Acting as a reminder of the roaring 20’s, Edgewater’s vintage feel is complete with old style movie theatres and antique shops. But the neighborhood’s charm is only amplified by the beautiful beaches lining Lake Michigan. Edgewater offers a variety of homes both drastically different in appearance and price, and with such a wide range of options finding your dream house comes easy.
Let’s take a look at what the Edgewater neighborhood in on the northside of Chicago has to offer.
Edgewater holds the title “18th most walkable neighborhood” with a Walk Score of 89 out of 100, easily accessible public transit, and bike routes.
The neighborhood sits next to multiple Red Line train stops and major bus lines for easy access to the rest of the city. In addition, Edgewater is walking distance to Lake Michigan and multiple beaches.
Edgewater currently has an overall Niche grade of an A.
The good - Nightlife (A+), Diversity (A+), Good for Families (A)
The bad - Crime and Safety (C+), Public Schools (C+), Housing (C)
“The bad” in Edgewater is nothing to sweat over. In fact, finding a home in Chicago with this much to offer at a median price of $257,785 is rare in such a big city.
Curious about what it would be like to live in the neighborhood? Here are a few team favorites in Edgewater:
Public Transit Options - #136 (Sheridan/LaSalle), #146 (Inner Drive/Michigan), #147 (Outer Drive Express), #148 (Clarendon/ Michigan Express), Red Line (Thorndale, Bryn Mawr)
In Edgewater, you definitely have your options for homes. There are plenty of condos by the lake as well as single family homes on tree-lined streets (and everything in between). Here is a short list of homes currently on the market:
6166 N Sheridan Rd, Unit 2D - 1 bed, 1.5 baths - $94,900
6301 N Sheridan Rd, Unit 25J - 1 bed, 1 bath - $130,000
6166 N Sheridan Rd, Unit 10K - 2 beds, 1.5 baths - $159,950
1447 W Victoria St, Unit 3C - 1 bed, 1 bath - $170,000
5901 N Sheridan Rd, Unit 9J - 2 beds, 2 baths - $235,000
5818 N Winthrop Ave, Unit 1B - 2 beds, 2 baths - $320,000
5421 N Glenwood Ave, Unit 2 - 2 beds, 2 baths - $425,000
6101 N Sheridan Rd, Unit 20A - 3 beds, 2.5 baths - $495,000
1215 W Glenlake Ave - 5 beds, 2 baths - $599,000
5748 N Hermitage Ave, Unit 403 - 3 beds, 2 baths - $775,000
6243 N Magnolia Ave - 5 beds, 4.5 baths - $990,000
Realtors that Edgewater
Interested in viewing properties? Don’t take our examples as the only options. There are Chicago Realtors who specialize in the Edgewater Chicago area who would be thrilled to help you with your search.