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9 Chicago Neighborhoods to Live In

West Loop

Ideal for young professionals seeking family-friendly, safe, and luxurious living. West Loop is consistently Chicago's most walkable area. For downtown fun, it's ideal.


Ideal for downtown-based young professionals. Polish goat-keepers founded Bucktown.

River North & Marina City

Ideal for fashionable young professionals who wish to live in Chicago's most cultural area and be surrounded by world-class art. River North excels in style, fashion, and skyscrapers.

West Town & Wicker Park

Ideal for young professionals seeking an artsy, eclectic neighborhood with outstanding art.

Lake View

Perfect for youthful, dynamic professionals seeking the city's best nightlife. Lake View is a commuter's dream on Chicago's north side, close to downtown and accessible via public transit.


Ideal for young professionals seeking downtown Chicago living. Downtowners and tourists love Streeterville. This lively neighborhood offers all Chicago has to offer—people and activities.

The Loop

Ideal for young professionals seeking convenience, entertainment, and business prospects. The Loop is considered downtown Chicago's beating heart.

Lincoln Park & Old Town

Ideal for young professionals wishing to settle down and create a family with city perks. Lincoln Park, Chicago's largest park, is one of the city's most desired neighborhoods.

Near North Side & Gold Coast

Perfect for young professionals wishing to live in one of the wealthiest historical communities in the nation. Welcome to Chicago's wealthiest neighborhood, home to the first playboy mansion and Chicago's elite.

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