Chicago Neighborhoods: St. Bens

In the North Center community, near trendy Roscoe Village neighborhood, is a comfortable, family-oriented neighborhood called St. Ben’s. Named after St. Benedict’s parish, it’s a popular, well-established community with a highly rated elementary school, stability and affordable prices. All these benefits make St. Ben’s an attractive alternative to the higher prices and density of the lakefront and Lincoln Park neighborhoods.

Location & Area

  • North Boundary: 4400 N Montrose
  • South Boundary: 3600 N Addison
  • East Boundary: 2000 W Damen
  • West Boundary: 2400 W Western
  • Primary Zip Code: 60618

Current Trends and Facts of St. Bens Chicago

Close to Roscoe Village and the heart of North Center, residents enjoy low-density living and a short walk to the local butcher shop or bakery. St Bens’ neighborhood is just northwest of the Lakeview and Wrigleyville neighborhoods, so residents have immediate access to many exciting restaurants, theaters and clubs, yet can still come home to a quiet street.

The Chicago River runs through North Center and provides many picturesque views and parks, with many sporting and recreational activities. The CTA’s Brown Line goes downtown and has stops at Addison, Irving Park and Montrose. Buses run on most of the major streets.