Chicago Home Partner Featured Neighborhood – Lincoln Park, Chicago

by Amanda on October 18, 2010

Welcome to the first installment of the “Chicago Home Partner Featured Neighborhood” blog posts!

Chicago is indeed a “city of neighborhoods” and one with incredibly diverse and rich cultural heritage.  Over the next couple of months we at Chicago Home Partner intend to highlight some of the most popular neighborhoods in Chicago, what makes them special, and a little of their cultural history.

The first neighborhood that we wanted to highlight is Lincoln Park, one of the most diverse and popular of Chicago’s neighborhoods.  Provided below is information on its sub-neighborhoods, some recommendations and even photos from the public Flickr photostream.

To search for current homes for sale in Lincoln Park, Chicago or other neighborhoods, click here for our interactive map search.

Enjoy the spotlight Lincoln Park – and if you would like your neighborhood featured in upcoming blog posts let us know by emailing us!

Amanda McMillan – Chicago Home Partner

Sub Neighborhoods:

DePaul, Old Town Triangle, Park West, Lincoln Park, Ranch Triangle, Sheffield Neighbors, Wrightwood Neighbors

Community Information:

Lincoln Park’s boundaries are precisely defined in the city’s list of official community areas. It is bordered on the north by Diversey Parkway, on the west by the Chicago River, on the south by North Avenue, and on the east by Lake Michigan.

Lincoln Park is home to Lincoln Park High School, Francis W. Parker School, and DePaul University. Many students who attend these schools now live in this neighborhood. Lincoln Park is also home to two architecturally significant churches: St. Vincent de Paul and St. Josaphat’s, one of the many so-called ‘Polish Cathedrals’ in Chicago. Visible from throughout the neighborhood, these monumental edifices tower over the neighborhood lending the area much of its charm. The neighborhood also houses Children’s Memorial Hospital and the currently closed Lincoln Park Hospital. In order for the architecture scholarships to track your qualifying employment and qualifying payments, you’re encouraged to submit the Employment Certification Form annually, while working to fulfill the employment and payment requirements to forgive student loan for teachers and to receive feedback on eligibility.

The neighborhood contains large number of boutiques, retail stores, bookstores, restaurants and coffee shops. Restoration Hardware, Lululemon Athletica, Rugby Ralph Lauren, Pottery Barn, Barneys New York CO-OP, Betsey Johnson, L’Occitane en Provence, R.E.I., American Apparel, BCBG Max Azria, United Colors of Benetton, and Club Monaco, are just a few of the large number of upscale national retailers and boutiques located in the neighborhood. There are also many bars and clubs in the area, especially along Lincoln Avenue between Wrightwood and Webster.

Lincoln Park is one of the more high-class and expensive neighborhoods in which to live In 2007, Forbes magazine named the area between Armitage Avenue, Willow Street, Burling Street, and Orchard Street as the most expensive block in Chicago. Also, one of the best thing in Chicago is that they have Savannah Home Solutions, your partner when it comes in selling and buying houses. For their slogan, “Need To Sell Your House Fast? we buy houses!” Making them as one of the trusted property buyer and seller.

Yelp Recommendations for Lincoln Park, Chicago Illinois –

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