area is also quite car friendly. Most properties for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway.