Douglas Park

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$199,000
  • Closed Prices:$49,900 to $251,000
  • Median Sale Price:$149,500
  • Average $ per sq ft:$303
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0,$137 to $225/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1885 to 2005
  • Sq. Ft.:755 to 1,386Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2 to 3Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 2Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

The community of Douglas Park has various home designs and prices to match a range of price points. Most common in this neighborhood are single-family homes, which usually have monthly homeowner association fees around $146. Property taxes for the year range from as low as $1,860 to as high as $3,867. Homes in the community generally have unfinished basements. The area features homesites averaging around a quarter acre in size.

Where to Live

Douglas Park's small boundaries mean that you won't find a sprawling list of options like you would in other Chicago neighborhoods. A well-informed search would probably begin on Roosevelt Road or Ogden Avenue, the neighborhood's main thoroughfares. If you can't find a home that's quite in those areas, see if something in the bordering Lawndale fits the bill. You'll still be nice and close to your intended area.

Where to Eat

Douglas Park has a great number of options for foodies interested in moving into the area. The best place to search for your next meal would be the neighborhood's main streets: Roosevelt Road, California Avenue, Ogden Avenue, etc. Here, you'll see locals lining up around the block for fried chicken or piling burritos with sour cream and guacamole.

What You'll See

The actual Douglas Park is the crown jewel of this area -- it must be pretty good to have given an entire neighborhood its name. You'll probably catch residents and Lawndale neighbors making their way to the extra-large expanse for a stroll. Tourists will also make an appearance to check out the Lagunitas Brewing Company, which houses a brewery and taproom.

Friday Night Fun

Crowds are sure to gather at Lagunitas Brewing Company, as we mentioned above. Douglas Park has more to offer than this one hopping brewery, though. You probably know where to look by now too: the more bustling streets like California, Roosevelt and Ogden will give you the bars and dives you seek.

The Perfect Sunday

A perfect Chicago Sunday is one without wintry weather or chilly winds, right? That means your perfect Sunday in Douglas Park will be spent exploring the park at the neighborhood's heart. It's pretty big and will require a handful of trips to cover all of its well-manicured grounds. If you get lucky, you could even spend a Sunday watching a music festival unfold there too.

Locals Love

Lagunitas Brewing Company taproom • Douglas Park green space • Access to Pink Line CTA trains and buses.

Locals Don't Love

Lack of housing options • Lack of access to other CTA train lines • Influx of visitors for music festivals in Douglas Park.

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