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West Polk Street

Somewhat Walkable

Archer Heights Neighborhood, Chicago

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West Polk Street

West Polk Street has a Walk Score of 69 out of 100. This location is Somewhat Walkable so some errands can be accomplished on foot.

This location is in the Archer Heights neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Altgeld Park, Claremont Park and Campbell Park.

Nearby schools include King Elementary School, Manley Career Academy High School and Chalmers Elementary Specialty School.

The closest grocery stores are California Food Mart, Genin Food & Liquor and A M P Food Mart.

Nearby coffee shops include Rick's Bar, Talon Coffee and Hope Cafe. There are 17 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Treat Yourself, Westside Gyros and Polk & Western.

West Polk Street is near Rush University, University of Illinois - Chicago and Telephone & Data Systems Headquarters.

There are minimal bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. West Polk Street is bikeable, there is some bike infrastructure.

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Excellent Transit

West Polk Street has excellent transit which means transit is convenient for most trips. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, RelayRides and I-GO.

Rail lines:

  • Blue Line

    0.4 mi

  • Green Line

    0.9 mi

  • BNSF Burlington Northern

    1.0 mi

  • Pink Line

    1.2 mi

  • NCS North Central Service

    1.3 mi

  • MD-N Milwaukee North

    1.3 mi

  • MD-W Milwaukee West

    1.3 mi

  • UP-W Union Pacific West

    1.4 mi

Bus lines:

  • 94 South California

    0.1 mi

  • 7 Harrison

    0.2 mi

  • 12 Roosevelt

    0.3 mi

Car shares:


Flat as a pancake, minimal bike lanes.

Archer Heights Neighborhood

West Polk Street is in the Archer Heights neighborhood. Archer Heights is the 121st most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 70.

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