Douglas Park, Chicago, IL

Douglas Park Neighborhood Guide Chicago, IL

About

Douglas Park is a vibrant neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, known for its significant Hispanic population and diverse culture. It's located on the city's West Side and is within close proximity to important arteries such as Ogden Avenue and the Eisenhower Expressway. The neighborhood takes its name from the sprawling Douglas Park, which offers a variety of recreational facilities including a pool and sports fields. It's also home to the Sinai Health System and several educational institutions, making it a hub of health and education.

What You Will Love About Douglas Park, Chicago, Illinois

  • Douglas Park itself is a major highlight, offering 218 acres of green space, a lagoon, bird and butterfly gardens, and facilities for soccer, baseball, and tennis.
  • The neighborhood's rich cultural diversity makes for an appealing mix of restaurants, shops, and events.
  • The lively arts scene is spearheaded by the nearby National Museum of Mexican Art, offering a taste of the cultural richness of the area.
  • The neighborhood's location close to major roads and public transport options makes commuting easy.

What’s Nearby

Douglas Park is adjacent to the North Lawndale and Little Village neighborhoods, both rich in history and cultural diversity. It's also a short drive away from downtown Chicago, making it a great location for those who prefer a quieter residence with easy access to the city. The United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, is also just a stone's throw away.

Lifestyle

Life in Douglas Park is a mix of urban energy and community camaraderie. With plenty of recreational spaces and a thriving cultural scene, it's an ideal place for those who value outdoor activities and rich cultural experiences. The neighborhood is also home to several schools and healthcare facilities, making it a convenient choice for families and professionals alike.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 108 restaurants, 41 grocery stores, and 25 parks within a mile of the Douglas Park neighborhood.

  • SHOPPING
    E Packaging & Fulfillment Company

    Business and Professional Services, Scientific Equipment Supplier, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.5 miles

    2444 W 16th St

  • GROCERY
    Teloloaban Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    2027 S California Ave

  • GROCERY
    McMahon Food Corporation

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    2110 S Marshall Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Pete's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    2526 W Cermak Rd

  • GROCERY
    Western Poultry

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.7 miles

    2003 S Western Ave

  • GROCERY
    Super Mercado Guerrero

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    3100 W Cermak Rd

Douglas Park Apartments and Rentals

82 Rental properties in Douglas Park, Chicago, IL.

  • 2255 S Oakley Ave #3 property

    $1,750

    2255 S Oakley Ave #3

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

  • 1012 S Oakley Blvd #2 property

    $2,100

    1012 S Oakley Blvd #2

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    900 Sqft

  • 920 S Claremont Ave #3 property

    $2,500

    920 S Claremont Ave #3

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1550 Sqft

  • 720 S Claremont Ave #2 property

    $2,000

    720 S Claremont Ave #2

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1700 Sqft

  • 2720 W 23rd St #3 property

    $2,500

    2720 W 23rd St #3

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1300 Sqft

  • 1239 S Fairfield Ave #2 property

    $2,200

    1239 S Fairfield Ave #2

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1300 Sqft

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
14.8%
38.4%
utilities
0.4%
11.2%
food
1.6%
3.5%
transportation
0.8%
7.5%
healthcare
4.2%
7.8%

Douglas Park Demographics

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Douglas Park Reviews

people smiling
  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 4 of 4 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Safe For Families

    Yes

    Say 3 of 4 renters

  • Busy Streets

    Yes

    Say 2 of 4 renters

Douglas Park Transportation

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CTA - California

Other

2011 S California Ave

Union Pacific Railroad

Train Stop

1425 S Western Ave

Metra - Western Avenue

Train Stop

Western Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Douglas Park Schools

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94%
DowntownNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,717
12%
West LoopNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,895
127%
Near West SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,697
26%
Near North SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,642
1%
Lincoln ParkNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,345
22%
Logan SquareNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,600--
Fulton MarketNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,500
0%
River WestNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,900--
River NorthNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,000--
PilsenNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
West TownNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,600
22%
The LoopNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,500
21%
Old TownNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,625--
Gold CoastNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,655
1%
Wicker ParkNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,600--
StreetervilleNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,717
3%
Little ItalyNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,123
1%
Ukrainian VillageNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,450--
Near South SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,047
7%
Fulton River DistrictNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,832
44%
Lower West SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,500--
Prairie ShoresNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
BridgeportNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Little VillageNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
BucktownNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,600--
New CityNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
BronzevilleNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Printer's RowNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
Southwest SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$750--
GreektownNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$1,405
10%
Lake MeadowsNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois----
AustinNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$795
1%
Near East SideNeighborhood in Chicago, Illinois$2,625
11%