The neighborhood of The Loop can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors will feel at home in The Loop. This neighborhood has a very large number of areas to check out. There is a broad selection of entertainment venues, there are usually lots of people around, and finding one of the about 30 bars is very easy since they are generally situated in very convenient locations. Main streets, including Clark Street, are excellent for those who like going out. There are a few parks close by for residents to unwind in, including Grant Park, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations within The Loop.
Renters occupy about 60% of the units in The Loop whereas owners occupy the remainder. The substantial percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. This part of Chicago did not experience a single housing boom; the construction of new homes in The Loop is spread throughout several decades in recent history. This neighborhood has quite a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in The Loop. In addition, thanks to over 500 restaurants and over 150 cafes, The Loop is a great area in which to go out to eat, for instance on Jackson Boulevard. A great selection of clothing stores can also be found within a very short walking distance, for example along Madison Street. Regarding education, home buyers will find that no matter where their property is situated in The Loop, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
This neighborhood permits property owners to get around by different modes of transportation. The excellent public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a vehicle thanks to various nearby rapid transit stations with access to the Orange Line, Brown Line, Red Line, Pink Line, Purple Line, Green Line and Blue Line, and approximately 40 nearby bus lines. Traveling by car is also convenient in this part of the city. It is a short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 290, from anywhere in The Loop. It is very easy for people walking to get around in this neighborhood; carrying out daily needs is very convenient by walking, and there are also countless businesses in proximity.