The neighborhood of Goose Island is situated in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Goose Island. It is very easy to find bustling streets in this part of Chicago. There is a broad selection of entertainment venues, there are often many people around, and with its approximately 10 nightlife venues, there are options for nighttime activities. Public green spaces, like Seward Park, are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to check out, which results in them being easy to access from most locations within this neighborhood.
In Goose Island, roughly 70% of buildings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. The median year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1995. This area has a selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while owners make up the remainder.
Residents will appreciate that no matter where their home is located in Goose Island, primary as well as high schools are nearby. Property buyers can choose between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning food, house buyers in Goose Island will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Chestnut Street is among the best streets for food stores. Likewise, with over 50 restaurants and around 20 coffee shops, Goose Island is a great area in which to eat out. It is also especially easy to reach a number of clothing stores on foot.
Goose Island permits home owners to get around using a variety of methods of transportation. Owing to 2 rapid transit stations (Sedgwick Station and North/Clybourn Station) with access to the Brown Line, Red Line and Purple Line, and a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city is especially transit friendly. Commuting by car is also convenient in Goose Island. Parking is easy, and it is a short drive to the closest highway, such as Interstate 90, from any location in Goose Island. Physically active people will be pleased with the very pedestrian-friendly nature of Goose Island; running daily errands is very convenient on foot, and countless businesses of different types can be found as well.