The neighborhood of Union Ridge is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Union Ridge offers a great variety of green spaces to enjoy, despite its sometimes busy ambience. Although this neighborhood does not contain any parks, public green spaces are especially well-distributed in nearby neighborhoods, which results in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations within this part of the city. Finally, this neighborhood has many areas that are very serene and quiet; however other spots can be noisy, especially close to Interstate 90, J F K Expressway or the railway line.
In Union Ridge, around 85% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are the main alternative in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 15% are rented. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this part of Chicago were built before the 1960s, when a majority of the housing growth occurred.
Residents will value that wherever their house is situated in this part of Chicago, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In terms of eating, it is typically feasible for house buyers in Union Ridge to do grocery shopping on foot. In addition, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe in close proximity.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is reasonably convenient to move around in Union Ridge. This neighborhood is very suitable for walking; many daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, Union Ridge is quite transit friendly. Union Ridge is also a very good part of Chicago for traveling by car. It is convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Interstate 90, are especially easy to reach from any location in this area.