Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$265,000
  • Closed Prices:$264,900 to $265,000
  • Median Sale Price:$264,950
  • Average $ per sq ft:$221
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0,$168 to $267/mo
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:2007 to 2008
  • Sq. Ft.:1,200 to 1,300Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:2Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

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

Where to Live

You’ll find a mixture of two and three-flat detached homes and multi-unit condo buildings in Heart of Italy. The area has grown with new construction brick condo buildings along Oakley Avenue and Blue Island Avenue. Some of these old residences have been renovated to include modern designs. You’ll experience more noise and traffic the closer you are to busy street intersections like Western Avenue and Cermak Road. Side streets within the neighborhood tend to be more residential and quieter with less traffic.

Where to Dine

You’ll find some of the best Italian and Italian-American restaurants along Oakley Avenue and Western Avenue that is sure to please your palate. These restaurants boast authentic cuisine that will make you think someone’s grandmother passed down their secret homemade recipes. A few fast food restaurants are also found in the area for a quick grab-and-go bite. With neighboring Little Italy being the popular spot, Heart of Italy enjoys a less crowded environment and remains a hidden gem in the city.

What You'll See

Heart of Italy is a working-class neighborhood. You’ll see families with children, retirees, working professionals, and students from all walks of life. The community has a rich history and culture of Italian and American roots that are evident in its architecture, cuisine, and industries.

Friday Night Fun

Although the culinary scene is the most popular feature of this community, there are other fun things to do besides eating delicious food. You can check out the local art scene at a gallery on Oakley Avenue that has a variety of exhibitions every month that will open your eyes to new works by upcoming artists.

The Perfect Sunday

Enjoy annual neighborhood festivals during the summer months. You can sample a variety of Italian delicacies while people watching at the same time. You can check out some of the local retail shops or spend your Sunday giving back to the community by volunteering at one of the local churches. Other than that, this urban enclave boasts a city vibe that you can enjoy on your own on a leisurely stroll.

Locals Love

Public transportation • Dining Options • Culture • Authentic Cuisine.

Locals Don't Love

Limited parks and open space • Lack of nightlife.


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