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Chicago Neighborhood Map
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Neighborhoods in Chicago
Chicago feels a bit like a patchwork of neighborhoods. With this Chicago neighborhood map, you can explore the communities that make up the “Windy City”. From the hipster haven of Wicker Park to the upscale elegance of the Gold Coast, this Chicago neighborhood map will guide you through the 3rd largest city in the United States.
Located on the city’s North Side, Lincoln Park has historic architecture, boutique shopping, and the famous Lincoln Park Zoo. Lincoln Park is also home to the Chicago History Museum. This is where you can find an unusual artifact – the life mask of Abraham Lincoln.
These adjacent neighborhoods on the city’s Northwest Side are known for their trendy and artistic vibe. During the 1950s and 1960s, it was a thriving hub for writers and artists. Even today, you can spot remnants of this literary heritage in the local bookstores throughout the neighborhood.
Known for its historic boulevards, Logan Square is a popular neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Logan Square is also known for its iconic Centennial Monument, a towering marble column located at its center. The neighborhood also features large-scale murals and street art.
Hyde Park includes one of the world’s leading research universities, the University of Chicago. What’s remarkable is that it’s not just a university but also a place where significant scientific discoveries took place. Physicist Enrico Fermi conducted the first controlled nuclear chain reaction in a secret underground lab beneath the university’s football field in 1942
Located on the city’s North Side, Andersonville is a laid-back and welcoming neighborhood known for its Swedish heritage. In fact, it was known as “Swede Town” due to its large Swedish immigrant population. It features antique shops, boutiques, and restaurants/cafes along Clark Street.
Situated along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Lakeview is home to Wrigley Field (where the Chicago Cubs play). What’s unique is that Wrigley Field is one of the oldest ballparks in the country, dating back to 1914. This neighborhood also has Belmont Harbor and an entertainment district along Clark Street.
The Loop is Chicago’s central downtown area. It’s named after the elevated train tracks that form a loop around the area. The Loop is not just Chicago’s central business district. But it’s also home to an architectural wonder known as the Chicago Pedway. It’s also home to iconic skyscrapers, including Willis Tower and Millennium Park.
Located just north of downtown, Old Town is often considered one of the city’s oldest residential districts. This neighborhood contains Victorian-era homes, historic churches, and an entertainment scene along Wells Street. Also, it’s home to one of the most famous comedy theaters in the world, The Second City, founded in 1959.
Pilsen is a predominantly Latino neighborhood located on the Lower West Side. It’s known for its art scene, with colorful murals adorning many buildings. Pilsen contains a mix of Mexican restaurants, shops, and galleries.
The West Loop is a former industrial area that has been transformed into a trendy and upscale neighborhood. It’s known for its restaurant scene, with numerous acclaimed eateries, as well as art galleries and boutique shops.