The neighborhood of North Austin is situated within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
People who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy North Austin. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to check out, like La Follette Park, and they are especially well-distributed, which makes it easy to reach them. This neighborhood is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case around the railway line.
Most of the housing growth in North Austin took place prior to the 1960s. In this neighborhood, roughly 40% of the dwellings are duplexes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even. This area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
Both primary and secondary schools are straightforward to reach on foot from anywhere in this neighborhood. Apart from public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to food, home buyers in North Austin will value that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, this part of Chicago is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, and property owners benefit from a few cafes as well. It is also a reasonably short distance to a decent choice of clothing stores, for instance on Cicero Avenue.
This neighborhood affords property owners several alternative methods of transportation. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, property owners can rely on public transit to travel in this area. This part of the city is also car friendly since coming across a parking spot isn't typically too problematic. Physically active people will value the very walk-friendly character of this area; most common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well.