The neighborhood of Lake Calumet is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
There is a broad selection of green spaces in Lake Calumet. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore, like Gately Stadium Park, and they are very well-spread out, resulting in them being easy to get to from a large number of locations in this neighborhood. Lastly, it is relatively serene in this part of the city, since there are very few people out and about on the streets.
Renters occupy roughly three quarters of the units in the neighborhood while owners occupy the remainder. In this neighborhood, roughly 40% of the dwellings are townhouses, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. This area experienced its most significant housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing stock is from this era. This neighborhood has a good choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A fraction of property owners in Lake Calumet may be able to reach the closest supermarket on foot, while others will need a vehicle. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants in close proximity. Concerning education, there are only a few high schools and primary schools in Lake Calumet and for this reason they can be an extended walk away.
This neighborhood is especially car friendly. Parking is generally easy, and it is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 94, from anywhere in this part of Chicago. On the other hand, the public transit service in Lake Calumet is sometimes poor. Thankfully, there are about 10 bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not especially far from most homes. It is inconvenient for pedestrians to navigate Lake Calumet as running common errands is sometimes difficult.