Humboldt Park

Community Area: Humboldt Park

Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood, situated just five miles from downtown, is known for its social and ethnic change over the years, as well as its multicultural identity. Today the community boasts socio-economic diversity, along with an increased commitment to community infrastructure.

The neighborhood shares its name with a 207-acre park named after German naturalist Alexander von Humboldt. Since its founding in 1869, the neighborhood has been home to a large Scandinavian population, followed by Germans, Poles, Italian Americans, Russian Jews, and most recently Puerto Ricans. Humboldt Park houses the Chicago landmark Humboldt Park Stable and Receptory, originally completed in 1895 by Chicago architects Frommann and Jebsen, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Home buyers can find some of the best real estate values in Humboldt Park. The neighborhood features beautiful Spanish Colonial homes in the styles of Old San Juan, greystones that line the park, brick bungalows, two-flats, and contemporary condos.

Students attend a number of Chicago Public Schools, including the prestigious charter school Rowe Clark Math & Science Academy, the Humboldt Park Montessori School, and schools operated by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese.

Located in the heart of the neighborhood, Humboldt Park features a field house with a fitness center, two gymnasiums, meeting rooms and an inland beach. Every summer, Chicagoans visit the neighborhood for the Humboldt Park Arts Festival and the Fiestas Puertorriquenas, a colorful cultural festival showcasing Puerto Rican pride. Dining options match the neighborhood's rich cultural landscape, with diners enjoying Mexican cuisine at La Encantada and southern-style soul food at Feed.






Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at California, Cicero, Conservatory / Central Park Drive, Kedzie, Pulaski, Western

Metra
Milwaukee District West, Milwaukee District North, North Central Service, Union Pacific West

at Kedzie Metra, Western Ave Metra, Grand/Cicero Metra, Western, Kedzie



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Average Sales Price

$219,279

Average Days on Market

79

Sales Prices vs. List Price

100%


Data represents the community area's average over the past 12 months. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.




Sangria Fest Will Return To Humboldt Park This Summer  Jun 21st, 2017
Sangria Fest Will Return To Humboldt Park This Summer

Los Bandoleros, a Gypsy Kings cover band and many other acts are set to perform at second annual fest.

Pie-Crust Ice Cream Cones — Yes, Really — Now On Spinning J's Secret Menu  Jun 5th, 2017
Pie-Crust Ice Cream Cones — Yes, Really — Now On Spinning J's Secret Menu

The Humboldt Park bakery and soda fountain is taking the ice cream cone to a whole new level.

Humboldt Park Beach Opens For The Season — Weeks Ahead Of Schedule  May 31st, 2017
Humboldt Park Beach Opens For The Season — Weeks Ahead Of Schedule

It opened Friday along with the rest of the city beaches, which was a couple weeks earlier than planned.

News via DNAInfo