Ravenswood Real Estate

Enormous old-growth trees line quiet streets of rehabbed old homes on large lots, while local business give an almost small-town feel to this idyllic Northside neighborhood.  Ravenswood overlaps to some extent with another prominent Chicago neighborhood, Lincoln Square.

Perfect for those who...

Want a quieter urban neighborhood with large lawns, single family homes, ample park land and steady access to public transportation.  Closer to downtown than Rogers Park, quieter than Lakeview.

 

Location:

Ravenswood is located west of Clark Street, South of Foster Avenue, East of the Chicago River, and north of Montrose Avenue.  

 

What it is like to live in Ravenswood:

Ravenswood's pleasant tree-lined streets are populated by low-rise single family homes and smaller multi-family dwellings, such as 2 flats and walkups.  Ravenswood Avenue's former warehouse corridor, has been converted to house everything from antiques shops and furniture stores to art galleries, theaters and non-profits, to gyms and doggy day cares.  Neighborhood tap houses, diverse dining options, book stores, and well-curated boutique clothing stores populate Lincoln and Montrose Avenues.

 

Attractions , Landmarks and Things to Do:

The independent, not-for-profit Old Town School of Folk Music teaches thousands of weekly classes and workshops in a variety of disciplines alongside its concert hall on Lincoln Avenue.  

 

Transportation:

The neighborhood is serviced by multiple CTA Brown Line stations, as well as a Metra Light Rail station.  

 

Close by to:

Several of the city's largest music venues, such as the Riviera and the Aragon Ballroom are to the East.

Ravenswood surrounds Lincoln Square, home to many German-American landmarks, cultural centers and excellent dining and nightlife.  

Also to the East, enormous Montrose Beach, which also houses a harbor, a nature area, and numerous athletic facilities by the lakeshore.  

Ravenswood - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Ravenswood: $480,400 / County Avg $506,000

47%

Avg Taxes in Ravenswood: $5,500 / County Avg $10,900

25%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Ravenswood: 1,967 / County Avg 1,886

52%

Avg Price per/sqft in Ravenswood:$244 / County Avg $268

91%

Avg Walkscore in Ravenswood: 93 / County Avg 70

66%

Avg Year Built in Ravenswood: 1945 / County Avg 1960

50%

Avg Days on Website in Ravenswood: 60 / County Avg 68

44%

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