Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$24,900 to $365,000
  • Closed Prices:$10,000 to $287,900
  • Median Sale Price:$149,900
  • Average $ per sq ft:$94
  • Association Fee Ranges:$290,$0 to $400/mo,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1885 to 2005
  • Sq. Ft.:500 to 5,985Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 6Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 5Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

Chatham is mostly single-family units owing to its very middle-class history going back sixty years. The neighborhood still hosts traditional Chicago apartments for those looking to live on their own. There’s no single designated housing area in the neighborhood, but near Grand Crossing Park is a popular destination for those raising families.

Where to Eat

Chatham has one of the most highly rated and original selections of restaurants this area of the city has to offer. It’s a great place for those looking to expand their palates and find new foods at comfortable prices. Chicken and fish restaurants are the most popular throughout the neighborhood but don’t ignore the African, vegetarian or Jamaican foods just a short drive away.

What You'll See

Chatham has long been home to many city employees which has given it a heavy middle-class influence. The area is largely populated by families and that is related to the high quality of schools in the area, including the well known Simeon Career Academy. Because there are so many long-time residents, not much has changed in Chatham over the years. However, the area welcomes people of all walks of life.

Friday Night Fun

Chatham has a number of bars and clubs that are popular among locals and those living in bordering neighborhoods. Another option for a night out is live music at one of the few jazz-friendly lounges in the area. For those looking for a different crowd on their Friday nights, there's always a chance to catch a movie at the local theater.

The Perfect Sunday

Chatham is known for its friendly and tight community so many Sundays can be spent at organized community events like block parties and yard sales. Another option is the local branch of the Chicago Public Library for a quiet Sunday afternoon. If you're looking for some outdoors time, take a stroll through Grand Crossing Park, which has various recreational and leisure options.

Locals Love

Friendly neighborhood • Good schools • Low rent.

Locals Don't Love

Lack of public transportation • Lack of variety in nightlife.


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