Multifamily Market TrendsHumboldt Park ~ West Town ~ Near West Side
Humboldt Park s celebrated as one of the city's most exciting neighborhoods, the Humboldt Park community (located approximately 4 miles W from the Loop), is best known for being as a thriving cultural center. Rich in culture and diversity, the neighborhood boasts an assortment of local family-owned restaurants, cafes, bars, and bistros. Home to a welcoming atmosphere, extensive dining choices, and eclectic art scene there is always somewhere to be and something to do in Humboldt Park.
West Town is one of Chicago's largest communities, comprising all or parts of 11 neighborhoods, including some of Chicago's liveliest and most exciting. Located in the city's West Side, only 3 miles from the Loop, there is always something to do in West Town. With hip and eclectic music halls like the Double Door, Empty Bottle and Congress Theater, you are sure to find great live music any day of the week. West Town is also known for its vintage stores, boutiques and quirky, unique stores. All the exciting nightlife, restaurants, cafes, taverns, entertainment and events are only part of West Town's charm. Residents of West Town homes also appreciate the warmth of the tree-lined streets and old neighborhood feel.
Near West Side (West Loop) of Chicago has gone through several major transformations throughout the years. Once an area comprised of factories and warehouses, the West Loop community of now is a buzzing, exciting, electric community. Today the West Loop is home to the United Center Arena and its two major sports franchises, the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls. Many of what was once industrial has been converted comfortable lofts and sought after condos now existing, surrounded by a thriving entertainment scene. The West Loop neighborhood offers convenient access to the downtown area, access to transit, and an eclectic restaurant scene; all while boasting its converted industrial appeal and an array of just about everything the city has to present. Adjacent to the loop, residents are only a skip away from the center of Chicago. The CTA green, blue, and pink lines service much of the West Loop area. Chicago's Union Station is located in the neighborhood and offers residents easy access to Amtrak and METRA Rail services. Residents also have quick access to the Kennedy Expressway and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Expressway.
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