West Ridge Real Estate
West Ridge, also known as West Rogers Park, is a culturally diverse residential neighborhood dotted with historic mansions, vintage apartments, brick bungalows, great cuisine and plenty of green space. West Ridge includes the smaller areas of Arcadia Terrace and Peterson Park.
Perfect for those who...
Want a quiet, residential neighborhood with a distinctive feel, classic architecture, far from the hustle and bustle of downtown. More secluded than Rogers Park, Edgewater or Ravenswood.
West Ridge is located to the west of Ridge Boulevard and Rogers Park, to the south of Howard Street and Evanston, to the east of the Chicago River, and to the north of Bryn Mawr and Ravenswood.
What it is like to live in West Ridge:
With thriving immigrant enclaves, solid middle-class sensibilities, historic architecture, and plenty of green space, West Ridge is a fantastic North Side residential neighborhood. A stretch on Devon Avenue has been dubbed as "Little India," featuring fantastic food from all over the subcontinent, Bollywood-themed nightlife and video rentals, as well as Indian and Pakistani boutiques and book stores. Elsewhere, the neighborhood is largely residential, but there are a few good local sports taverns, karaoke bars, hookah lounges and coffee houses.
Attractions , Landmarks and Things to Do:
One of the best attractions is the ample parkland in West Ridge. There is plenty of green space, and numerous athletic facilities for every sport, from basketball courts to golf courses.
There are no CTA train stations in West Ridge, but there is ample bus service, little traffic and plenty of street parking.
Close by to:
The lakefront beaches of Rogers Park are to the East.
The Old Town School of Folk is to the South in Lincoln Square.
West Ridge Listings Summary
West Ridge - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in West Ridge: $236,600 / County Avg $567,000
Avg Taxes in West Ridge: $2,900 / County Avg $11,000
Avg Sq. Ft. in West Ridge: 1,398 / County Avg 1,950
Avg Price per/sqft in West Ridge:$169 / County Avg $291
Avg Walkscore in West Ridge: 83 / County Avg 73
Avg Year Built in West Ridge: 1948 / County Avg 1963
Avg Days on Website in West Ridge: 77 / County Avg 68