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Living in Near West Side Chicago Ridge

Near West Side is the 38th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago Ridge with 17,235 residents.

Near West Side has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: West Town, Tri-Taylor, Illinois Medical District, University Village - Little Italy, East Ukrainian Village, Ukrainian Village and Noble Square.

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84 Walk Score of Near West Side, Chicago Ridge, IL

Near West Side is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Merit School of Music

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Carmichael's Chicago Steak House

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Near West Side Chicago Ridge.

Near West Side is the 38th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago Ridge with a Walk Score of 84.

Find apartments in Chicago Ridge's most walkable neighborhoods: East Ukrainian Village, Wicker Park and Near North Side.

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Near West Side Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Near West Side to other Chicago Ridge neighborhoods.

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Population

36 Kilbourn Park 84 63 - 7,047
37 Cragin 84 58 - 42,978
38 Near West Side 84 81 - 17,235
39 Belmont Central 83 58 - 31,071
40 Hermosa 83 59 - 20,888

Eating & Drinking

There are about 410 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Near West Side.

People in Near West Side can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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The CrossRoads Bar & Grill

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Cone, Gourmet Ice Cream

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81 Transit Score of Near West Side, Chicago Ridge, IL

Near West Side has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Near West Side Chicago Ridge apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Near West Side has excellent public transportation and about 5 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

90 Bike Score of Near West Side, Chicago Ridge, IL

Near West Side is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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HALO [FOR MEN] West Loop

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Paw Naturals

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The Energy Annex

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Goodwill Store & Donation Center

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