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Crime & Safety in Rogers Park : Real Estate Advice

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Wed May 6, 2015
Mark Malave answered:
Everyone has a different opinion as to what is "safe" so as Realtors we really can't comment since it can be considered steering. I always advise people to actually visit the area and go to a public place like a restaurant and see what you think for yourself. Chicago is an enormous city, so there is a great diversity in housing choices and people. Personally, that's what I love about living and working here. ... more
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Sun Feb 8, 2015
Peg Wolfe answered:
I'd avoid it were I you. Lots of gang and drug-selling activity in the Howard/Damen area. It's seedy and dangerous. I never, ever walked after nightfall if at all possible, and since parking in this congested area is terrible, it's necessary at times. And "Crystal's" answer to your question is nonsensical and downright inflammatory. This part of Rogers Park is steadily deteriorating, with respect to crime and related issues. I had my condo burglarized AND vandalized in separate incidents, and my car vandalized twice.

(I am a former resident of this specific neighborhood, not a Realtor.)
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Fri Jun 20, 2014
Seth Captain answered:
Leave an old cell phone on the sidewalk outside a store.

Record.

Then factor in the amount of time it took for the phone to disappear, whether it was returned to the nearest store, and whether your webcam is still there.

This should help.
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Tue Sep 3, 2013
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
Hi Taylor :

Check out:

www.crimereports.com

www.crimemapping.com

Good luck

Ruth
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