- Albany Park Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood boasts diversity from both the cultural and real estate standpoint. It is one of the most ethnically diverse places to live in the United States–over 40 different languages are spoken in its public schools! It is also home to the “Koreatown” of Chicago.
- Andersonville Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood is filled with lovely residential streets, lined with shade-providing trees and an assortment of housing options. This area really caters to people from all walks of life with a range of homes and prices.
- Avondale Avondale is known as “the neighborhood that built Chicago” and maintains its working class roots today, attracting artists, entrepreneurs, students, and young families looking for reasonably real estate in this diverse neighborhood.
- Bridgeport Bridgeport is a neighborhood for the average Joe with an elegant edge. Its vibrant personality shines brightly through generations of hard work and rich history. Tall trees line the streets, and quaint parks are dispersed throughout this old school Chicago neighborhood.
- Bucktown Located just a few miles northwest of Chicago’s Loop, Bucktown has become one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Chicago and its real estate much desired. Over the past decade, the community has rapidly expanded its acclaimed shopping and dining scene, attracting residents and tourists alike.
- Buena Park Buena Park can be considered one of Chicago’s best small-sized lakefront neighborhoods in the city. Nestled between Wrigleyville and Uptown, Buena Park gives residents a close proximity to the historic music venues of Uptown as well as the fun-filled atmosphere surrounding Wrigley Field in the summertime.
- DePaul The streets of the DePaul neighborhood are highly walkable, and typically filled with a mix of undergraduates, young singles and mothers with strollers. The bursting commercial and entertainment options in Lincoln Park encircle the DePaul neighborhood with local bars, interesting shops and great restaurants.
- Edgewater The neighborhood of Edgewater was once the playground for Chicago’s early 20th century elite, now this community offers high-rises with spectacular lake views and easy access to beaches and parks.
- Gold Coast The incomparable Gold Coast, one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in America, is where you can find many of Chicago's most famous residents - and the world class real estate they call home. From the timeless mansions of Astor Street to the magnificent high-rises of Lake Shore Drive, the Gold Coast is truly an inspirational setting from which to savor life in the Windy City.
- Humboldt Park Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood combines the best of the Windy City’s heritage with modern real estate for sale on the northwest side. Known for its tree-lined boulevards, Humboldt Park offers some of the Second City’s finest real estate with the most compelling details in Chicago.
- Hyde Park Dubbed as 'Hot Hyde Park' by the Chicago Sun-Times, this once suburban area has made a name for itself as a desirable place to settle down and purchase a home without compromising on location.
- Lakeview Located immediately to the north of Lincoln Park, Lakeview offers one of the most diverse communities in the city. Rubbing up to the shore of Lake Michigan, this North Side neighborhood has something for everyone, from shops, restaurants, bars, and entertainment that appeal to young singles, to top-rated schools and kid-friendly amenities for families.
- Lincoln Park Lincoln Park, one of Chicago’s most sought after neighborhoods, is located just 2 miles north of downtown and bordered by North Avenue, Diversey Parkway, the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. The community offers an appealing blend of active retail streets, urban college campuses, and narrow tree-lined residential blocks.
- Lincoln Square There is much more to Lincoln Square Real Estate than the beautiful homes. If music, food, shopping, cocktails and nostalgia are your passion you must visit Lincoln Square. According to the Chicago Community Map, Lincoln Square encompasses the sub-neighborhoods of Ravenswood Manor, Ravenswood Gardens, Bowmanville, Budlong Woods and the actual neighborhood of Lincoln Square. Opinions are strong as to which neighborhood(s) should be called Lincoln Square! The historic heart and soul of the Lincoln Square rests in the ‘square’ formed by Lawrence, Western and Lincoln Avenue.
- Logan Square I spend time in Logan Square; showing homes, eating, meeting friends for a cocktails and music, eating… There is something pleasantly contradictory about the gritty urban streetscape and hipster vibe set among towering, leafy trees lining wide boulevards. I love the place!
- North Center The community area of North Center is located on the north side of Chicago, bounded by Montrose Avenue, Diversey Parkway, Ravenswood Avenue and the Chicago River. Within North Center are the neighborhoods of Roscoe Village, St. Ben’s, Hamlin Park and Northcenter.
