Neighborhoods for the rest of us, Kelvyn Park

When the Kelvyn Park neighborhood draws attention, it's typically because of gang activity – and there is that.

Kelvyn Park also offers an attractive physical environment. The streets have broad, well-tended parkways and mature trees. Wrightwood Ave, between Kostner Ave and Cicero Ave, is a lush boulevard. The eight and one-half acre Kelvyn Park has ball fields and a classic field house that hosts a variety of activities.

Housing in Kelvyn Park is affordable and consists mostly of single-family homes and 2-flats priced from the low $100s to the mid-$200s, often with an illegal apartment in the basement for an extended family or extra income.

If you're searching for real estate in Kelvyn Park, look in ZIP code 60639 and consider learning to speak Spanish.

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