Near West Side

Community Area: Near West Side

Just west of the Loop you’ll find an area that is home to restaurants, shops, official landmarks, and neighborhoods old and new.

The Near West Side is made up of several noteworthy neighborhoods including Fulton River District, the West Loop, Little Italy, Greektown, University Village, and Tri-Taylor. Once a major port of entry and the site of rail yards and factories, the Near West Side has emerged as a thriving community with a robust restaurant and entertainment district.

The area is home to the United Center, where residents can catch a concert or a Bulls or Blackhawks game. Several colleges and universities are also located in the Near West Side such as Malcom X College, Rush University, and University of Illinois at Chicago.

Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in the Near West Side, where residents have access to area parks and green space. Designated Chicago Landmarks such as Hull House, the Union Park Hotel, and West Jackson Boulevard District also make up significant parts of the neighborhood.

Near West Side residents can access surrounding communities via I-90 and I-94 or numerous CTA bus routes and the CTA Blue, Pink, and Green Lines. Nearby Union Station and Ogilvie Transportation Center provide train service throughout the region.

Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at 18th St, Ashland, California, Clark/Lake, Clinton, Grand, Illinois Medical District, Jackson, LaSalle, LaSalle/Van Buren, Merchandise Mart, Monroe, Polk, Quincy, Racine, UIC-Halsted, Washington, Washington/Wells, Western

Milwaukee District West, Milwaukee District North, BNSF Railway, North Central Service, Union Pacific West, Union Pacific North, Union Pacific Northwest, Heritage Corridor, Southwest Service

at Ogilvie Transportation, Union Station, Western Ave Metra, Halsted St Metra, S Western Ave Metra, Western, Ogilvie Transportation Center

565 W. Quincy

659 W. Randolph

Madison 901
901 W. Madison

Residences at Riverbend
333 N. Canal

VB1224 Lofts
1224 W. Van Buren

Randolph Place
165 N. Canal

1025 W Madison Street #4 Chicago, Illinois 60607
$599,999 | Loft | 2 Beds | 2 Baths
Open House: Saturday, June 26th, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm
1248 W Cottage Place Chicago, Illinois 60607
$759,000 | Townhome | 3 Beds | 3 Baths
Open House: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 4:00pm - 6:30pm
1301 W Madison Street #214 Chicago, Illinois 60607
$375,000 | Condo | 1 Beds | 1 Baths
Open House: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm
1248 W Cottage Place Chicago, Illinois 60607
$759,000 | Townhome | 3 Beds | 3 Baths
Open House: Saturday, June 26th, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm

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