Homes in Green Island Hills range from Georgian, Tudor and Spanish Revival to Craftsman, with new modern homes popping up every month. With its central location, developers are building homes in the $700,000 plus range and moving them quickly.
The main north-south street is River Road, which extends south into the heart of the city as Veterans Parkway. River Road is a street that defines a border between Green Island Hills and other neighborhoods within the city. Major east-west streets include Cascade Road and Mountainbrook Drive. Besides River Road, other arterial roads include Standing Boy Road and Winding Ridge Road. METRA Transit System also has two stops in Green Island Hills.