Neighborhoods within Lincoln Park:
DePaul, Lincoln Park, Old Town Triangle, Park West, Ranch Triangle, Sheffield Neighbors, Wrightwood NeighborsZip codes within Lincoln Park:
One of Chicago's most sought after neighborhoods, Lincoln Park 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.
Smaller town homes and vintage condominiums still offer buyers an affordable entry into Lincoln Park, but prices rapidly escalate for rehabs and new construction. The average single-family home in Lincoln Park costs over $1 million, and several new mansions are commanding multi-million-dollar prices. Lincoln Park real estate
also includes a number of town homes for sale, many within gated communities. Around DePaul University buyers can also find loft condominiums in converted factories and warehouses. On its eastern edge, Lincoln Park features beautiful high-rise buildings with breathtaking views of the lake, park and city.
Lincoln Park is home to two major museums, DePaul University and one of the nation's oldest zoos. The community's amenities, location and housing options attract everyone from young, first-time homebuyers
to local celebrities and CEOs. With its mix of city parks, restaurants, bars, theaters and top schools, Lincoln Park is virtually unrivaled among urban neighborhoods in the U.S.Old Town:
Principally located along North Wells Street, between Division and North Avenue, Old Town connects Lincoln Park to the Gold Coast and is known for its diverse collection of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Old Town real estate features some of the city's best-preserved historic homes.
Old Town has evolved into an upscale neighborhood with single-family homes priced well over $1 million and many newer condominiums. The community has also edged west in recent years with a number of large redevelopment projects that have brought new life and some more moderately priced housing to the area.
A hippie haven in the 1960s and 1970s, vestiges of Old Town's past live on in local institutions like Zanies comedy club, The Old Town Ale House, the annual Old Town Art Fair and the world famous Second City Improv. Old Town's active street life and proximity to the lake, Lincoln Park and downtown make it a preferred choice among many Chicagoans.