The neighborhood of Homan Square is situated within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Homan Square offers a slower-paced atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near the railway line. Lastly, parks are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, resulting in them being very easy to get to from most locations within this area.
Most of the housing growth in Homan Square took place pre-1960. In this part of the city, about 45% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. Renters occupy about 80% of the properties in Homan Square while the rest are occupied by owners. This neighborhood has quite a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is especially convenient to reach the closest grocery store by walking from any location in this area. Moreover, those who like to eat in restaurants or cafes will have a fair number of options in this neighborhood. It is also easy to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, it is a very short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in Homan Square. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is very easy to travel in Homan Square. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, commuting by public transit is straightforward in Homan Square. This area is also car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Interstate 290, are especially easy to drive to from anywhere in this neighborhood. It is very convenient for pedestrians to navigate Homan Square; most daily errands can be run on foot, and many businesses are quite nearby.