Douglas, Chicago, IL

Douglas Neighborhood Guide Chicago, IL

About

Douglas is a bustling neighborhood located in Chicago, Illinois, celebrated for its rich history and vibrant culture. It's bordered by significant roads such as the Dan Ryan Expressway and Lake Shore Drive. Popular points of interest include the historic Bronzeville area, the Supreme Life Building – the first black-owned insurance company in the northern United States, and the beautiful Burnham Park. The neighborhood is also a haven of architectural wonders, home to some of Chicago's oldest homes.

What You Will Love About Douglas, Chicago, Illinois

  • The cultural diversity and rich history that permeates every corner of the Douglas neighborhood.
  • The splendid architectural designs that range from modern to century-old stories.
  • Its proximity to Lake Michigan, which offers breathtaking views and numerous outdoor activities.
  • The neighborhood's convenient location, just minutes away from downtown Chicago.

What's Nearby

Douglas is just minutes away from downtown Chicago, providing easy access to a plethora of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The neighborhood is also close to the Museum Campus, which houses the Adler Planetarium, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Field Museum.

The Rental Market

In Douglas, the rental market commands an average price of $1,795 for a one-bedroom apartment. Prices can swing from the lower end minimum average of $1,795 to the upper end maximum average of $2,858. The rental market shows some variability, as indicated by the standard deviation of the average price, which is $286.91.

Rental Price Stability

The rental price in Douglas shows a moderate level of stability. Though there is some fluctuation, with a standard deviation of $286.91, prices generally range between $1,795 and $2,858.

Lifestyle

Douglas offers a mix of urban and residential lifestyles with a strong sense of community. Even with its bustling activity and cultural events, it still maintains a calm and welcoming atmosphere. Whether you enjoy exploring historic architectural treasures or the vibrant nightlife, Douglas offers something for everyone.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 213 restaurants, 52 grocery stores, and 57 parks within a mile of the Douglas neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Jewel-Osco

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    443 E 34th St

  • SHOPPING
    Lake Meadows shopping mall

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.3 miles

    445 E 35th St

  • GROCERY
    Mariano's Pharmacy

    Retail, Drugstore, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    3857 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr

  • GROCERY
    Star Light Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    2832 S Wentworth Ave

  • GROCERY
    Fat Lee Supermarket

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    2707 S Wells St

  • GROCERY
    Sun Wing Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    2701 S Wells St

Douglas Apartments and Rentals

87 Rental properties in Douglas, Chicago, IL.

  • Lake Meadows Apartments property

    $975+

    Lake Meadows Apartments

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    425–1228 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Oakwood Shores Senior Apartments property

    Contact for Price

    Oakwood Shores Senior Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    715–1644 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • 2550 S Wabash 203 property

    $3,495

    2550 S Wabash 203

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1592 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2550 S Wabash 903 property

    $3,495

    2550 S Wabash 903

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1778 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2550 S Wabash 403 property

    $3,300

    2550 S Wabash 403

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1629 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3763 S Lake Park Ave property

    $3,000

    3763 S Lake Park Ave

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1500 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
15.2%
39.2%
utilities
0.2%
8.9%
food
1.6%
3.4%
transportation
0%
5.8%
healthcare
3.4%
7.3%

Douglas Demographics

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Douglas Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Safe For Families

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 6 of 7 renters

Douglas Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

69/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

74/100
Bike Score®

Excellent Transit

72/100
1 bus stop, 3 train stops, 2 other stops

35th-Bronzeville-IIT

Train Stop

E 35TH St

CTA Bus Stop

Bus Stop

26TH St

Cta

Train Stop

4003 S Indiana Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Douglas Schools

Neighborhoods Around Douglas

NeighborhoodStudioAvg RentAnnual Change
Lake MeadowsNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,369--
West LoopNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,630
106%
Prairie ShoresNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
BronzevilleNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Near North SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,685
6%
South SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,436
85%
The LoopNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,500
28%
Near West SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,198
2%
Hyde ParkNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,490
18%
River NorthNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,000--
Near South SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,057
2%
River WestNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,900--
Fulton MarketNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,500
0%
Gold CoastNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,650
1%
DearbornNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
BridgeportNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
StreetervilleNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,057
16%
New CityNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Printer's RowNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Little ItalyNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,247
4%
Hyde Park Kenwood Historic DistrictNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,225
32%
Fulton River DistrictNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,594--
ChinatownNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Near East SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,625
11%
KenwoodNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,562--
Lower West SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,500--
Grand BoulevardNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Central StationNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,232
17%
GreektownNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,370
7%
WoodlawnNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$740--
McKinley ParkNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Parkway GardensNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
East Hyde ParkNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,553
16%
Noble SquareNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,595
0%