Chicago – Old Town

In the Near North community, immediately north of the Chicago’s downtown, is a historic area of quiet tree-lined residential streets.

Location & Area

  • North Boundary: 1600 N North
  • South Boundary: 1200 N Division
  • East Boundary: 100 W Clark
  • West Boundary: 600 W Larrabee
  • Primary Zip Code: 60614

Current Trends and Facts of Old Town Chicago

The amenities of the Loop (downtown Chicago) and the exciting Lincoln Park neighborhood are a short distance away, but residents only have to go a few blocks to experience some of the cities finest, restaurants, theaters, boutiques and clubs in Old Town neighborhood.

Additionally, Old Town neighborhood affords residents immediate access to the prestigious Steppenwolf Theater and the Second City Comedy Club. Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park (the stretch of parks and beaches along the shore) is also steps away.

Each June, the Old Town neighborhood hosts one of America’s oldest art fairs. Over 250 artists are represented with disciplines that include drawing, painting, photography, ceramic, glass, jewelry, metal and many more. Additionally, there are many street festivals to enjoy on weekends throughout the summer.