South Old Irving Park is a neighborhood within Chicago, Illinois.
South Old Irving Park is a great area for those who enjoy both indoor and outdoor activities. Finding dynamic streets is very easy in this neighborhood. Despite the fact that there is a small selection of entertainment venues, there are a very large number of people around most of the time, and with the nightlife venues in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink because they are generally located very close by. Main streets, including Pulaski Road, are very good for those who like going out. Although this part of the city is not home to any parks, green spaces are especially well-spread out in nearby neighborhoods, which makes it easy to reach them.
Small apartment buildings are the main housing type, representing roughly 30% of the dwellings in South Old Irving Park, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this part of Chicago happened before the 1960s. This area offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder.
It is usually practical for property owners in this part of Chicago to shop for general and specialty groceries by walking. Likewise, those who like to dine out won't have to go far in South Old Irving Park, where a few restaurants and 0 coffee shops are available, for instance along Pulaski Road. It is also easy to access a variety of clothing stores on foot. In terms of education, it is a very short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in this part of the city.
This neighborhood will attract home owners that value various methods of transportation. The public transit system in South Old Irving Park is very convenient. For example, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. South Old Irving Park is also quite car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway. South Old Irving Park is an extraordinarily convenient part of Chicago for pedestrians; most daily needs can be met without the use of a car, and numerous businesses are nearby.