The neighborhood of The Gap is situated within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
The Gap offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. This area is good for those who enjoy quiet areas, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, although The Gap is not home to any green spaces, parks are very well-spread out in nearby neighborhoods, which results in them being very easy to get to from the majority of locations in this part of Chicago.
In The Gap, around 40% of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses are the main housing types in the rest of the housing stock. This neighborhood has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the remainder are renters. The median year of construction for dwellings in this neighborhood is 1978.
In this neighborhood, residents will almost always be able to get to primary as well as high schools by walking. In terms of food, it is very often practical for house buyers in this neighborhood to do their grocery shopping on foot. Moreover, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent selection of clothing stores, for instance along 35th Street.
The Gap allows property owners to travel using several means of transportation. Commuting by public transit is very convenient in this part of Chicago. More specifically, house owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. The Gap is also very car friendly. The majority of properties for sale are a short drive from the closest highway. Walking is very practical for home buyers in The Gap; carrying out daily needs is easy on foot, and a variety of businesses are quite close by.