Guides

  • Bucktown

    Overview: During the 19th century, Bucktown was home to many Polish immigrants, and was a part of the city’s famed Polish Downtown. The large number of goats that were raised…

  • Wicker Park

    OVERVIEW Long considered one of Chicago’s hippest and hottest neighborhoods, Wicker Park truly offers everything a city dweller could want. Public transportation, parks, restaurants, small boutique shops, and easy access…

  • Lincoln Park

    OVERVIEW Lincoln Park is truly one of Chicago’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Bordered on the east side by the park of the same name, and Lake Michigan, the close proximity to…

  • West Loop

    OVERVIEW West Loop, as its name suggests, lies just west of the downtown Loop. Ashland Avenue, Grand Avenue, the Eisenhower Expressway, and the Chicago River border it. West Loop is…

  • Gold Coast

    Overview The Gold Coast is an historic district in Chicago, and part of the city’s Near North Side community area. It is usually thought to be the area bounded by…

  • Logan Square

    OVERVIEW Logan Square is an up-and-coming neighborhood with vintage charm. It offers residents a more relaxed, quieter life than some of Chicago’s more crowded spots. However, all the popular attractions…

  • Roscoe Village

    OVERVIEW Roscoe Village, located about five miles north of Chicago’s Loop, is bordered by Addison, Belmont, Ravenswood, and the Chicago River to the west. This quaint neighborhood offers a less…

  • Wrigleyville

    OVERVIEW Wrigleyville lies within the Lakeview community in Chicago – bordered by Ashland, Halsted, Byron, and Roscoe streets. The area takes its name from Wrigley Field, the home of the…

  • South Loop

    OVERVIEW The South Loop is a vibrant, growing, exciting new community attracting many urban dwellers who wish to live, work, and play all in the same area. The area directly…

  • River North

    OVERVIEW A stylish and bustling urban area, River North is one of the fastest-growing and most desirable neighborhoods in the city. The area is outlined by the Chicago River on…

  • Old Town

    OVERVIEW Old Town is a historic and affluent area, home to many of Chicago’s most beautiful old Victorian-era buildings. One of only 7 churches to service the Great Chicago Fire…

  • North Center

    OVERVIEW North Center is a neighborhood on the North Side of Chicago, and makes up one of the city’s 77 community areas. North Center is outlined by Montrose (north), Diversey…

  • Edgewater

    Overview Edgewater is a Chicago lakefront neighborhood located 7 miles north of downtown. Edgewater is made up of the area between Foster, Devon, Ravenswood, and Lake Michigan. One of the…

  • Lakeview

    OVERVIEW The Lakeview neighborhood is one of Chicago’s 77 community areas, and the second largest in population. Its borders are Irving Park, Diversey, North Ravenswood, and Lake Michigan to the…

  • Near North Side

    OVERVIEW The Near North Side is one of the 77 community areas that make up the city of Chicago. Additionally, it is one of the neighborhoods that make up “downtown,”…

  • Near South Side

    OVERVIEW The Near South Side is a community area in Chicago, just south of the downtown Loop area. It stretches from Roosevelt down to 26th Street, and the Chicago River…