The neighborhood of Illinois Medical District is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Illinois Medical District has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. This part of the city has many places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Although the nightlife is quiet, there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, not to mention that there are relatively few people around most of the time. Most areas in Illinois Medical District are quiet, as the streets tend to be calm - although that is not the case closer to Interstate 290, Eisenhower Expressway or one of the railway lines. Public green spaces are especially well-distributed and there are a few of them nearby for residents to relax in, which makes them easy to access from the majority of locations within this part of Chicago.
In Illinois Medical District, about 45% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of the city experienced its biggest housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This part of Chicago has an excellent choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 70% of the properties in the neighborhood whereas the rest are occupied by owners.
Property owners in Illinois Medical District will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. In addition, those who enjoy eating out won't have to go far in Illinois Medical District, where a few restaurants and a few cafes are available, for instance along Western Avenue. A reasonable selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. With respect to education, locals will appreciate that wherever their house is situated in Illinois Medical District, primary as well as high schools are close by. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
This part of Chicago permits home buyers to travel using various methods of transportation. Walking is very feasible for residents in Illinois Medical District; carrying out daily needs is very convenient, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Owing to Polk Station on the Pink Line, and a few nearby bus lines, getting around by public transit is very easy in this area. Moving around by car is also convenient in this area. It is very convenient to park, and the majority of properties for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 290.