The Robert Taylor Homes is a neighborhood within Chicago, Illinois.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in The Robert Taylor Homes. The majority of locations in the neighborhood have reasonably good access to green spaces, such as Metcalf Park and Taylor Park, since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit and most properties have a park nearby. Due to the presence of few pedestrians, this part of Chicago is relatively quiet, although there can be higher levels of noise for those who are near one of the railway lines, Interstate 94 or Dan Ryan Expressway.
About 45% of buildings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in The Robert Taylor Homes, while large apartment buildings, duplexes, and single detached homes are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The median year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1962. This neighborhood has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 85% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 15% are owners.
It is usually possible for property owners in The Robert Taylor Homes to do groceries by walking. Furthermore, a restaurant is generally just around the corner. It is also convenient to get to a variety of clothing stores on foot. With respect to education, locals will value that wherever their property is located in The Robert Taylor Homes, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
This area will appeal to house buyers that use a variety of means of transportation. This part of the city is very transit friendly owing to 2 rapid transit stations (47th Station and Garfield Station) with access to the Red Line, and a few nearby bus lines. The Robert Taylor Homes is also an extraordinarily convenient part of Chicago for moving around by car. It is very easy to park, and it is a very short drive to the nearest highway, such as Dan Ryan Expressway, from anywhere in this neighborhood. Physically active home buyers will appreciate the quite pedestrian-friendly nature of this area; many daily needs can be met on foot.