- Current Prices:$29,900 to $550,000
- Closed Prices:$11,000 to $612,000
- Median Sale Price:$143,750
- Average $ per sq ft:$95
- Association Fee Ranges:$225/quarter,$0 to $350/mo,$0
- Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
- Age:1877 to 2018
- Sq. Ft.:630 to 8,329Sq. Ft.
- Bedrooms:1 to 8Bedrooms
- Bathrooms:0 to 4Bathrooms
Lawndale features a range of home designs and prices to accommodate a variety of price points. Most common in this neighborhood are single-family homes, which usually have home owner association fees ranging from $25 to $433, master fees around $200, and taxes for the year range from as low as $812 to as high as $5,057. There are also a variety of attached homes. Those usually have home owner association fees ranging from $25 to $433, and taxes for the year range from as low as $297 to as high as $4,433. Homes in the community generally have unfinished basements. The homesites in the community are usually about a quarter acre in size. Here you can find a number of residences that include assigned parking as well as garages.
Where to Live
If you don't have a car, stay close to the Green or Blue Line, but if you have a car, street parking is easy--although many homes come with parking. The real estate in the area features spacious houses and greystones, many of which have between 3 to 9 bedrooms. Most of the newer real estate in the area features more modern flats, single family homes, and condos.
Where to Eat
There is an abundance of casual dining options in the Lawndale area. It contains lots of family-owned restaurants, as well as restaurants that have been in the neighborhood for years. The need for reservations is rare and you will find a nice mix of cuisine from around the globe.
What You'll See
Lawndale is a family-friendly neighborhood. Since the addition of the Green Line in the 90s, the area has been attracting more singles and professionals who work downtown--but don't want to live in the hustle and bustle of the city. There are two large parks in Lawndale. The features of the 218 acre Douglas Park Cultural & Community Center include 2 gymnasiums, an auditorium, computer lab, fitness center, a kitchen, grand ball room, and meeting rooms. Outdoors, the park offers tennis courts, a game day football stadium, outdoor pool, water spray features, basketball courts, an artificial turf soccer field, a pavilion, baseball fields, and a small golf putting range. Homan Park features an Olympic size indoor swimming pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, gymnasium, a kitchen and several meeting rooms that host senior activities and game room fun. Both parks attract the attention of locals Chicago residents from around the city.
Friday Night Fun
Friday date night is inexpensive and reservation-free in most Lawndale restaurants. There are a handful of art galleries and exhibit spaces to explore, and there are plenty of quaint bars to choose from.
The Perfect Sunday
While Douglas Park and Homan Park's indoor areas are closed most Sundays, the spacious outdoor areas are available to enjoy--and often host community events. This is a dog-friendly area, so take the dog for a walk, or stay in for a lazy Sunday at home.
Warm Community Feel • Spacious Real Estate • Plenty of Places to Participate in Athletics • Easy to Drive and Take Public Transportation.
Locals Don't Love
Too Many Vacant Lots • Minimal Nightlife.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.