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About Montclare

Montclare is a humble community on the northwest side of Chicago. Located well outside of downtown, the neighborhood offers a quiet atmosphere as well as convenient access to the Metra rail. Resident enjoy access to several green spaces as well as a variety of local and chain businesses.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $94,900 to $479,900

Closed Prices: $67,245 to $549,000

Median Sale Price: $300,000

Average $ per sq ft: $240

Association Fee Ranges: $84 to $330/mo, $0

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

Age: 1887 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 1887 to 2021 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 7 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 6 Bathrooms

Getting Around Montclare

Around Montclare

Those hoping to live near public transportation should look on the south end of the neighborhood near the Metra train station or along any of the main roads that have bus routes. Many of the homes in Montclare are the traditional, single-story bungalows common in Chicago. Many of these homes feature both a front and backyard, which is hard to come by in Chicago. Newer real estate in Montclare includes contemporary lofts and flats as well as condos with more modern architecture and design.

You will find lots of locally owned eateries, casual dining options, and fast food restaurants in Montclare. While you might have to travel farther into the city for fine dining, you will find a nice variety of comfort food in the neighborhood.

While Montclare is largely residential, businesses and restaurants can be found along the main roads. This is a friendly community where you can get to know your neighbors or enjoy the calm outside of the city center.

There really isn't much nightlife in Montclare, so Friday nights in the neighborhood are fairly calm. If you do head out to eat or to a nearby bar, the waiting time is minimal, reservations are seldom required, and you might even run into someone you know.

Sunday is an excellent time to head over to Bricktown Square Shopping Center, where you can pick out a new outfit or some new home decor. Rutherford Sayre Park is another popular destination with sport courts and fields, a playground, and nature garden.

Locals Love

  • The neighborly atmosphere
  • Minimal traffic
  • Easy street parking and most homes have a garage

Locals Don't Love

  • Limited CTA options when compared to other areas of the city
  • Lack of nightlife
  • Far from the heart of downtown

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