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

Metra
Milwaukee District North, Union Pacific Northwest

at Grayland Metra, Mayfair Metra, Irving Park Metra


School Districts

City Of Chicago Sd 299





Data supplied by the National Center for Education Statistics

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Average Sales Price

$373,870

Average Days on Market

58

Sales Prices vs. List Price

98%


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




Backlot Coffee Open For Business In Old Irving Park  Aug 15th, 2017
Backlot Coffee Open For Business In Old Irving Park

Evanston-based Backlot has taken over a former Bow Truss location.

Montrose Saloon NOT Closing, 'Touch Up' Should Be Finished By Labor Day  Aug 10th, 2017
Montrose Saloon NOT Closing, 'Touch Up' Should Be Finished By Labor Day

The tavern has been closed since late May while owners spruce up the joint.

DePaul To Join Irving Park Tech Incubator 2112, 'Where The Magic Happens'  Aug 2nd, 2017
DePaul To Join Irving Park Tech Incubator 2112, 'Where The Magic Happens'

All DePaul students and alumni will have access to an office and business workshops at the incubator.

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