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Living in Kenwood Chicago

Kenwood is the 48th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 6,207 residents.

Kenwood has good public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Hyde Park, East Hyde Park, Washington Park, Bronzeville, Woodlawn, West Woodlawn and Grand Crossing.

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Walk Score of Kenwood, Chicago, IL

Kenwood is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Kenwood Mansion District

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Harper Square

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Kenwood Chicago.

Kenwood is the 48th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 79.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: Near North Side, West Loop and East Ukrainian Village.

Kenwood Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Kenwood to other Chicago neighborhoods.




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46 Hermosa 79 59 67 20,888
47 Old Irving Park 79 70 73 11,558
48 Kenwood 79 66 91 6,207
49 Belmont Central 78 59 58 31,071
50 North Mayfair 78 58 70 6,882

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Eating & Drinking

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

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

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for Little Black Pearl Workshop#Kenwood, This is part school, gallery, community center and coffee shop. I was dazzled by this place when I came in for the first time years ago. See local art and stay for some refreshments.

Alexander Price
on Little Black Pearl Workshop

Transit Score of Kenwood, Chicago, IL

Kenwood has Good Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Kenwood has good public transportation and about 6 bus and 1 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Kenwood has about 2 car shares from I-GO.

Bike Score of Kenwood, Chicago, IL

Kenwood is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.


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Crime in Kenwood

= Lowest Crime

Kenwood has average personal crime and more property crime per person than the Chicago average.

Kenwood Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Kenwood Chicago?



Photo of Kenwood Park in Kenwood, Chicago

Kenwood Park

Photo of Ancona School in Kenwood, Chicago

Ancona School

Photo of 47th Street & Woodlawn in Kenwood, Chicago

47th Street & Woodlawn

Photo of Unknown Old Church in Kenwood, Chicago

Unknown Old Church

thumbnail for LA Fitness#Kenwood, This is by far the biggest gym in the south side. Huge tennis courts, swimming pool, and tons of machines cardio and free weights makes this a go to gym in this community.

Alexander Price
on LA Fitness

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