The Lure of Lincoln Park

The Lincoln Park neighborhood is a Chicago staple. As one of the most historic parts of the Windy City, Lincoln Park appeals to students, young professionals and families alike.Bordered by Diversey Parkway on the North, the Chicago River on the West, North Avenue to the South and Lake Michigan to the East, it hits every prime area of the city.

After reading this overview of the neighborhood, you’ll want to move right in. Make sure you contact Hansen Rentals to help you find the perfect plcae!

Let’s be serious: one of the big selling points when looking for a new neighborhood is eat and drink. Lincoln Park has got both covered.

World renowned, cutting edge restaurants Alinea (1723 North Halsted) , L20 ( 2300 N. Lincoln Park West) and Charlie Trotter’s (816 West Armitage) are all located in Lincoln Park.

Edible objects from Alinea

If looking for something a bit more laid back, Lou Malnati’s (958 W. Wrightwood) will satisfy any Chicago deep dish craving, and for some killer Korean BBQ, Del Seoul (2568 N. Clark) is the place to be. Have a bit of a sweet tooth? Molly’s Cupcakes (2536 N. Clark) is in the ‘hood, as well as Butcher and the Burger (1021 W. Armitage) to satisfy your meat craving.

For a little taste of history, check out Dillingers Bar and Grill (2470 N. Lincoln Avenue), located right next to the Biograph Theater where the infamous John Dilliniger was shot.  Chicago’s own Goose Island (1800 N. Clybourn) is a staple of the craft beer world. If innovative, hand crafted cocktails are more your think, check out Barrelhouse Flats (2624 N. Lincoln).

Music and the arts have a large following in Lincoln Park. Kingston Mines (2548 N. Halsted) hosts live blues music until 4 or 5am weekly. Lincoln Hall (2424 N. Lincoln) features some of the most current, talented musical acts across various genres. Steppenwolf Theatre Company (1650 N. Halsted) has sparked the career of many well-known actors, while Greenhouse Theatre caters to the small to midsize theatre crowd. Lillstreet Art Center (4401 N. Ravenswoord) brings the visual arts to both adults and children.

 The Lincoln Park Zoo (2001 N. Clark) and Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (2430 N. Cannon) offers a place to entertain guests — or just yourself! Fullerton Avenue Lakeshore (Fullerton Ave and Lakeshore Dr) offers a great place for activity, along with a beautiful view. With close proximity to Depaul. Lincoln Park is a popular neighborhood among students.

For great shopping, the intersection of Armitage and Halsted offers many posh boutiques like Cynthia Rowley (808 W. Armitage) and Intermix (841 West Armitage). The area where North and Clybourn meet boasts retail favorites like Forever 21 (865 W. North), Express (913 W. North) and Gap (935 W. North).

 Public Transportation is abundant in Lincoln Park, with the CTA Red Line (Belmont, Fullerton, North/Clybourn and Clark/Division) and CTA Brown Lines (Belmont, Wellington, Diversey, Fullerton and Sedgewick). Major bus routes like the Clark, Halsted, Diversey, Fullerton and North get you to all the major neighborhood hot spots.

Lincoln Park offers everything that makes life interesting, comfortable and convenient. If you’re interested in living in Lincoln Park, Hansen Rentals can help you find the perfect place. Call us at 773-477-4455 or visit our website and one of your leasing agents will be happy to assist you find the perfect Lincoln Park  space..

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