West Morgan Park is a neighborhood within Chicago, Illinois.
West Morgan Park is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced environment. Most areas in this part of Chicago are quiet, as the streets are quite calm - although that is not the case near the railway line. Lastly, although West Morgan Park does not contain any parks, green spaces are especially well-distributed in nearby neighborhoods, which makes it easy to get to them.
In West Morgan Park, most of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood experienced its latest housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. This part of Chicago also has a good variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the neighborhood and 20% are rented.
It is usually possible for house buyers in this area to purchase groceries by walking. Furthermore, West Morgan Park is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. Residents have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores, for example on Western Avenue. Concerning education, it is a short walk to reach both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in West Morgan Park.
Traveling on foot is quite practical for property owners in West Morgan Park; running daily errands is easy by walking. A car is a good transportation option in this area. Parking is generally easy, and many properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway. In contrast, getting around by public transit is occasionally challenging in West Morgan Park. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and the closest bus stop is usually just around the corner.