Chicago, Illinois


The Lawndale area is a neighborhood that rests on the outskirts of the West Side of Chicago, bordering the suburbs. The area features spacious real estate, often with large front or back yards. You can head to the Downtown area by taking the Green or Blue Line. There are several large parks and community areas in the Lawndale area, making it an excellent place to gather with friends, or to meet up with your neighbors.

Homes in Lawndale

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.

Around Lawndale

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.

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.

Living Here

Locals Love

Warm Community Feel • Spacious Real Estate • Plenty of Places to Participate in Athletics • Easy to Drive and Take Public Transportation

Homes for Sale

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View Listings in Lawndale

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West Town

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East Garfield Park

Stop by the conservatory

West Garfield Park

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Ukrainian Village

Where hip meets historic

East Village

Residential with urban access

Noble Square

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Near West Side

Make the Bulls your neighbors


Great parks, even better 'hood

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