Wrightwood is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois.
The character of Wrightwood is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. There are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, including Hayes Park, and they are very well-located, which makes them easy to get to. This area is also good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor.
In Wrightwood, around 80% of buildings are single detached homes, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of Chicago is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Around 80% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred prior to the 1960s.
House buyers will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in this part of Chicago. At the secondary level, both public and private schools can be found. With respect to food, it is easy to access the nearest grocery store by walking in this part of the city in Wrightwood. Moreover, Wrightwood is a good place in which to eat out. It is also convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot.
Wrightwood will appeal to house buyers that use a variety of methods of transportation. This neighborhood is a fairly convenient part of Chicago for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot. With a few nearby bus lines, the public transit system in Wrightwood is quite practical. Wrightwood is also reasonably car friendly. Parking is generally easy.