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Originally hosting a large German population in Chicago, Lincoln Square real estate has proven to offer one of Chicago’s most family friendly neighborhoods, combining well maintained and large parks, with a stretch of shops and restaurants for moms looking a place to take the kids during the day.  In addition, the Chicago treasure, Old Town School of Folk Music, has a large second location in the heart of the neighborhood, and hosts an annual folk music festival at Welles Park.

In addition, Lincoln Square event calendar has a regular Thursday night to-do at the fountain south of Lawrence that typically sees a high count of strollers parked off to the side.  Couple that with live music at Costello’s over the lunch hour, and the Davis Theater’s attention to bringing in first run family friendly movies, and you have a city location that knows how to service a family.

For adults, Gene’s Sausage has one of Chicago’s best rooftop beer gardens, and pairs a good selection of beer on tap with some great eats!  In addition, Lincoln Square hosts two of the most notable and popular Chicago summer street festivals with May Fest and German Fest, conveniently located at the foot of the Brown Line’s Western stop.

The homes in this area run the gamut, from single family homes to three-flats to sprawling condo buildings, but with easy access to both the Brown Line and Metra’s Union Pacific North line, this neighborhood is a gem for families wanting to live and work in the city!






Notable Neighbors:
North – Edgewater/Andersonville
South – North Center
West – Albany Park
East – Ravenswood

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Public Transportation:

  • Metra: UP North (Ravenswood)
  • CTA: Brown Line (Rockwood, Western, Damen)

Main Roadways:

  • Lincoln Avenue (N/S)
  • Lawrence Avenue (E/W)
  • Lake Shore Drive

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Natalie Smith

Natalie Smith

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