Chicago Neighborhoods: East Village

East Village got its start as an Eastern European community. Its desirable location is just 10 minutes from the Loop, a few blocks from the hip Wicker Park neighborhood, and just East of Ukrainian Village. Like much of the area, East Village neighborhood has been reborn, thanks to urban pioneers, artists, and entrepreneurs who were attracted by lower real estate prices. Today, there still are some opportunities to find affordable properties.

Location & Area

  • North Boundary: 1200 N Division
  • South Boundary: 500 N Grand
  • East Boundary: 1600 W Ashland
  • West Boundary: 2000 W Damen
  • Primary Zip Code: 60622

Current Trends and Facts of East Village Chicago

Close to the Loop and Wicker Park, East Village neighborhood provides proximity to Chicago’s outstanding theaters, museums and galleries, as well as the trendier fare near Milwaukee and Damen. White Sox fans might also like the area for its proximity to the ballpark that most still call Comisky Park. East Village also offers immediate access to the city’s highway system.