Grand Boulevard

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$125,000 to $814,900
  • Closed Prices:$49,999 to $989,000
  • Median Sale Price:$292,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$150
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $440,$0 to $512/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1850 to 2020
  • Sq. Ft.:750 to 7,832Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 8Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 5Bathrooms

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Homes for Sale

Grand Boulevard offers a wide array of housing designs suitable for any buyer. Most common in this neighborhood are attached homes, which usually have home owner association fees ranging from $60 to $533, 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 can range from $949 to $12,203. It is typical for the homes in the community to have unfinished basements. Averaging around about a quarter acre, the homesites in the area offer enough space for everyone. Many of the residences within this community feature assigned parking and garages.

Where to Live

Affordable condos and townhouses are available as well as more luxurious greystones. Martin Luther King Drive is the main road that runs through the center of the neighborhood, with the Green Line running parallel to the west. Washington Park borders 51st Street, so outdoor enthusiasts may enjoy living in the southwest corner of the neighborhood.

Where to Eat

Grand Boulevard is a destination for fans of comfort food. Popular restaurants along Pershing Road serve Southern fare, soul food, and barbecue.

What You'll See

Historical landmarks can be found all over Grand Boulevard, though not all of them have been preserved. Expect to see tourists seeing these sights as well as families working in a community garden or kids playing in the park.

Friday Night Fun

Catch the White Sox game in a sports bar or perform at karaoke night if that's more your thing. Talented musicians still abound in Bronzeville--kick back with a cocktail at a jazz lounge for a chill end to the night.

The Perfect Sunday

Visit an art gallery to get in touch with Grand Boulevard's cultural revival. Check out historic sites such as the Chicago Daily Defender Building, which published the work of Gwendolyn Brooks and Langston Hughes, or see the Sunset Cafe—now a hardware store—where Louis Armstrong and Charlie Parker once performed. If you just need some fresh air, take a walk through Washington Park and check out the impressive Fountain of Time sculpture.

Locals Love

Affordability • Arts and culture • History of the neighborhood.

Locals Don't Love

Parts of the neighborhood are in disrepair.

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