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Kennedy Park is one small area of the Morgan Park Community on the southwestern side of Chicago. The area offers a low-key lifestyle with single-family homes making up the most significant share of dwellings, unlike closer into the city center where condos, apartments, and lofts corner the lion's share of the market. Although Kennedy Park may be a relatively small community, there are several excellent restaurants in the areas to sample, along with numerous Irish pubs for those looking for Friday night fun. The community gets its name from Kennedy Park itself, located in the south-central area of town. For those looking for a peaceful place to live that is still within commuting distance of downtown Chicago and still offers many 'Big City' amenities, you might want to take a closer look at Kennedy Park and all that it has to offer. You might find yourself falling in love with the community and moving your entire family here!

Terrain in Kennedy Park
BUILT ENVIRONMENT
All Artificial
Mostly Artificial
Good Balance
Mostly Natural
All Natural
Artificial
Balanced
Natural
TOPOGRAPHIC RELIEF
Flat
Mostly Flat
Medium
Mostly Hilly
Hilly
Flat
Medium
Hilly

They say that Kansas is so flat you can stand on the Kansas/Missouri border and see Colorado on a clear day. This is also a very apt description of the terrain here in Kennedy Park. The good news is that you don't need hills to make your walks through Kennedy Park with your pup interesting. The streets throughout the residential area are lined with sidewalks, grassy spots, and plenty of shady trees. Sure, walking would be a lot more challenging if there a few hills along the way, but since there aren't any, try varying the direction you take with each walk. Even dogs can become bored with their walks if you take them on the same walk day in and day out. Try exploring your community one block at a time as this can take out some of the boredom and give Bowser a chance to sniff a little new ground from time to time. 

Greenways in Kennedy Park
1 GREENWAYS
Neighborhoods in Chicago have an average of:
11 Greenways
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Kennedy Park is a tightly packed community filled with mostly single-family homes. Unfortunately, this doesn't leave much room for green spaces. The only real area is the neighborhood's namesake park. The park offers ball fields, a swimming pool, and lots of grass for you and Bowser to run and play on as long as you keep him on a leash and pay attention to other visitors and pedestrians. Beyond this park, you will have to drive out of the area to find it. Mount Hope Cemetery and Mount Oliver Catholic Cemetery sit on the east side of the community. However, they are not exactly the best place to take Bowser for a stroll. These areas are not the best place to take your dogs as they tend to leave a mess behind and far too many dog owners refused to clean up after them. You might find yourself being asked to leave.

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