Portage Park

Community Area: Portage Park

As the city’s streetcar line was extended out from the city center in the early 20th century, residents discovered Portage Park, a small enclave on the city’s Northwest Side.

The neighborhood was a breath of fresh air for residents escaping crowded city tenements. Today’s residents still enjoy the respite that the neighborhood offers, along with its beautiful parks and access to public transit.

Homes are at the heart of this community, which is part of Chicago’s historic Bungalow Belt. The majority of homes are classic bungalows or single-family homes, with a few condominium buildings in the mix. The neighborhood’s architecturally significant churches add historic charm to the neighborhood.

Portage Park’s namesake park in the neighborhood’s center is the largest on the city’s Northwest Side. A community gem since 1913, the park has walking trails, playgrounds, wide-open spaces and an Olympic-sized pool that was used for the U.S. Olympic Team time trials in the 1970s.

Along Irving Park Road there is an eclectic mix of eateries including traditional steakhouses, classic diners and casual coffee shops. There are also bars ranging from trendy cider houses and breweries to small dives and karaoke hotspots. Shopping is abundant in the Six Corners area with a resurgence of new shops.

Portage Park is accessible by the CTA Blue Line’s Montrose Station and Metra’s Milwaukee District North stop just west of the expressway.






Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at Jefferson Park, Montrose

Metra
Milwaukee District North, Union Pacific Northwest

at Grayland Metra, Mayfair Metra, Jefferson Park Metra



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Average Sales Price

$336,906

Average Days on Market

69

Sales Prices vs. List Price

96%


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