Riverdale

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$29,900 to $94,900
  • Closed Prices:$25,000 to $79,500
  • Median Sale Price:$31,500
  • Average $ per sq ft:$66
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0/mo,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1890 to 1969
  • Sq. Ft.:731 to 1,500Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2 to 4Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 3Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

The style of homes in Riverdale run the gamut, making it easier for any buyer to find what they're looking for. Most common in this neighborhood are single-family homes. Property taxes for the year range from as low as $295 to as high as $1,902. Homes in the community generally have finished basements. The homesites in the community are usually about a quarter acre in size. Most residences boast a traditional driveway and garage setup.

Where to Live

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.

Where to Eat

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.

What You'll See

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.

Friday Night Fun

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 Perfect Sunday

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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