The neighborhood of Roseland is part of the city of Chicago, Illinois.
People who prefer a relaxed atmosphere will enjoy Roseland. This area is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case around Calumet Expressway or one of the railway lines. Lastly, a large number of locations in the neighborhood have fairly good access to public green spaces, including Palmer Park and Abbott Park, since there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing roughly 45% of the dwellings in Roseland, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This area has a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 45% are owners. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood occurred before the 1960s.
Property owners in Roseland will welcome that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. 111th Street is among the best streets for groceries. Additionally, Roseland is a good place in which to eat out, and house buyers can enjoy a few cafes as well. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot. With regards to education, in Roseland, residents will almost always be able to get to both primary and secondary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
This part of Chicago enables house buyers to move around using several modes of transportation. Traveling by public transit is easy in Roseland due to 3 train stations (e.g., 107th St Station and Kensington Station) on the Metra Electric District Line, and about 10 nearby bus lines. Moving around by car is also convenient in this part of the city. It is easy to park, and the majority of homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate 57. It is convenient for pedestrians to get around in Roseland; many common errands can be run without needing to resort to a vehicle.