Apartments For Rent in Pilsen, Chicago
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What's it like to live in Pilsen?
Pilsen offers a variety of experiences for those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. This area has a large number of streets to check out. Even though this part of Chicago is not known for its nightlife, there is a narrow selection of entertainment venues, not to mention that there are many people around most of the time. Green spaces are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in, resulting in them being easy to access from a lot of locations within the neighborhood.
What kinds of homes are available in Pilsen?
In Pilsen, many dwellings are small apartment buildings, but large apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This part of the city offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy roughly 70% of the dwellings in Pilsen while owners occupy the remainder. Most of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place before the 1960s.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Pilsen?
It is especially convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store by walking from anywhere in Pilsen. Furthermore, those who like to dine out won't have to go far in this area, where over 50 restaurants and a few cafes are available, for example along 18th Street. It is also convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, residents will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from vast majority properties for rent in this neighborhood. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
What are the best ways to get around in Pilsen?
Pilsen provides home renters with the choice between different means of transportation. Walking is very convenient for residents in Pilsen; carrying out day-to-day needs is very easy, and a large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Thanks to a few nearby bus lines, this part of the city features a very good public transit infrastructure. Pilsen is also car friendly. Many houses for rent are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Dan Ryan Expressway.