Old Irving Park

Community Area: Irving Park

Just off the Kennedy Expressway on Chicago’s Northwest Side, Old Irving Park is a comfortable community that offers many of the conveniences of busier Chicago neighborhoods but with room to move and breathe. Quiet residential streets lined with historic homes run into commercial boulevards that offer a variety of conveniences and recreational options for area residents.

Old Irving Park is known for its meticulously maintained single-family homes in a variety of architectural styles including Chicago bungalow, Victorian, Queen Anne, Farmhouse and Italianate. Many homes are in various stages of renovation or preservation, while elegant new construction homes have been added to the mix in the past few years. Large lots allow for gardens and yards, a coveted amenity within the city. Despite the larger homes that can be found here, the neighborhood is still relatively affordable.

Old Irving Park features a variety of restaurants, corner taverns, delis, bakeries and boutiques within its smaller retail districts. City parks and neighborhood community centers offer a number of recreational outlets including sports leagues, music and theatre. There are also numerous organizations in Old Irving Park focused on maintaining and improving the neighborhood. This includes the Old Irving Park Association, Irving Park Historical Society, and Garden Club.

Old Irving Park also boasts the numerous transportation options in the city with close proximity to the Blue Line El, Metra, and both the Kennedy and Eden’s Expressways.

Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Irving Park, Montrose

Milwaukee District North, Union Pacific Northwest

at Grayland Metra, Mayfair Metra, Irving Park Metra

School Districts

City Of Chicago Sd 299

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