Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$15,000 to $999,999
  • Closed Prices:$14,500 to $529,000
  • Median Sale Price:$95,900
  • Average $ per sq ft:$82
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0 to $1520/mo,$0 to $987
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1875 to 2017
  • Sq. Ft.:400 to 6,250Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:0 to 9Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 4Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

South Shore is composed of a wide range of home designs and prices to suit your financial budget. Most common in this neighborhood are single-family homes, which usually have home owner association fees ranging from $50 to $1,366, master fees around $500, and taxes for the year range from as low as $512 to as high as $14,574. There are also a variety of attached homes. Those usually have home owner association fees ranging from $50 to $1,366, and taxes for the year can range from $188 to $4,628. It is typical for the homes in the community to have unfinished basements. The community has homesites around a quarter acre in size. Most residences also have assigned parking as well as garages.

Where to Live

This neighborhood presents a range of housing options from condominiums to bungalow homes. The beautiful lakefront views make real estate closer to the east the most sought after. Most properties east of Jeffery Boulevard feature newer amenities and easier access to public services like community centers and schools. With seven Metra stations located in the area, South Shore residents throughout the neighborhood enjoy an easy commute.

Where to Eat

South Shore has a handful of prominent restaurants along 71st and 75th Streets. Grills and family-owned fast food venues are the most common and offer everything from burgers to Chinese takeout. Finer restaurants in this area are found east of Jeffery Boulevard and generally close earlier in the evening. South Shore is best known for its deep-fried and grilled items with small family-owned restaurants also along 75th and 76th Streets. For something a bit healthier, check out the soulful vegan fare at Majani.

What You'll See

There are clusters of newer homes followed by well-established units just a few blocks away. Several malls and shopping centers are found throughout the neighborhood often tucked between stretches of residential buildings. Expect to find more recognizable urban chains and foot traffic the closer you are to the lake.

Friday Night Fun

Diners and late-night fast food restaurants are plentiful in South Shore, so finding midnight snacks is easy in this neighborhood. There are a handful of clubs in this neighborhood for a more lively crowd, or you might enjoy a relaxing evening with a leisurely drive down South Shore Drive.

The Perfect Sunday

The South Shore Cultural Center features an array of events. A Sunday visit to 71st and Exchange Drive may turn into a beautiful trek through the South Shore Nature Sanctuary. The proximity of recreational facilities in this area makes a terrific afternoon outing. Alternatively, check out the numerous shopping plazas and malls that offer a wide selection of affordable products.

Locals Love

Proximity to the Lake • Affordable and diverse housing options • Historic neighborhood.

Locals Don't Love

Traffic from surrounding neighborhoods • Lack of cultural events and organizations • Fewer renovated apartments further from the lake..


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