The neighborhood of Margate Park is situated within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Margate Park is a great part of Chicago for home buyers who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding things to do is easy in this area. Even though relatively few of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are often lots of people around, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located very close by. Argyle Street is among the most lively streets in this neighborhood. Public green spaces, like Lincoln Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, making them very easy to access.
The predominance of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Margate Park is an important part of its character. This part of the city also has a good choice of unit sizes; there is a higher proportion of one bedroom homes in this area. Roughly 70% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 30% are occupied by owners. Most of the housing growth in this part of Chicago occurred before the 1960s.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to access on foot from most properties for sale in Margate Park. With regards to eating, it is very often practical for home buyers in this neighborhood to shop for general and specialty groceries on foot. Moreover, thanks to a few-odd restaurants and cafes in Margate Park, there is generally a place to get some food or drink just around the corner.
Margate Park will please home owners that value a diversity of means of transportation. The public transit service in this part of Chicago is very good due to a few nearby bus lines. Margate Park is also very car friendly. It is a very short car ride to the closest highway from anywhere in this neighborhood. Margate Park will attract physically active people since it is very well-suited for traveling on foot; running daily errands is especially convenient on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses close by.