The neighborhood of South Chicago is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
South Chicago offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is reasonably quiet, as the streets are usually quite tranquil - although that is not the case around Interstate 90 or one of the railway lines. Lastly, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to relax in, including Schafer Park and Bessemer Park, and they are especially well-situated, making it easy to access them from most locations within the neighborhood.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing roughly one third of buildings in South Chicago, while the rest are mainly duplexes and single detached homes. This area also has a good choice of unit sizes - homes range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the rest are owners. A majority of the housing growth in this part of the city took place prior to the 1960s.
In South Chicago, house owners will almost always be able to reach primary as well as high schools on foot. In addition to public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With respect to eating, a supermarket is ordinarily reachable within a very short walk from most homes for sale in South Chicago. In addition, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners are served by a few cafes as well.
South Chicago enables home owners to move around using a diversity of means of transportation. Most houses for sale in this part of Chicago are located in areas that are very conducive to traveling on foot; many day-to-day needs can be carried out by walking. South Chicago has a reasonably good public transit system due to 3 train stations (e.g., South Chicago (93rd) Station and 83rd St Station) on the Metra Electric District Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Commuting by car is also easy in South Chicago. It is easy to park, and the majority of homes for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 90.