Bridgeport is the birthplace of five Chicago mayors and the home of the Chicago White Sox. But that’s only part of its story.
Today, the close-knit neighborhood is experiencing a renaissance of sorts. In recent years, residential developers have jumped on opportunities to convert older warehouses and manufacturing plants into loft homes. In addition to converted warehouses, new construction single-family homes and three-flat walk-up condominiums are springing up alongside Bridgeport’s historic bungalows.
Bridgeport has become a thriving artists' community with multiple galleries, the Zhou B Art Center, and neighborhood art festivals. The Bridgeport Art Center, occupying the former 500,000-square-foot Spiegel Catalog Warehouse, provides a stunning creative space with incredible views for artists and events.
For the sports-minded, the excitement of a Major League Baseball game is right up the street when the White Sox play at Guaranteed Rate Field. Getting to the ballpark is as easy as taking the Red Line, which is located along the eastern side of the community.
Residents also enjoy being in close proximity to a popular brewery as well as local restaurants that offer a variety of cuisines.