About West Ridge
West Ridge is an eclectic neighborhood that has both a tranquil residential area and a vibrant cultural scene.
Located west of Rogers Park on the city’s far North Side, the large neighborhood is known its tree-lined streets, scenic parks, and beautiful homes. The neighborhood offers historical mansions, vintage three-flats, large single-family homes, condominiums, and bungalows.
The Desi Corridor along Devon Avenue spans most of the neighborhood and includes many colorful shops and eateries. Locals and visitors flock to Desi Corridor to enjoy cuisines from around the world as well as unique shopping and nightlife.
Residents enjoy access to the outdoor spaces such as the North Shore Channel Trail, which runs along the Chicago River, and Indian Boundary Park, which has a duck lagoon, nature areas, tennis courts, and a children’s spray pool. The park also hosts art and music classes, free concerts, and theater productions.
Commuters heading downtown can take CTA buses to Metra stations in Rogers Park and Ravenswood or to the “L” Red Line stops.