Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$125,000 to $814,900
  • Closed Prices:$49,999 to $989,000
  • Median Sale Price:$297,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$151
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $512/mo,$0 to $999
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1850 to 2020
  • Sq. Ft.:725 to 7,832Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 8Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 5Bathrooms

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Homes for Sale

Looking to buy a new home? The community of Bronzeville features a wonderful variety of designs to choose from. Most common in this neighborhood are attached homes, which usually have home owner association fees ranging from $60 to $533, master fees ranging from $20 to $30, and taxes for the year range from as low as $479 to as high as $8,208. There are also a variety of single-family homes. Those usually have home owner association fees ranging from $60 to $533, and taxes for the year range from as low as $949 to as high as $12,203. Homes in the community generally have unfinished basements. Averaging around about a quarter acre, the homesites in the area offer enough space for everyone. Many of these residences have assigned parking and a garage.

Price Vibes

Slightly less expensive than surrounding areas like Kenwood, Bronzeville is filled with a mix of large single-family homes and spacious rowhomes. Many newly developed homes are intermixed with historic greystone buildings. Although more affordable compared to some other similar areas of Chicago, the closer you get to the lakefront, the more the prices of the homes go up. Bronzeville real estate prices are comparable to those in McKinley Park and Douglas, but less expensive than Bridgeport and Pilsen.

Where to Live

The area north of 47th Street and east of the Dan Ryan has various housing opportunities as well as centralized shops and restaurants. You will find several housing complexes and condos in Bronzeville. Living off of the major streets like Cottage Grove and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenues provide convenient access to public transportation routes to and from Downtown.

Where to Eat

The south side of this area has diverse cuisine options for all types of cravings. Home cooking and casual dining venues are notorious in this area, with several more upscale chicken and grill establishments in proximity. Coffee houses and lounges are popular in this area as well, with several prominent venues featuring upscale American and Italian dining.

What You'll See

This neighborhood has a great deal of development east of Oakland and west of the highway. There are lots of shops and places to visit along South Martin Luther King Drive and South Cottage Grove Avenue. Expect to see lots of foot traffic and public transportation along these streets, connecting Bronzeville to surrounding neighborhoods.

Friday Night Fun

With an active nightlife scene, Bronzeville has bars and hangout spots for all audiences, both large and small. Young professionals living in the city or surrounding neighborhoods often frequent the lounges and jazz clubs in this area. A fun Friday night might start with a local BBQ and end with live music and drinks.

The Perfect Sunday

The diverse heritage of this neighborhood presents itself in various forms. Cultural events, performances, and community activities create many options for family-friendly recreation. In addition, performances at live music and entertainment venues are plentiful on the weekends. Bronzeville's fun and friendly atmosphere makes the area's lounges and restaurants ideal weekend destinations.

Transportation Options

The Red Line runs along the west border of Bronzeville, letting off at 35th-Sox and 47th Street. The Green Line train runs through the heart of the community, with stops at 35th-Bronzeville-IIT, Indiana, 43rd Street, 47th Street, and 51st Street, ensuring that you'll be able to be dropped off near your destination, wherever you're going.

Driving north and south is easy due to Bronzeville's proximity to Interstate 90 and Lake Shore Drive. Major north/south bus routes include Martin Luther King Drive, State Street, LaSalle Avenue, and Indiana Avenue. Going east/west, residents can hop on a bus on East 35th Street, Pershing Road, 43rd Street, 47th Street, and 51st Street. Bronzeville's sheer size means that walking to your destination will not be easy, but the number of public transportation options in the neighborhood make it possible to get around.

Locals Love

Eclectic fried and home-style cooking • Newly renovated recreational environments.

Locals Don't Love

Increased housing development in limited space • Traffic when entering through the expressway.


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