Jefferson Park has long been one of Chicago’s transportation hubs, earning the neighborhood the nickname as “The Gateway to Chicago”.
Jefferson Park is a neighborhood with rich cultural history and attractive residential property. Homebuyers will find a good assortment of real estate in Jefferson Park that covers every style of living, from contemporary condominiums to early Victorian houses. The area is surrounded by suburban, country club golf courses and thick forest preserves, so Jefferson Park residents are not for want of open space and lush greenery. Many of the homes in this neck of the woods have private yards and the small neighborhood parks provide even more room to stretch the legs and get a breath of fresh air.
Jefferson Park is bordered by the community areas of Norwood Park to the northwest, Forest Glen to the northeast, Portage Park to the south, and the suburb of Harwood Heights to the west.
Boundaries are Austin, Chicago River, Railway, Elston, Foster, Edens Expy, Cicero, Montrose, Narragansett, Nagle, Bryn Mawr, Northwest Hwy, and Milwaukee Avenue.