Wildwood is a neighborhood within Chicago, Illinois.
The character of Wildwood is exemplified by its relaxed environment. Most areas in this part of Chicago are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near the railway line. Lastly, it is very easy to get to green spaces from many locations within the neighborhood, since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to relax in, including Wildwood Park and Clayton F Smith Woods Preserve.
Home owners occupy about all of the properties in the neighborhood whereas the remainder are rented. The housing stock of this part of Chicago is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. This neighborhood experienced its main housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing is from this era. This area has a selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Locals will welcome that no matter where their property is located in Wildwood, both primary and secondary schools are close by. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. In terms of food, the closest supermarket in this neighborhood is typically only a rather short walk away. Likewise, this part of the city is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat, for instance along Devon Avenue. It is also a reasonably short distance to a good choice of clothing stores.
No matter the medium of transportation, it is reasonably straightforward to move around in this part of the city. It is easy for people traveling on foot to move around in Wildwood; meeting day-to-day needs is convenient by walking. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, property owners can depend on public transit to navigate this neighborhood. Moving around by car is also straightforward in this part of the city. Finding a parking spot is quite easy, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway from any home in Wildwood.