Douglas Park

Community Area: North Lawndale
Douglas Park is part of the Chicago South Side. Situated just south of Chicago's Loop, Chicago South has experienced rapid development in recent years, particularly in the South Loop neighborhood.

Chicago South offers a wide range of housing styles, including new construction high rises, single-family homes, condominiums, lofts, town homes, bungalow-style homes and historic mansions. The region also boasts several historically-significant buildings and landmark districts, such as Kenwood District and Hyde Park-Kenwood Historic District.

The area is primarily served by the Chicago Public School District. The University of Chicago is also located in Chicago South. Public transportation options for commuters include number CTA buses and ‘L' trains, as well as Metra railways with transportation to Chicago's Loop and nearby communities. Major highways also pass through the area, including the Dan Ryan Expressway and Lake Shore Drive.

Cultural opportunities abound, with the Museum of Science and Industry, the Field Museum, John G. Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, the DuSable Museum of African American History, as well as art galleries and museums located in the area. The Chicago Park District also offers residents several public parks. Notable residents have included President Barack Obama.






Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at California, Kedzie, Western

Metra
BNSF Railway

at S Western Ave Metra



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Average Sales Price

$98,143

Average Days on Market

105

Sales Prices vs. List Price

90%


Data represents the community area's average over the past 12 months. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.




'The Chi' Says Dumpster Food Was Expired — But Residents Say Otherwise  Oct 19th, 2017
'The Chi' Says Dumpster Food Was Expired — But Residents Say Otherwise

A TV show threw away a dumpster full of food and household items in a West Side food desert. 

TV Show Throws Out Dumpster Full Of Food — While Filming In A Food Desert  Oct 18th, 2017
TV Show Throws Out Dumpster Full Of Food — While Filming In A Food Desert

"The Chi," produced by Chicago native Lena Waithe, is supposed to depict the city's South Side. 

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