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South Michigan Avenue

South Michigan Avenue

Commute to Downtown Evergreen Park

Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips.

Somewhat Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, minimal bike lanes.

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About this Location

South Michigan Avenue

South Michigan Avenue has a Walk Score of 73 out of 100. This location is Very Walkable so most errands can be accomplished on foot.

This location is in the Chatham neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Memorial Park, Meyering Park and Auburn Park.

Nearby schools include Mighty God Christian Academy, Ruggles Elementary School and Chatham-avalon Nursery School & Kindergarten.

The closest grocery stores are Big Sam's Mini Mart, ALDI Chicago, IL and ALDI Chicago, IL.

Nearby coffee shops include 300 Blue Cafe LLC, Just Jerk Cafe's and Fleck's Coffee. Nearby restaurants include Original Soul Vegetarian, Maxwell Street Grill and Lem's Bar-B-Q.

South Michigan Avenue is near Memorial Park, Park Number 419 and Meyering Park.

There are minimal bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. South Michigan Avenue is somewhat bikeable, there is minimal bike infrastructure.

At South Michigan Avenue

Grant Park Details

View looking south from 8th street.

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photo of Grant Park at South Michigan Avenue Chicago IL US

Museum Campus/11th Street Station Details

South trains.

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photo of Museum Campus/11th Street Station at South Michigan Avenue Chicago IL US

Travel Time Map

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

Excellent Transit

South Michigan Avenue has excellent transit which means transit is convenient for most trips. Car sharing is available from RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • Red Line

    0.5 mi

  • ME Metra Electric

    1.3 mi

Bus lines:

  • 75 74th-75th

    0.1 mi

  • 29 State

    0.2 mi

  • 3 King Drive

    0.3 mi

Car shares:

Crime Grade Beta

South Michigan Avenue compared to all of Chicago.

Personal Crime Grade


Average crime area.

Property Crime Grade


Higher crime area.

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Chatham Neighborhood

South Michigan Avenue is in the Chatham neighborhood. Chatham is the 93rd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 75.

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