The neighborhood of Jackson Park Highlands is situated within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Jackson Park Highlands. This area is quiet overall, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near the railway line. Lastly, the majority of locations in the neighborhood have fairly good access to green spaces, like Jackson Park, since there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in and getting to a park is easy from most homes.
The majority of the housing stock of Jackson Park Highlands consists of small apartment buildings and large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly single detached homes. This neighborhood offers mainly two bedroom and one bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 70% of the units in Jackson Park Highlands while owners occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place prior to the 1960s.
It is very often feasible for house buyers in Jackson Park Highlands to do grocery shopping on foot. Moreover, there are a good number of options for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. A decent variety of clothing stores can also be found within a reasonably short walking distance. With respect to education, both primary and secondary schools are very easy to access on foot from anywhere in this part of the city.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is convenient to travel in this part of the city. Most homes for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are especially conducive to traveling on foot; many daily needs are convenient to carry out by walking, and a variety of businesses are reasonably nearby. Owing to Bryn Mawr Station with access to the Metra Electric District Line, and a few nearby bus lines, the public transit service in Jackson Park Highlands is very good. This part of Chicago is also reasonably car friendly. Nearby highways are easy to drive to from any location in Jackson Park Highlands.