Morning Minute: Chicago makes 2014 list of most “walkable” cities

The Windy City is also one of the most “walkable.” With a Walk Score of 75, Chicago comes in at No. 6 on Walk Score’s latest ranking of the 2014 Most Walkable U.S. Cities and Neighborhoods. What makes a city walkable? It’s having neighborhoods where schools, restaurants, entertainment and other amenities are within walking distance, a benefit that many homeowners value.

Don’t live in Chicago? Walk Score tracks other cities. Go to the site and see how your community rates in walkability.

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