The neighborhood of West Woodlawn is located in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy West Woodlawn. Although this part of Chicago is not home to any green spaces, parks aren't well-spread out in nearby neighborhoods, making them very easy to get to. This area is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets tend to be peaceful - however noise can be bothersome near the railway line.
Roughly 45% of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in West Woodlawn, and the rest of the houses are mainly large apartment buildings and duplexes. This part of the city has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 85% of the units in the neighborhood and 15% are occupied by owners. Most homes in this neighborhood were constructed before the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom.
The closest grocery store in this part of the city is usually only a very short walk away. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, for example along Evans Avenue. It is also a rather short distance to a good selection of clothing stores, for instance on 67th Street. Regarding education, residents will welcome that no matter where their property is situated in West Woodlawn, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
West Woodlawn offers property owners several alternative methods of transportation. Commuting by public transit is straightforward in West Woodlawn due to East 63rd-Cottage Grove Station with access to the Green Line, and a few nearby bus lines. West Woodlawn is also a fairly convenient part of Chicago for traveling by car. It is a short drive to the closest highway from any location in this area. West Woodlawn will appeal to active house buyers because it is very suitable for traveling on foot; meeting daily needs is straightforward by walking, and there are also a good number of businesses nearby.