West Garfield Park

Chicago, Illinois


Nestled into the west side of Chicago and bordered by train tracks and fields, West Garfield Park is a historic Chicago neighborhood that has undergone considerable changes over the years. Once the site of a major shopping district and bustling commerce, the neighborhood has been forced to weather a number of economic changes. However, a tight-knit community and proximity to downtown should continue to help West Garfield Park grow and advance into the future.

Homes in West Garfield Park

Where To Live

Much of the available real estate includes attached homes that can often be purchased at a reasonable price. The Eisenhower Expressway cuts through the neighborhood, and units near the road allow for easy access to downtown and the outside suburbs. The Blue Line is also within walking distance of this central area, while the Green Line is accessible on the north side of the neighborhood.

Around West Garfield Park

Where To Eat

Local eateries here generally prepare tasty comfort food. Southern-style chicken, barbecue, and Jamaican-inspired jerk cuisine is common and affordable. Food is generally made to order—you'll be better served taking your time and enjoying some conversation before taking on your hot meal straight out of the kitchen.

Friday Night Fun

Take your time with a lengthy dinner and then explore some of West Garfield Park's nightlife offerings. Several lounges and dive bars dot the neighborhood and bring with them a strong local atmosphere. Expect to engage in a conversation here over several pints. Those interested in more energetic entertainment will be pleased by the neighborhood's underground scene, which includes several venues that host traveling radio shows, live music performances, and networking opportunities for local artists.

The Perfect Sunday

Stop by the Garfield Park Conservatory, a massive greenhouse which will delight nature-lovers looking to escape from the concrete monotony of the city. The Conservatory is a great place to take a solo walk and clear your mind, or bring along the whole family to participate in one of the kid's exhibits and special events.

Living Here

Locals Love

Tight-knit community • Reasonable cost of living • Proximity to transportation

Homes for Sale

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