The Wicker Park Neighborhood
Wicker Park is a vibrant and bustling community northwest of the Loop. The neighborhood has a large quantity of restaurants and shops with many things to do. This is a great neighborhood to live and play in. There is always something to do and it is far enough away from Chicago to make housing affordable by close enough to make the city accessible. Come see what we have to offer!
Wicker Park is close to downtown so it is a very convenient place for people who work downtown to live do to its close proximity to the Loop, Chicago’s public transportation system. Old and new Chicago blend here into an exuberant community with a rich history and a bright future.
Historical and Growing Wicker Park
A town defined by it’s history but actively shaping it’s future, Wicker Park is a great Chicago neighborhood. Being outside of the city means that affordable housing is easy to find in Wicker Park. But do not worry, the distance is hardly noticeable with the easy access to the Loop. The ease of getting into downtown makes this neighborhood ideal for young professionals who want to be close enough to the city for their jobs, but far enough away to get out of the hustle and bustle.
There is so much to do in Wicker Park! Our restaurant scene is vibrant and eclectic. You can find everything from tacos to Italian food with just a short walk. Our local business owners are passionate about the neighborhood and it reflects in their high quality service and food.
Food is not the only thing that Wicker Park does well. We also know how to throw a great party. Festivals are quite an event for us here. With two marquee events during the year. Wicker Park Fest is an exciting and jubilant celebration of art and music with food vendors and local shops and artisans selling their wares. This festival takes place during the summer months when the neighborhood is full of people enjoying the summer sun.
The fun doesn’t stop when the weather gets colder though. Chill fest in the fall is our acoustic music festival with musicians coming from all over Chicago and Illinois to perform! This event is book ended by food vendors and local artists so you can see all the best the area has to offer.
If you are looking for somewhere to explore, look no further than Wicker Park! We encourage you to wander and discover your new favorite restaurant or shop. Learn something new about your city. Shop local and enjoy the community members.