The neighborhood of Hegewisch can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
The character of Hegewisch is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. It is very easy to get to green spaces in the neighborhood, since most residences have one close by and there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
In Hegewisch, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of Chicago has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 30% are occupied by renters. Most homes in this part of the city were constructed before the 1960s, during its most significant housing boom.
Locals will find that no matter where their property is situated in Hegewisch, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Residents benefit from public and private elementary schools. As far as eating is concerned, a supermarket is ordinarily accessible within a short walk from most homes for sale in this part of Chicago. There are also around 20 restaurants in Hegewisch.
A car is a very good mode of transportation in this area. It is very convenient to come across a parking spot. In contrast, Hegewisch is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most properties are very close to a bus stop. It is difficult for people traveling on foot to move around in Hegewisch since running common errands is inconvenient by walking.