Norwood Park West is a neighborhood within Chicago, Illinois.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Norwood Park West. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be quite tranquil - although that is not the case near the railway line. Finally, although the neighborhood does not contain any green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, resulting in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations within Norwood Park West.
In Norwood Park West, the majority of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this area were built before the 1960s, when most of the housing growth took place. This neighborhood has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 90% of the population of this neighborhood own their home whereas the rest are renters.
The nearest grocery store in Norwood Park West is generally only a reasonably short walk away. Additionally, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of choices. With regards to education, it is a short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Norwood Park West. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
This part of Chicago provides home owners with the choice between a diversity of modes of transportation. With a few nearby bus lines, Norwood Park West is a fairly convenient part of Chicago for traveling by public transit. The car is very often the preferred approach to navigate this part of the city. Parking is easy, and the majority of homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 90. It is easy for people traveling on foot to move around in this neighborhood; many day-to-day needs can be carried out without the use of a car.