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About Riverdale

Bordering Little Calumet River, this neighborhood hosts several residential complexes and an elementary school. The well-defined subdivision of Altgeld Gardens offers comfortable and unique living arrangements, conveniently off Interstate 94. With quiet streets and several types of housing options, this is a community-oriented neighborhood.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $29,700 to $125,000

Closed Prices: $20,000 to $119,900

Median Sale Price: $38,000

Average $ per sq ft: $50

Association Fee Ranges: $0/mo, $0

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

Age: 1880 to 1969

Sq. Ft.: 731 to 2200 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 2 to 6 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 3 Bathrooms

Around Riverdale

There is a wide range of residential complexes available. Eden Green occupies the west end of Altgeld Gardens and features newly renovated buildings and units. Between 130th Street and 132nd Street, larger complexes create a centralized neighborhood feel. Condominiums and buildings with fewer units that are south of 132nd Street offer more options that are within walking distance of Dubois Elementary School.

There are few local restaurants and convenience stores between 130th Street and 134th Street. Other restaurants located in surrounding neighborhoods deliver to this region and allow for a greater variety of options. Catered events at the venues on 130th Street are promoted throughout the community for larger celebrations. Golden Gate and other areas of Riverdale offer more diverse dining options as well.

Located off of the highway and between the Little Calumet River are plenty of subdivisions, especially along 130th Street. Expect to see large recreational areas such as Golden Gate Park and Beaubien Forest Preserve. There are plenty of residential complexes that create all kinds of environments.

A casual weekend evening may start out by kicking back at a friend's place or attending a local show. Golden Gate, which is a pocket neighborhood of Riverdale, is your best bet for finding nightlife.

The community has several neighboring parks and a pleasant view of the river. A quiet afternoon in the park is always a simple and fun way to relax on a Sunday. There are few attractions in this neighborhood, making for a quiet and stress-free day around the neighborhood. The centralized and peaceful environment makes for a pleasant area to relax during the weekends.

Locals Love

  • Proximity to schools
  • Variety of housing styles and options
  • Very little traffic

Locals Don't Love

  • Few new developments
  • Fewer chains than other areas
  • Few methods of going south of the river

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