The neighborhood of Woodlawn can be found in the city of Chicago, Illinois.
The character of Woodlawn is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This neighborhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines. Lastly, it is very easy to reach public green spaces from most locations within the neighborhood, since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to explore and reaching the closest park from most homes for sale is very easy.
Small apartment buildings are the most common housing type, representing about half of buildings in Woodlawn, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of the city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the population of this neighborhood rent their home while the rest are owners. The properties in this part of the city are quite old, since many of its buildings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1990s.
House buyers in Woodlawn will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a small variety of cafes can be found as well. It is also a rather short walk to a decent variety of clothing stores. As far as education is concerned, residents will welcome that no matter where their house is situated in this area, primary as well as high schools are nearby. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Woodlawn will appeal to home owners that appreciate different modes of transportation. Owing to 63rd St Station with access to the Metra Electric District Line, and around 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit network in Woodlawn is very good. Woodlawn is also a fairly convenient part of Chicago for traveling by car. Nearby highways are quite easy to reach from anywhere in this part of Chicago, and parking is generally easy. Physically active home buyers will welcome the pedestrian-friendly nature of Woodlawn; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car.