The neighborhood of Old Irving Park is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Old Irving Park offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. There are numerous things to do in this area for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though the nightlife is limited, the streets are very often busy with people. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to visit, including Kilbourn Park, and they are especially well-spread out, making it easy to get to them from numerous locations in the neighborhood.
Old Irving Park experienced its latest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available homes are from this time period. In this area, around 30% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. The population residing in this part of Chicago is evenly split between owners and renters. This area also has a very good variety of housing size options; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is very convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from any home in Old Irving Park. Additionally, there are a good number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores, for instance along Pulaski Road. With respect to education, residents will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in Old Irving Park, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Residents have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is very easy to move around in Old Irving Park. The very good public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle due to Irving Park Station with access to the Blue Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Commuting by car is also very convenient in Old Irving Park. It is easy to park, and it is a very short car ride to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 90, from anywhere in Old Irving Park. It is very convenient for pedestrians to move around in this part of the city; running daily errands is straightforward on foot, and there are also a good number of businesses nearby.