North Center is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in North Center. It is very easy to find bustling areas in this part of the city. Despite the fact that few of entertainment venues can be found nearby, there are usually a large number of people around, and with its approximately 20 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, including California Park and Horner Park, and they are especially well-distributed, which results in them being easy to access from numerous locations in the neighborhood.
About 30% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in North Center, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of Chicago experienced its biggest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available homes are from this era. This area has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between renters and home owners is about even.
Both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from most houses for sale in North Center. In addition, there are over 100 restaurants and about 10 cafes to benefit from in this area. It is also convenient to reach a variety of clothing stores on foot, for instance along Lincoln Avenue. Concerning education, locals will welcome the proximity to primary as well as high schools, which are within walking distance from all properties for sale in North Center. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
North Center permits home buyers to move around using a diversity of methods of transportation. This neighborhood is an extremely pleasant part of Chicago for pedestrians; all daily needs can be met by walking, and various businesses are very close by. Thanks to 2 rapid transit stations (Addison Station and Irving Park Station) with access to the Brown Line, and a few nearby bus lines, traveling by public transit is straightforward in this neighborhood. North Center is also quite car friendly. Nearby highways are quite easy to reach from any location in this area.