- Pilsen In Chicago Pilsen storefront art galleries, the resonance of church bells on Sundays, and bicycle-powered Mexican food-carts are all part of this diverse neighborhood’s charm. While lobbying continues to try to secure sections of Pilsen on the historical district register, new development and rehabilitation are transforming the neighborhood into a contemporary place to live.
- Printer’s Row Printer's Row is a very modern community whose roots harken back to the heyday of publishing and printing in Chicago. However today the neighborhood has seen its classic buildings converted to office space, trendy restaurants, retail shops and loft space.
- Ravenswood Even though the Ravenswood neighborhood may seem to be just a quiet residential retreat with large family friendly lawns and pretty trees, it also has many local amenities and attractions that can keep its residents occupied and entertained.
- River North River North real estate offers an eclectic mix of old warehouses converted to art galleries, cafes and shops with flats above. There are also a number of historic treasures converted to condos, mixed in with some beautifully detailed new construction high-rise buildings.
- Rogers Park Top realtors do point out that Rogers Park real estate offers great value in housing in addition to wonderful features such as lakefront beaches and parks. East Rogers Parks offers a variety of housing types including single-family and small to mid-size condominiums, many of them a close walk to the lake while to the west of the neighborhood you find traditional bungalows and beautiful grand homes on streets like Ridge.
- Sauganash In Chicago’s northwest side there is a neighborhood called Sauganash that allows its residents to be part of the city they love while still enjoying the forest preserves the quiet and of course the larger yards that many buyers look for in the Chicago suburbs.
- South Loop One of the city’s hottest and most rapidly developing neighborhoods: the South Loop is also one of Chicago’s newest residential communities. With its location close to the Loop, residents of South Loop enjoy easy access to Grant Park and the lakefront as well as excellent public transportation and access to Illinois’s biggest roadways.
- Streeterville The Streeterville neighborhood contains a mix of professional office centers, medical facilities, universities, residential high rises, hotels, restaurants, and cultural venues. The area has undergone increased development in the early 21st century as numerous empty lots in Streeterville have been converted into commercial and residential real estate properties, especially in the southern part of the neighborhood.
- The Little Italy & University Village The Little Italy and University Village neighborhood provides diversity in its real estate housing stock. With its proximity to the Loop, its access to public transportation and location southwest of downtown Chicago and close to the rapidly growing Illinois Medical District it has become an up and coming destination for savvy home buyers.
- Ukrainian Village Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood contains a mix of professional office centers, medical facilities, universities, residential high rises, posh hotels, cultural venues and restaurants. This area of downtown Chicago has undergone increased development in the early 21st century, as numerous empty lots in Streeterville have been converted into commercial and residential real estate properties, especially in the southern part of the neighborhood.
- Washington Park The Washington Park neighborhood is filled with a rich culture of African-American heritage. It is named after the the beautiful 372-acre park that anchors the neighborhood. Green features of the park include a nature area, a Harvest Garden and an arboretum.
- West Loop Arguably the most urban of the Chicago’s neighborhoods this warehouse district with easy access to the Loop still holds on to a unique character setting itself apart from other areas close to downtown.
- Wicker Park I remember hanging out in Wicker Park with my brother in late 1980/early 1990…what a difference a decade or two can make. We bounced around from one cool loft to one cool flat in a traditional brick multi family. Rent was cheap. Music and art were plentiful. Michael used to read poetry at Estelle’s; usually after many cocktails. Wicker Park has matured, but thankfully she has not lost her gritty, down to earth charm.
REAL ESTATE CHICAGO - Featured Neighborhoods
Lincoln Park, one of Chicago’s most sought after neighborhoods, is located just 2 miles north of downtown and bordered by North Avenue, Diversey Parkway, the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. The community offers an appealing blend of active retail streets, urban college campuses, and narrow tree-lined residential blocks.Read more
Located just a few miles northwest of Chicago’s Loop, Bucktown has become one of the trendiest neighborhoods in Chicago and its real estate much desired. Over the past decade, the community has rapidly expanded its acclaimed shopping and dining scene, attracting residents and tourists alike.Read more
The incomparable Gold Coast, one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in America, is where you can find many of Chicago’s most famous residents – and the world class real estate they call home. From the timeless mansions of Astor Street to the magnificent high-rises of Lake Shore Drive, the Gold Coast is truly an inspirational setting from which to savor life in the Windy City.Read more