Hermosa is one of 77 designated Chicago community areas and is located on the northwest side of Chicago, Illinois with a population of 23,481. Hermosa is in Cook County and it's community area contains the Kelvyn Park and Hermosa neighborhoods. The area includes the birthplace of Walt Disney and is the former headquarters of the Schwinn Bicycle Company. It is home to beautiful parks, thriving businesses and family-oriented residents, Hermosa prides itself in maintaining a safe and diverse Chicago neighborhood with loads of recreation for a fun-filled lifestyle. The majority of housing in Hermosa is found in the detached single-family form. This neighborhood is nice, diverse and the commute to Columbia College isn't so bad, 30 minutes away. Hermosa has some really great families that live in the area and great neighbors. Living in Hermosa offers residents an urban suburban mix feel. Part of the enjoyment of residing in Hermosa, is the delicious assortment of restaurants at your fingertips. Head out your front door and take your pick of flavors, from Cantonese cuisine to thin crust pizza pie. However, as its Spanish name implies, Hermosa is also a haven for mouthwatering south-of-the-border fare. Stop by the corner taqueria for a quick bite, or dine in on fresh ceviche and homemade tostadas. Nightlife in Hermosa is fairly low-key, but there are a handful of bars that serve up spirits. The shopping scene in Hermosa is also pretty impressive with a handful of clothing and shoe stores, a neighborhood hardware stop, and even Home Depot, for the bigger home improvement jobs.