Altgeld Gardens

Altgeld Gardens

Chicago, Illinois Homes for Sale

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About Altgeld Gardens

Bordering Little Calumet River, this neighborhood hosts several residential complexes and an elementary school. The well-defined subdivision of Altgeld Gardens offers comfortable and unique living arrangements, conveniently off Interstate 94. With quiet streets and several types of housing options, this is a community-oriented neighborhood.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $69,900 to $110,000

Closed Prices: $26,500 to $67,500

Median Sale Price: $40,000

Average $ per sq ft: $92

Association Fee Ranges: $0/mo, $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1920 to 1970

Sq. Ft.: 1920 to 1970 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 2 to 4 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 2 Bathrooms

Getting Around Altgeld Gardens

Around Altgeld Gardens

There is a wide range of residential complexes available. Eden Green occupies the west end of Altgeld Gardens and features newly renovated buildings and units. Between 130th Street and 132nd Street, larger complexes create a centralized neighborhood feel. Condominiums and buildings with fewer units that are south of 132nd Street offer more options that are within walking distance of Dubois Elementary School.

There are few local restaurants and convenience stores between 130th Street and 134th Street. Other restaurants located in surrounding neighborhoods deliver to this region and allow for a greater variety of options. Catered events at the venues on 130th Street are promoted throughout the community for larger celebrations. Golden Gate and other areas of Altgeld Gardens offer more diverse dining options as well.

Located off of the highway and between the Little Calumet River are plenty of subdivisions, especially along 130th Street. Expect to see large recreational areas such as Golden Gate Park and Beaubien Forest Preserve. There are plenty of residential complexes that create all kinds of environments.

A casual weekend evening may start out by kicking back at a friend's place or attending a local show. Golden Gate, which is a pocket neighborhood of Altgeld Gardens, is your best bet for finding nightlife.

The community has several neighboring parks and a pleasant view of the river. A quiet afternoon in the park is always a simple and fun way to relax on a Sunday. There are few attractions in this neighborhood, making for a quiet and stress-free day around the neighborhood. The centralized and peaceful environment makes for a pleasant area to relax during the weekends.

Locals Love

  • Very little traffic
  • Variety of housing styles and options
  • Proximity to schools

Locals Don't Love

  • Few methods of going south of the river
  • Fewer chains than other areas
  • Few new developments

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