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5217 South Blackstone Avenue

5217 South Blackstone Avenue

Commute to Downtown Chicago

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, minimal bike lanes.

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About this Location

5217 South Blackstone Avenue

5217 South Blackstone Avenue has a Walk Score of 90 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

5217 South Blackstone Avenue is a five minute walk from the ME Metra Electric at the 51st/53rd St. (Hyde Park) stop.

This location is in the Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Spruce Park, Madison Park and Kenwood Park.

Nearby schools include Murray Elementary Language Academy, Kenwood Academy High School and Akiba-schechter Jewish Day School.

The closest grocery stores are Bonne Sante Health Foods, Village Foods and Hyde Park Produce market.

Nearby coffee shops include Cafe 53, Istria Cafe and Bridgeport Coffee Company. There are 56 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Boston Market, Papa John's Pizza and A10 Hyde Park.

5217 South Blackstone Avenue is near Spruce Park, Madison Park and Nichols Park.

There are minimal bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. 5217 South Blackstone Avenue is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips.

Travel Time Map

Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from 5217 South Blackstone Avenue.

Good Transit

5217 South Blackstone Avenue has good transit which means many nearby public transportation options. Car sharing is available from I-GO, Zipcar and RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • ME Metra Electric

    0.2 mi

  • Green Line

    1.5 mi

Bus lines:

  • 15 Jeffery Local

    0.1 mi

  • 2 Hyde Park Express

    0.1 mi

  • 172 U. of Chicago/Kenwood

    0.1 mi

  • 28 Stony Island

    0.1 mi

  • 192 University of Chicago Hosp. Exp.

    0.2 mi

  • 6 Jackson Park Express

    0.2 mi

Car shares:

Crime Grade Beta

5217 South Blackstone Avenue compared to all of Chicago.

Personal Crime Grade


Lower crime area.

Property Crime Grade


Lower crime area.

= Lowest Crime

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Hyde Park Neighborhood

5217 South Blackstone Avenue is in the Hyde Park neighborhood. Hyde Park is the 59th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 82.

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55th-56th-57th St Metra Station

Hyde Park Shopping Center

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