Little Village

Little Village

Chicago, Illinois Homes for Sale

About Little Village

You'll know you are in Little Village when you see the terracotta archway with a welcoming "Bienvenidos a Little Village" sign. Located on Chicago's South Side, Little Village, formerly known as South Lawndale, is home to a rich cultural history. The commercial district stretches down the popular 26th Street, where you will find everything from authentic cuisine to locally owned grocery stores and small businesses. This is a vibrant neighborhood of mixed housing styles, plenty of green spaces, and wide, picturesque boulevards.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $89,000 to $264,900

Closed Prices: $61,000 to $533,000

Median Sale Price: $189,000

Average $ per sq ft: $141

Association Fee Ranges: $100 to $184/mo, $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1885 to 2017

Sq. Ft.: 630 to 4960 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 2 to 8 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 4 Bathrooms

Around Little Village

Little Village has a variety residential options, including two-flats, townhomes, bungalows, and single-family homes. The neighborhood has experienced an increase in the replacement of old wood-framed homes for new construction low-rise condos and modern multi-unit homes. Little Village's side streets are residential areas where it is mostly quiet and homes have inviting lawns and green space. If you live closer to the bustling 26th Street, you'll experience more crowds, noise, and traffic, and less open space.

Take your taste buds on a journey of delicious and hearty cuisine. Most of the dining options are located on the bustling 26th Street. You'll find taco stands, fruit vendors, bakeries, coffee shops, authentic Mexican cuisine, traditional American food, and fast food. 26th Street is a great place to grab a quick bite on the go or enjoy a casual sit-down dinner with family and friends. Some restaurants have live music like mariachi bands or singers that perform on special nights. If you crave pizza, grab a slice from a local Chicago pizzeria.

Little Village is a sprawling residential neighborhood with an impressive collection of pocket parks within its borders. The 22-acre Piotrowski Park—the largest in the neighborhood—features multiple baseball diamonds, basketball courts, a skate park, and an outdoor pool. Residents can also go for a scenic jog along the trails that hug West 24th Boulevard, which is flanked by green spaces. Locals also complete their daily shopping needs along West 26th Street. But, for the most part, Little Village's scenery is defined by its collection modest, single-family homes.

If you're in the mood for live music and entertainment, then grab your dancing shoes and check out one of the restaurants, clubs, and bars on Kedzie Avenue or West 26th Street. A few of the restaurants turn into music venues with have live bands, mariachis, DJs, and singers on Friday nights. There are also sports bars to watch the big game with friends or attend a concert or special event at the local theater.

Grab a coffee and pastry from a local bakery or savor a hearty breakfast along West 26th Street or South Kedzie Avenue, or you could go for a run in the park. Community parks in Little Village provide recreational areas like a baseball diamond, soccer field, tennis court, outdoor pool, and picnic areas. You may also want to see the annual Mexican Independence Day parade that goes down 26th Street that's fun everyone.

Locals Love

  • Access to public transportation
  • Authentic cuisine
  • Family environment
  • Plenty of shopping and attractions

Locals Don't Love

  • Crowds and noise by busy streets
  • Limited street parking
  • Traffic

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