Chicago - Edgewater
Edgewater is bounded by Lake Michigan to the east, Foster Avenue to the south, Ravenswood Avenue to the west and Devon Avenue to the north. The neighborhood began in the 1890s as a retreat for members of Chicago’s elite society. Later, the affluence of the area was symbolized most by the Edgewater Beach Hotel that opened in 1916 right on Lake Michigan and Sheridan Road.
Chicago - Lincoln Square
A unique neighborhood on Chicago’s north side, Lincoln Square represents a variety of cultures through its restaurants, cafés, businesses, and boutiques. The boundaries are Ravenswood Avenue to the east, Montrose Avenue to the south, the Chicago River to the west and Bryn Mawr Avenue and Peterson Avenue on the north.
Chicago - North Center
The epicenter of North Center lies at the six-way intersection where Irving Park road meets Lincoln and Damen Avenues. North Center is bordered on the north by Montrose Avenue, on the south by Diversey Parkway, on the west by the Chicago River, and the east by Ravenswood Avenue.
Chicago - The Loop
The Loop is between the Chicago River on the North and Roosevelt Road on the South, and from Lake Michigan West to Interstate 90/94. Although Chicagoans do not agree on the origin of the Loop’s name, it is said to take after a streetcar from the 1880s or the CTA “El” tracks that looped through the city.
Chicago - Near West Side
BUCKTOWNBucktown is thought to have been named for the large number of goats that were raised there during the 19th century. First settled by Polish immigrants and later Germans, Bucktown today is a trendy neighborhood that is primarily residential with a mix of single family homes, new high-rises and industrial loft spaces.
Chicago - Logan Square
Originally named for John Alexander Logan, who fought in the Civil War and was later a United States Senator representing Illinois, the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago is known for its gourmet coffee, cocktail lounges, popular restaurants and tightknit community.
Chicago - Lincoln Park
North of Chicago’s Loop and Gold Coast neighborhoods, you find Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park’s boundaries stretch from Diversey Parkway on the north to Clybourn Avenue on the west to North Avenue on the south, and Lake Michigan on the east.Along Lincoln Avenue at Fullerton Avenue, the Lincoln Park community of DePaul takes its name from The University.
Chicago - Lakeview
Lakeview, just north of Lincoln Park, extends from Lake Michigan to the west branch of the Chicago River, and Diversey Parkway north to Irving Park Road. Clark Street divides the two major sections of the neighborhood, Lakeview East and West Lakeview. Lakeview East includes the lakefront districts of Diversey and Belmont Harbors.
Chicago - Near North Side
GOLD COASTChicago’s Gold Coast includes the Streeterville and Mag Mile neighborhoods and some of the finest luxury real estate in the city.An elegant and sophisticated destination for living, working and playing, Chicago’s Gold Coast has the finest shopping west of Park Avenue.The Gold Coast’s Streeterville neighborhood is a residential pocket located between Michigan Avenue and the lake.
Chicago - Uptown
Uptown has always been a community where people from diverse backgrounds come together. Community leaders are transforming that diversity into positive energy for the neighborhood bounded by Montrose Avenue, Foster Avenue, Clark Street and Lake Michigan.
Chicago - West Town
Situated on Chicago’s northwest side, West Town is bordered by the Chicago River to the east, the Union Pacific railroad tracks to the south, the former railroad tracks on Bloomingdale Avenue to the north, and Humboldt Park to the west. The neighborhood includes galleries, retail boutiques, quaint coffee shops, restaurants, bars, and historic churches.