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West Garfield Park, Chicago, IL

West Garfield Park - IL

If you're interested in living in a city that has everything from legendary baseball teams to parks at every corner, you might want to consider Chicago. Renting an apartment in West Garfield Park can put you close to a number of amenities and more. Whether you're a young professional or a parent with small children, you'll find this tight-knit community to be perfect for getting a taste of the urban life.

Recreation

Just because you live in the city doesn't necessarily mean that you want to say good-bye to Mother Nature, and you won't have to while renting in West Garfield Park. This neighborhood is full of parks where you can reconnect with the wilderness, take your dog for a walk and go for a jog. Some of the facilities you might want to visit during your stay in Chicago include Garfield Park, Clark Park and Moore Park. Garfield Park has a conservatory that's dedicated to providing nature education to adults and children alike. Throughout the summer, you can find numerous events held at this large venue in the city.

Education

If you're interested in expanding upon your education, you'll have numerous opportunities to do so while residing in West Garfield Park. Just across the city, you'll find several of Chicago's most reputable schools including the Chicago Kent College of Law, Roosevelt University and Coyne College. To get your studying done, you'll also find the Humboldt Park Public Library a few blocks from your apartment. Even if you don't find much use for these facilities, you might have children who do in the near future. What's easier than being able to walk outside your door and find educational resources a few blocks from your apartment?

Transportation

While West Garfield Park doesn't have as many subway stops nearby as other neighborhoods in Chicago, you'll still be able to access public transportation a couple of blocks from your neighborhood. Cicero-Green, Pulaski-Green and Cicero-Forest Park are all stops that you can walk to in your community. However, it might be easier to opt for driving if you have a car in this part of the city. West Garfield Park is located right near Route 290, which can quickly take you in and out of Chicago. This roadway also connects to Routes 90 and 94, which can bring you to other parts of the metropolis in a short amount of time.

Additional Local Resources

Public Schools

www.cps.edu/Pages/home.aspx

Electric

www.comed.com

Water/Sewer

cityofchicago.org