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5040 South Ellis Avenue

5040 South Ellis Avenue

Commute to Downtown Chicago

Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, some bike lanes.

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5040 South Ellis Avenue

5040 South Ellis Avenue has a Walk Score of 69 out of 100. This location is Somewhat Walkable so some errands can be accomplished on foot.

5040 South Ellis Avenue is a 19 minute walk from the ME Metra Electric at the 47th St. (Kenwood) stop.

This location is in the Kenwood neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Sycamore Playlot, Jessie 'Ma' Houston Playlot Park and Drexel Square.

Nearby schools include Children's Rendez-vous, Reavis Elementary Math & Science Spec Schl School and Creative Mansion Children's Academy.

The closest grocery stores are Ingleside Foods, Valley of Jordan Food and Hyde Park Produce market.

Nearby coffee shops include Cafe 53, Starbucks and Sweet Potatoes Cafe. There are 21 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Shark's Fish & Chicken, See Thru Chinese Kitchen and Shark's Fish & Chicken Inc.

5040 South Ellis Avenue is near Sycamore Playlot, Jessie 'Ma' Houston Park and Drexel Square.

There are some bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. 5040 South Ellis Avenue is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips.

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Good Transit

5040 South Ellis Avenue has good transit which means many nearby public transportation options. Car sharing is available from I-GO, Zipcar, RelayRides and Getaround.

Rail lines:

  • ME Metra Electric

    0.7 mi

  • Green Line

    0.9 mi

Bus lines:

  • 15 Jeffery Local

    0.1 mi

  • 2 Hyde Park Express

    0.1 mi

  • 4 Cottage Grove

    0.2 mi

  • 172 U. of Chicago/Kenwood

    0.3 mi

Car shares:

Crime Grade Beta

5040 South Ellis Avenue compared to all of Chicago.

Personal Crime Grade


Lower crime area.

Property Crime Grade


Lower crime area.

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Kenwood Neighborhood

5040 South Ellis Avenue is in the Kenwood neighborhood. Kenwood is the 90th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 75.

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