Located in Illinois, United States, the village of North Riverside is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
The character of North Riverside is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is good for those who like a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however noise can be an issue around the railway line. Finally, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, such as Commons Park and Veterans Park, which makes them very easy to reach.
Around 70% of the units in the village are occupied by home owners and 30% are rented. In this village, many of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This village experienced its main housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
In this village, locals will usually be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. Concerning eating, it is straightforward to access the closest grocery store on foot in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area in this village. Furthermore, a restaurant is often just around the corner, for example on Cermak Road, and there are also a few cafes in North Riverside. House buyers can find a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance.
This village will draw physically active house buyers as it is quite suitable for walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. The best means of transportation in North Riverside is usually driving. It is very easy to access a place to park. However, the public transit network in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is rather poor. Nevertheless, the village is linked by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop.