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Living in South Shore Chicago

South Shore is the 95th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 43,374 residents.

South Shore has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Jackson Park Highlands, Stony Island Park, South Chicago, Avalon Park, Grand Crossing, Woodlawn and Calumet Heights.

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Walk Score of South Shore, Chicago, IL

South Shore is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Slaughter & Son Funeral Directors

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Jeffery & 73rd Street

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in South Shore Chicago.

South Shore is the 95th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 75.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: Near North, Printers Row and Gold Coast.

South Shore Neighborhood Ranking

Compare South Shore to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Name

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Population

93Chatham75675218,924
94Chicago Lawn75585518,523
95South Shore75666243,374
96Belmont Central75595830,870
97Kilbourn Park7566577,306

See Walk Score rankings for all of Chicago.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 69 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in South Shore.

People in South Shore can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Rosenblum Park#southshore , One of the best parks in southshore. Has a track , ball courts , and water sprinkler play ground.

Alexander Price
on Rosenblum Park

Transit Score of South Shore, Chicago, IL

South Shore has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find South Shore Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

South Shore has good public transportation and about 9 bus and 1 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from South Shore on public transit.

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South Shore has about 4 car shares from RelayRides and I-GO.

Bike Score of South Shore, Chicago, IL

South Shore is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Crime in South Shore

South Shore has more violent crime and more property crime per person than the Chicago average.

South Shore Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in South Shore Chicago?

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Bank of America

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Health Clinic

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Alexander Price
on South Chicago Metra

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South Shore Apartment Buildings
  1. Oglesby Towers
  2. Reside at 6900
  3. Jeffrey Apartments
  4. South Shore Beach
  5. Highlands Tudor Manor Senior Apartments
  6. Shorewind Towers
  7. 1st Month Tenant Portion Free! No Application Fee, No Security Deposit! Low Move in Fee of $50! 1 & 2BR $590-$690 w/ Onsite Parking & Laundry, Condo Quality, Appliances and Hardwood Floors. Select Units included Eat-In Kitchen
  8. Huge 2 Bed 1 bath unit with full living room and dining room. Recently rehabbed kitchen, with black and stainless appliances
  9. 1st Month Tenant Portion Waived! No Application Fee, No Security Deposit! Low Move in Fee of $50. 2BD & 4BD $750-$1240 w/ Free Heat, Quality Appliances, and Laundry- Onsite. Select Units w/ Central Air & Eat-In Kitchen Apply Today!
  10. 1st Month Tenant Portion Waived! No Application Fee, No Security Deposit! Low Move in Fee of $50. Cozy Studio w/ Free Heat, Quality Appliances, Laundry On-site.
  11. GIGANTIC 3BR 2BA CONDO A BLOCK FROM LAKE, S SHORE CULTURAL CENTER REHABBED. GRANITE, SS APPLNCS HARDWOOD, FIREPLCE, LAUNDRY, FREE HEAT, HOT WATER, INTERNET; BRAND NEW KITCHEN, 2 TILE BATHS, GORGEOUS, IN A CLASS BY ITSELF. CREDIT CHECK COSTS $1.00.
  12. Section 8 welcome.
  13. 1st Month Tenant Portion Waived! No Application Fee, No Security Deposit! Low Move in Fee of $50. 2BR w Onsite Parking & Laundry, Security Cameras, Pre-Wired Phone/Cable, Hardwood Floors Eat-In Kitchen and Modern Appliances!
  14. **BEAUTIFUL 2 BED APT-READY NOW FOR RENT-A MUST SEE**
  15. 1st Month Tenant Portion Waived! No Application Fee, No Security Deposit! Low Move in Fee of $50. 1BD w/ Free Heat, Hardwood Floors, Quality Appliances.

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