Berwyn apartments are as diverse as the people and businesses within the city. Whether you rent an apartment in a Berwyn apartment building from the early 1900's or a more modern apartment complex, you can be sure that a diverse architecture, a scenic park system, a variety of businesses and a multi-cultural population of which Berwyn residents are proud will all surround you.
Whether you plan to someday purchase a house in Berwyn or continue to live in a Berwyn apartment, it's fun to drive around town and see all of the homes from different decades with diverse architectural styles. Berwyn has an abundance of Chicago-style bungalows from the 1920's through the 1940's in various sizes and styles. You'll also find beautiful, historic homes in other architectural styles such as Victorian, Prairie School and English Tudor. In some neighborhoods, you'll see Frank Lloyd Wright, Art Deco and more modern-day home designs mixed in with the older styles.
People with a variety of ethnic backgrounds live in these houses and apartments in Berwyn, including residents with Czech, Bohemian, Italian, Greek, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Hispanic, Italian, Asian, African-American and many other heritages. Many young families and professionals have migrated to Berwyn in recent years to take advantage of its location, affordable housing and low crime. (As of 2009, violent crime and property crime in Berwyn are below the U.S. average.)
In addition to a variety of houses, condominiums and apartments, Berwyn has four main business districts. Cermak Road's Berwyn Theatre Area has an interesting blend of historic and modern merchandise. The Ogden Avenue Corridor's Route 66 showcases an unexpected 50's theme. The South Berwyn/Depot District is a more traditional commercial area surrounding the tracks of the historic Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad and depot. Finally, you'll find nightlife, dining, baked goods and many retail shops and services in the Roosevelt Road Corridor.
What is there to do when you're not enjoying the comforts of your new Berwyn apartment? There's plenty for you, your family and friends to do. In addition to shopping and dining in some of the districts we previously mentioned, there are many parks with scenic trails, gardens, sports facilities, picnic areas, pools, playgrounds and more. Berwyn is host to many events, such as Concerts in the Park, a series of concerts usually held once a month during the summer. There's also the Route 66 Car Show often held in the fall and the Festival of Lights in the winter Ð just to name a couple.
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