University Village

Community Area: Near West Side

University Village Open Houses


About University Village

Quiet residential neighborhood or busy college campus? University Village offers both.

Located on the Near West Side of Chicago, University Village includes Little Italy, boasting a variety of cuisine and family-owned restaurants.

University Village got its name from the neighborhood’s proximity to the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to an array of unique storefronts, University Village offers residents ample green spaces, shopping options, and historic buildings to explore.

On one side of the community, residents can be found socializing on their front steps while students can be found rushing to class on the other side – all within the shadow of the iconic Chicago skyline.

Convenient public transportation is offered by the CTA Pink and Blue Lines.