Travel Advice Needed for Mobility Impaired

I will be visiting Chicago for the first time next September..very much looking forward to seeing your city. Walking is difficult for me (have MS). I'm not really interested in fancy shopping..just would like to see the museums and other points of interest. I am not fond of tall buildings for lodging. Which neighborhood will be safe and have more townhome style accommodations? Thanks everyone.
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GGChicago 2yrs+
My mother has MS so I realize how difficult a lot of areas can be. I'd rank Chicago as pretty accommodating to those with mobility issues. Many train stations have elevators and all public transportation is accessible. I assume by tall buildings you would prefer to avoid skyscrapers, so I'd avoid downtown areas like the Loop. I think Lincoln Park might be nice, with plenty of areas for shopping and quick access to major museums, etc and it's safe. As far as lodging, there's a historic hotel called "The Belden" in Lincoln Park. It's not exactly townhouse style but it's not a skyscraper either,so you might like it. From most of Lincoln Park you can access outdoor areas (including the Park and Zoo) as well as trains/buses to downtown. If you have any other questions, please post here and I'd love to help out more. You are definitely visiting chicago at the perfect time of year!
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