The neighborhood of Ravenswood Gardens is situated in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
No matter what type of character home buyers prefer in a neighborhood, Ravenswood Gardens is a fairly good option. There are many vibrant parts in this area for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Despite the fact that there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, the streets are very often busy with people, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by. Ravenswood Gardens is good for those who need quiet areas, as the streets are quite calm. Accessing parks is very easy in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.
Roughly 30% of buildings are duplexes, making it easy to find duplexes in Ravenswood Gardens, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and single detached homes. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood also has quite a good selection of housing size options - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this area. In addition, those who appreciate dining out won't have to walk far in Ravenswood Gardens, where 0 restaurants and 0 cafes are available. A good variety of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. Regarding education, in Ravenswood Gardens, residents will almost always be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot.
Ravenswood Gardens is a great part of Chicago for eco-friendly transportation options. A majority of the houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in areas that are very conducive to walking; carrying out daily needs is very easy on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby. The very good public transit infrastructure makes transit a viable option for many people due to one nearby bus line. In contrast, commuting by car is sometimes difficult in this neighborhood since it is challenging to park, and the majority of houses for sale are a rather long car ride from the closest highway.