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Traffic & Commuting

Traffic & Commuting

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At ten miles, South Shore is quite a bit further from downtown Chicago than most of the city’s other neighborhoods. In some cities, this could be considered suburban distance. However, the commute isn’t bad at all. The drive is about 20-30 minutes depending on traffic, but usually doesn’t take much longer than that. Most of the commute (unless you take Interstate 90) is spent on South Lake Shore Drive, which is a scenic road that runs parallel to Lake Michigan. There are also public transportation options: numerous buses have stops in the area, and the city’s red line subway service is about a ten minute drive from the center of the neighborhood.



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The South Shore has been called home by people like rapper Kanye West, aviator Amelia Earhart, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Aside from these famous names, the community is home to middle and upper class families. It’s one of only a few areas in the city’s South Side that are considered middle to upper class, with the other two being Hyde Park and Beverly. The South Shore neighborhood, which is officially a historic district and Chicago Landmark, is very diverse and has a large number of both White and Black families.


We Have 2,621 South Shore Apartment Listings

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thumbnail 3 Bed $900 7634 S Kingston, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 2 - 3 Bed $1,000 - $1,250 6901 S Paxton, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 2 Bed $975 2043 E 70Th Street, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 0 - 2 Bed $740 - $1,160 6900 S Shore Drive, Chicago, IL September 20th
1 Bed $595 7800 S Coles, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 2 Bed $750 7543 S Dante, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 1 - 2 Bed $650 - $800 3008 E Cheltenham, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 0 - 2 Bed $565 - $830 6720 S Jeffery Boulevard, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 1 Bed $990 6700 S Oglesby, Chicago, IL September 20th
thumbnail 3 Bed $1,050 6820-22 S Cornell Avenue, Chicago, IL September 20th
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Apartment Complexes

Name Bedrooms Price Range
One - Two $680 - $790
Studio $660
Two $0
One - Two $580 - $790
One - Two $660 - $760
One $0
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