Lincoln Square is a neighborhood within Chicago, Illinois.
Lincoln Square offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. It is very easy to find lively places in this part of the city. Even though relatively few of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. Main streets, such as Lincoln Avenue, are very good for those who enjoy going out. Although the neighborhood does not contain any public green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, making it easy to access them from the majority of locations in the neighborhood.
Roughly 30% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Lincoln Square, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of the city has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighborhood is evenly split between owners and renters. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place pre-1960.
It is especially convenient to access both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from most houses for sale in Lincoln Square. Additionally, owing to 40-odd restaurants and cafes in this neighborhood, there is typically a place to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. A good selection of clothing stores is also located within a rather short walking distance. As far as education is concerned, both primary and secondary schools are especially easy to reach on foot from any location in Lincoln Square.
This part of Chicago is a great neighborhood for eco-friendly transportation options. Traveling on foot is very feasible for property owners in this area; all daily errands can be run on foot, and there are also a large number of businesses in proximity. This part of Chicago is home to a great public transit system thanks to Western Station on the Brown Line, and a few nearby bus lines. On the other hand, traveling by car is at times difficult in Lincoln Square since the city block layout is not very well suited for cars, and parking is not very easy.