The neighborhood of Rogers Park can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Rogers Park is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this area. Overall, it is easy to find dynamic places in this part of the city. Although this neighborhood is not known for its nightlife, the streets are usually busy with people. Rogers Park is reasonably quiet, as the streets are peaceful - although there are still several louder sections, especially near one of the railway lines. Reaching public green spaces, including Pottawattomie Park and Loyola Park, is easy from the majority of locations in the neighborhood since there are approximately 20 of them close by for residents to enjoy.
In Rogers Park, roughly 55% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the remaining properties are mainly small apartment buildings. This area also has a good choice of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the remainder are owners. This neighborhood experienced its main housing boom before the 1960s, so most of the available housing is from this era.
It is a very short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from any location in Rogers Park. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to food, it is usually practical for house buyers in Rogers Park to buy general and specialty groceries on foot. In addition, there are a good number of opportunities in close proximity for those who value restaurants and cafes. It is also convenient to access a number of clothing stores on foot.
This part of Chicago is a great neighborhood with regards to getting around without a car. Thanks to various nearby rapid transit stations with access to the Purple Line, Red Line and Yellow Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines, residents can depend on public transit to travel in this part of the city. However, Rogers Park is not particularly car friendly because it is difficult to park, and the street network is not very conducive to cars. It is very convenient for people walking to get around in this part of Chicago; all common errands can be run without having to use a car, and there are also a good number of businesses nearby.