Neighborhood Analysis – ROGERS PARK
The choice of the Neighborhood I pick is called ROGERS PARK located in Chicago
Guidelines To follow
Natural Features • Are there trees, parks, rivers, forests, grass, etc.?
• What wildlife is present: mammals, birds, insects, etc.?
• What kind of homes are in the area?
• What businesses exist and how long have they been there? •
What kind of schools are there?
• What are the roads or streets like?
• Are there a lot of cars? What kinds in terms of cost–preowned, new, etc.?
• Are there garages, parking lots or street parking?
• Is there public transportation? How far away is it from your home?
• Are there bicycles, motorcycles, scooters, etc.?
• What is pedestrian traffic like—a dense population, for example?
• What public utilities are present: gas, electric, hydro, wind, sun, nuclear?
• Who is your alderperson?
• What is the average age, race, and gender in your community?
• What is the average household income?
• Are there a lot of children
• What creates the boundaries or borders of your community? For instance, are there certain streets or landmarks that determine where your neighborhood begins and ends? Chicago is a city of neighborhoods, some more accessible and welcoming than others. Among the many are Austin, Lawndale, Bridgeport, Uptown, Edgewater, and South Shore.
What is your neighborhood called?
• Overall, what does the future look like for your community? If things seem promising, why? If things seem bleak, why and how can those things be changed?