West Englewood is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.
West Englewood offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Chicago is quiet, as the streets are generally quite calm. Finally, there are a few parks close by for residents to check out, including Lindblom Park and Gage Park, which makes it easy to reach them from many locations within West Englewood.
Single detached homes are the main housing type, representing most of the dwellings in West Englewood, while small apartment buildings and duplexes make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighborhood also has a variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened before the 1960s.
A grocery store is ordinarily accessible within a very short walk from anywhere in West Englewood. Furthermore, a restaurant is commonly just around the corner, for example on 71st Street, and there are also a few coffee shops in this part of Chicago. It is also a reasonably short walk to a decent choice of clothing stores, for example on 63rd Street. Regarding education, residents will appreciate that no matter where their house is situated in this neighborhood, both primary and secondary schools are nearby.
West Englewood will attract home owners that use several methods of transportation. This part of Chicago will appeal to physically active people since it is very well-suited for walking; many daily errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle. The public transit system in this neighborhood is reasonably accessible due to about 10 nearby bus lines. West Englewood is also a fairly convenient part of Chicago for moving around by car. It is easy to come across a parking spot.