Jackson Park Highlands

Community Area: South Shore
Jackson Park Highlands 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

Metra
Metra Electric South Chicago Branch

at Stony Island Metra, Bryn Mawr Metra


School Districts

City Of Chicago Sd 299


Elementary Schools

Middle Schools


Data supplied by the National Center for Education Statistics

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Average Sales Price

$130,328

Average Days on Market

109

Sales Prices vs. List Price

91%


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




Lindblom Grad For Tapped For News Anchor Job At Age 22  Oct 19th, 2017
Lindblom Grad For Tapped For News Anchor Job At Age 22

Joshua Short, of South Shore, will host the Sunday newscast for the station in Northern Indiana.

South Shore Opera Company Ready To Debut New Paul Dunbar Opera  Oct 17th, 2017
South Shore Opera Company Ready To Debut New Paul Dunbar Opera

The group has completed a new orchestration for "The Poet," which will be performed on Oct. 29.

Kanye West's Boyhood Home To Be Torn Down To Become South Side Music Museum  Oct 5th, 2017
Kanye West's Boyhood Home To Be Torn Down To Become South Side Music Museum

Donda's House wanted the house to be an arts incubator, but now needs to tear it down and rebuild.

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