Due west of Chicago’s Loop is Humboldt Park. This is a Chicago neighborhood that is benefiting tremendously from the gentrification of the areas near the city’s center. People who are tired of the soaring prices of city real estate are taking up residence in its much more affordable homes and buildings.
Location & Area
- North Boundary: 1600 N North
- South Boundary: 800 N Chicago
- East Boundary: 2400 W Western
- West Boundary: 4000 W Pulaski
- Primary Zip Code: 60647
Current Trends and Facts of Humboldt Park Chicago
Not far from the hipper neighborhoods of Wicker Park, Bucktown and Logan Square, Humboldt Park neighborhood has many eclectic and multi-cultural shops and restaurants on its own. It’s also home to the California Clipper, an out of the ordinary nightclub that is a throwback to Chicago’s prohibition years.
The area is built around the magnificent Humboldt Park neighborhood which features vast landscape designs, walking and running paths, and a picturesque pond. Overseeing the pond is the Humboldt Park Boathouse Pavilion, an exceptional example of the Prairie School style of architecture. It was designated a Chicago landmark in 1996.