The neighborhood of South East Ravenswood is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
South East Ravenswood offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. There are a very large number of things to do in this part of Chicago to enjoy. There is a wide variety of entertainment venues, there are usually crowds of people around, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. Parks are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy, making them easy to access.
In South East Ravenswood, around 45% of buildings are large apartment buildings, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes. This neighborhood also has an excellent variety of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in the neighborhood and one third are occupied by owners. This neighborhood experienced its main housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period.
Both primary and secondary schools are especially easy to access on foot from most homes for sale in South East Ravenswood. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. Regarding food, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this neighborhood. Likewise, owing to a few restaurants and a few cafes, this part of the city is a very good area in which to eat out. Home buyers benefit from a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for instance along Irving Park Road.
South East Ravenswood provides house buyers with several alternative means of transportation. A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are especially conducive to walking; all daily needs can be met without having to use a vehicle, and there are also a large number of businesses nearby. Getting around by public transit is straightforward in this neighborhood. House owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. Driving is also a good means of transportation in this area. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from any home in this neighborhood.