The neighborhood of Roscoe Village is part of the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Roscoe Village is a great part of the city for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. There are a very large number of things to do in this neighborhood for those looking for a dynamic vibe. The streets are usually busy with people, there is a great variety of entertainment venues, and with its approximately 10 bars, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink since they are generally located around the corner. Ashland Avenue is among the most lively streets in this part of the city. There are a few green spaces close by for residents to check out and they are especially well-situated, which results in them being easy to access from most locations in Roscoe Village.
In Roscoe Village, roughly one third of buildings are small apartment buildings, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This part of the city has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 45% are renters. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred pre-1960.
In this part of Chicago, property owners will almost always be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Regarding eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this part of Chicago. In addition, there are over 50 restaurants and a few coffee shops to enjoy in this neighborhood. Residents benefit from a large number of nearby clothing stores, for instance on Roscoe Street.
Roscoe Village does not demand driving because several other modes of transportation are at the disposal of house buyers. Most houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in areas that are very conducive to walking; meeting daily needs is especially convenient on foot, and innumerable businesses of different types can be found as well. The public transit service in Roscoe Village is very good as a result of a few nearby bus lines. On the other hand, a car is a somewhat poor transportation option in this part of the city. Nonetheless, many houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway.