The neighborhood of Grand Crossing is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
There are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Grand Crossing, despite its sometimes busy atmosphere. It is easy to get to public green spaces in the neighborhood since there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in. Finally, this neighborhood has many sections that are very serene and quiet, although other spots can be noisy, especially closer to one of the railway lines.
Most homes in Grand Crossing were built before the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom. About one third of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in this part of the city, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. Renters occupy about 70% of the units in Grand Crossing whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. This neighborhood has a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A grocery store is generally accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in Grand Crossing. In addition, a restaurant is generally just around the corner, for example on 67th Place. It is also easy to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. Concerning education, it is a very short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Grand Crossing. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Grand Crossing allows home owners to travel by several alternative modes of transportation. Most houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in areas that are very conducive to traveling on foot; all daily needs can be met by walking, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity. Thanks to 2 train stations (e.g., 75th St (Grand Crossing) Station and Stony Island Station) on the Metra Electric District Line, and a few nearby bus lines, house buyers can rely on public transit to move around in this neighborhood. This neighborhood is also a fairly convenient part of Chicago for moving around by car. Nearby highways are very easy to access from anywhere in Grand Crossing, and parking is quite easy.