Near North Side

Community Area: Near North Side

Near North Side


One of the 77 defined community areas in Chicago, the Near North Side is one of only four areas that make up downtown Chicago. With Lake Michigan to the east, and the Chicago River bordering it to the south and west, the Near North Side is one of the most desirable areas in all of Chicago.

The first known permanent settlement in the area occurred in the 1780s, when Jean Baptiste Point du Sable built “Eschecagou,” near what is today the Michigan Avenue Bridge. Six distinct neighborhoods make up the Near North Side, including the Gold Coast, Old Town, Goose Island, River North, Streeterville and the Magnificent Mile. Compared to the other downtown community areas, the Near North Side has the second largest total area, and the largest population count.

The Chicago Public School district serves all residents on the Near North Side, and a number of alternate schooling options are available. Walter Payton College Prep is a selective, magnet high school, and the Latin School of Chicago is a private school serving grades K-12. The Near North Side is home to a number of higher education institutions, including: Northwestern University Schools of Law and Medicine, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Kendall College and the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. Transportation is available through the CTA, offering numerous “L” and bus stops throughout the area.

The Near North Side is home to numerous famous buildings, museums and attractions, including: Chicago Water Tower, Holy Name Cathedral, Trump Tower, Chicago Children’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Shakespeare and for shopping, the Magnificent Mile. However, the key attraction is undoubtedly Navy Pier, the 3,300 foot pier located in Streeterville. Featuring a number of popular rides and attractions, including the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel, hundreds of thousands of visitors descend upon the pier yearly, taking in all that Chicago has to offer. The area is also home to a number of world-class restaurants, including The Purple Pig, Farmhouse, and Bandera.



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*Arrows indicate the last month's trend compared to the average of the previous 12 months.
Data represents the community area.
All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.


545 N Dearborn Street #3705 Chicago, Illinois 60654
$499,900 | Condo | 2 Beds | 2 Baths
Open House: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 12:00am - 2:00pm
545 N Dearborn Street #3705 Chicago, Illinois 60654 ,

635 N Dearborn Street #1706 Chicago, Illinois 60654
$465,000 | Condo | 2 Beds | 2 Baths
Open House: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 11:00am - 3:00pm
635 N Dearborn Street #1706 Chicago, Illinois 60654 ,

1005 N Riverwalk Street Chicago, Illinois 60611
$729,900 | Townhome | 3 Beds | 3 Baths
Open House: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
1005 N Riverwalk Street Chicago, Illinois 60611 ,

545 N Dearborn Street #1511 Chicago, Illinois 60654
$489,000 | Condo | 2 Beds | 2 Baths
Open House: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 12:00pm - 2:00pm
545 N Dearborn Street #1511 Chicago, Illinois 60654 ,


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Near North Side Schools

Data supplied by the National Center for Education Statistics


The 'L'

Brown - Chicago

Purple - Chicago

Red - Chicago

Red - Clark/Division

Red - Grand

Brown - Merchandise Mart

Purple - Merchandise Mart

Red - North/Clybourn

Brown - Sedgewick

Purple - Sedgewick

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Condo Buildings

10 E Delaware

10 E. Delaware

Newberry Plaza

1030 N. State

Superior 110

110 W. Superior

132 Delaware Place

132 E. Delaware

The Palmolive

159 E. Walton

250 E. Pearson

250 E. Pearson

Huron Plaza

30 E. Huron

474 N Lake Shore

474 N. Lake Shore

The Bristol

57 E. Delaware

600 Lake Shore

600 N. Lake Shore

680 N Lake Shore

680 N. Lake Shore

777 N Michigan

777 N. Michigan

Park Tower Condos

800 N. Michigan

Residences at Lake Shore Park

840 N. Lake Shore

The Grand Ohio

211 E. Ohio

401 E. Ontario Condo

401 E. Ontario


440 N. McClurg

Lake Point Tower

505 N. Lake Shore

Parkview Condos

505 N. McClurg

Water Tower Place

180 E. Pearson


860 W. Blackhawk

Marina City Tower

300 N. State

101 W. Superior

101 W. Superior

Superior at LaSalle

150 W. Superior

2 E. Erie condos

2 E. Erie

The Fordham Condominiums

25 E. Superior

Silver Tower

303 W. Ohio

Millenium Centre

33 W. Ontario


360 W. Illinois

400 N LaSalle

400 N. LaSalle

Trump Tower Chicago

401 N. Wabash

The Montgomery

500 W. Superior

Erie on the Park

510 W. Erie

55 E. Erie

55 E. Erie

Kingsbury on the Park

653 N. Kingsbury

One River Place

758 N. Larrabee

Olympia Centre

161 E. Chicago

The Sterling

345 N. LaSalle

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