Lincolnwood is a village located in the Chicago metropolitan area, which is part of Illinois, United States.
The character of Lincolnwood is exemplified by its slower-paced atmosphere. Green spaces, such as Columbia Park and Central Park, are very well-spread out and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in, making them easy to reach. This village is also reasonably good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near Edens Expressway or the railway line.
The predominant housing types in Lincolnwood are single detached homes and row houses. Most homes in this village were constructed pre-1960, during its main housing boom. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 85% of the population of this village own their home while renters make up the remainder.
It is a rather short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most homes for sale in Lincolnwood. Regarding eating, it is very easy to access the closest supermarket by walking in Lincolnwood in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Devon Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. Likewise, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and residents are served by a few cafes as well. House buyers benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores.
Traveling on foot is reasonably feasible for residents in Lincolnwood; many daily needs are convenient to meet on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. Moving around by car is straightforward in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Edens Expressway, from anywhere in this village, and it is very convenient to access a place to park. However, traveling by public transit is at times challenging in Lincolnwood. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the village, and most residences are very close to a bus stop.