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Lincoln Park

In Lincoln Park's landmark districts, discover a blend of historic churches, charming brick-row houses, contemporary condos, student housing, peaceful parks, bustling business areas, and serene residential streets. The neighborhood is home to collegiate, affluent, fashionable, and family-friendly residents. Enjoy a diverse arts and entertainment scene with a vibrant nightlife. The housing market offers affordable vintage apartments, luxurious modern condos, and revitalized single-family homes. Prepare to be enamored by the combination of historic charm and stylish upgrades.

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$489,000

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Key Details

  • Location: Lincoln Park is situated on the North Side of Chicago, bordered by Lake Michigan to the east, Diversey Parkway to the north, North Avenue to the south, and the Chicago River's North Branch to the west.

  • Green Space: The neighborhood is named after the expansive Lincoln Park, one of the city's largest public parks, which offers a picturesque setting with walking paths, ponds, gardens, and recreational facilities. The Lincoln Park Zoo, a free-admission zoo, is also located within the park.

  • Cultural Attractions: Lincoln Park is home to various cultural institutions, including the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, which focuses on natural history and environmental science, and the Chicago History Museum, showcasing the city's history.

  • Residential Character: The neighborhood features a mix of architectural styles, including historic brownstones, Victorian-era homes, and modern apartment buildings. It is a desirable residential area for families, young professionals, and students due to its proximity to downtown and amenities.

  • Shopping and Dining: Lincoln Park offers a diverse range of shopping boutiques, restaurants, cafes, and bars along its main commercial corridors, such as Armitage Avenue, Halsted Street, and Clark Street.

  • DePaul University: Lincoln Park is home to DePaul University's main campus, a well-regarded private university known for its academic programs and vibrant student life.

  • Arts and Entertainment: The neighborhood has a thriving arts and theater scene, with numerous theaters, galleries, and performance venues. The Steppenwolf Theatre Company, one of Chicago's premier theater ensembles, is located in Lincoln Park.

  • Lakefront Access: Residents and visitors can enjoy Lake Michigan's shoreline, which includes beaches, walking paths, and recreational facilities for outdoor activities like jogging, biking, and picnicking.

  • Public Transportation: Lincoln Park is well-connected to the rest of the city through public transportation options, including buses and the Chicago Transit Authority's (CTA) elevated train system, commonly known as the "L."

  • Community Events: The neighborhood hosts various community events throughout the year, such as the Lincoln Park Arts & Music Festival, neighborhood parades, and farmers' markets.

  • Historical Significance: Lincoln Park has a rich history dating back to the mid-19th century, with several architectural landmarks and sites of historical importance

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Restaurants

Summer House Santa Monica
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba
Blue Door Farm Stand
Medi Kitchen And Cocktail
Dash of Salt and Pepper
Galit
Athenian Room

RJ Grunts
Boka
Old Pueblo Cantina
Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder
Parson's Chicken and Fish
Noodles in the Pot
Shine

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