The neighborhood of Heart of Chicago can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Heart of Chicago offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Finding things to do in this area is easy. Even though the nightlife is limited, there are usually a large number of people around. Cermak Road is among the most active streets in this part of Chicago. Public green spaces, including Harrison Park, are very well-distributed and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, which makes it easy to get to them.
In Heart of Chicago, roughly 55% of buildings are small apartment buildings, and the rest of the homes are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. This neighborhood also has a variety of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred before the 1960s.
Residents will welcome that no matter where their home is located in this area, primary as well as high schools are close by. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Heart of Chicago. Moreover, those who appreciate dining out won't have to go far in this part of Chicago, where over 50 restaurants and a few cafes can be found. It is also easy to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot, for instance along Hoyne Avenue.
Heart of Chicago offers house buyers several alternative methods of transportation. Walking is especially feasible for house buyers in this area; running common errands is very convenient by walking, and plenty of businesses are quite close by. The public transit service in Heart of Chicago is very good. More specifically, rapid transit stations, such as 18th Station, Damen Station and Western Station with access to the Pink Line, are not very far away from the greater part of residences in the neighborhood. Property owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is usually very close. Heart of Chicago is also car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway.