The neighborhood of Printers Row is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Printers Row is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are a very large number of lively parts in this neighborhood for those looking for a dynamic vibe. The streets are almost always busy with people, there is an extensive selection of entertainment venues, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located around the corner. Public green spaces are very easy to get to since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
In Printers Row, the overwhelming majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly single detached homes. This part of the city has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while renters occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place pre-1960.
It is usually feasible for property owners in Printers Row to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. Furthermore, thanks to 10-odd restaurants and cafes in Printers Row, there is almost always a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. A great variety of clothing stores is also available within a very short walking distance. Concerning education, house buyers will find that wherever their home is located in Printers Row, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
Printers Row is an excellent part of Chicago for environmentally friendly transportation options. Owing to approximately 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Printers Row is very accessible. In contrast, driving is a somewhat poor means of transportation in this neighborhood. That being said, it is a very short car ride to the closest highway from any home in this part of the city. This area is especially suitable for walking; running day-to-day errands is very easy, and there are also innumerable businesses close by.