The neighborhood of Hyde Park is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
The character of Hyde Park is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. The noise levels in this area are reasonably low, as the streets are usually tranquil - although that is not the case around the railway line. Finally, most locations in the neighborhood have reasonably good access to parks, like Washington Park, since there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to visit and getting to a park from the majority of houses for sale is very easy.
Most housing in Hyde Park was constructed prior to the 1960s, during its latest housing boom. In this area, about 55% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. Renters occupy around two thirds of the properties in the neighborhood while the rest are occupied by owners. This part of Chicago also has a very good choice of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A supermarket is usually accessible within a very short walk from most properties for sale in Hyde Park. Moreover, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also easy to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot, for instance on 57th Street. When it comes to education, primary as well as high schools are especially easy to walk to from anywhere in Hyde Park. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Hyde Park provides home buyers with several alternative methods of transportation. The public transit system in Hyde Park is very accessible due to 2 train stations (e.g., 51st/53rd St (Hyde Park) Station and 55th - 56th - 57th St Station) on the Metra Electric District Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Commuting by car is also easy in Hyde Park. It is a rather short car ride to the closest highway from any location in this neighborhood. Hyde Park is very well-suited for walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and there are also a fair number of businesses close by.