Old Town

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Living in the Old Town Triangle holds a special pride that ties neighbors together. You'll see people out on their patios or stoops chatting with passersby and dog owners convening at the dog park with both their two-legged and four-legged friends. In the summertime you'll never have to look far to find a neighborhood block party. Sandwiched between quaint Lincoln Park and lively downtown, Old Town offers a plethora of entertainment options while still maintaining its local charm.


There is a preponderance of entertainment near Old Town. Second City, comedy clubs, the Old Town School of Folk Music and nearby Steppenwolf are some of the formal performing arts venues, in addition to the multitude of live music bars. As far as dining options go, you can easily find anything you crave from old fashioned to innovative, Michelin Star restaurants to cash-only pubs, and plenty of places to grab brunch. Most of Old Town’s businesses are independently owned, which gives Old Town a unique charm. Old Town's Victorian architecture and tree-lined, cobblestone streets create a comfortable, homey atmosphere.


Old Town is near Lake Shore Drive and the Kennedy expressway, allowing convenient access for highway commuters. Old Town's Sedgwick CTA L brown line train goes south into the downtown Loop and north, through and past DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus.

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