The neighborhood of Fifth City is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
People who prefer a slower-paced ambience will enjoy Fifth City. It is very easy to access parks since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in. This area is also reasonably quiet, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near the railway line, Eisenhower Expressway or Interstate 290.
In Fifth City, around 45% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of Chicago experienced its biggest housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the city has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 15% are occupied by owners.
Both primary and secondary schools are very easy to access on foot from most properties for sale in this part of Chicago. With regards to food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Fifth City. Furthermore, a restaurant is generally just around the corner. It is also a rather short distance to a reasonable variety of clothing stores.
This neighborhood provides property owners with several alternative methods of transportation. A majority of the homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are especially well-suited for traveling on foot; most daily needs are straightforward to meet by walking, and various businesses are reasonably close by. Fifth City is home to a very good public transit infrastructure. More specifically, rapid transit stations, including Kedzie-Homan Station with access to the Blue Line, are commonly close by from the bulk of residences in the neighborhood. There are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and bus stops are usually nearby. Fifth City is also car friendly. It is a very short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 290, from any home in this neighborhood, and it is easy to come across a place to park.