Chicago Neighborhoods Overview

Each Chicago neighborhood is amazingly unique. The Lake Michigan shoreline offers world-renowned recreation coupled with fantastic views and green spaces, but there’s so much more to this big city.

With 77 neighborhoods and their sub-neighborhoods, navigating the nuances of each Chicago neighborhood requires guidance. Whether you plan on moving to Chicago or relocating within the city, here’s a valuable resource to help you find the right location for lifestyle.

Diverse Chicago Neighborhoods

Chicago neighborhoods vary from quiet streets with friendly dog parks to sophisticated business centers with world-class dining and shopping.  Within each neighborhood is a multicultural experience that makes this city great.

Finding a Chicago neighborhood community that shares your values and lifestyle is crucial to the success of buying a home. You are investing in a community when you buy a home.

Twelve neighborhoods have been highlighted to provide you with an in-depth understanding of what it’s like to live there. Is your priority the school system? The amenities? Access to public transportation? It’s all covered in our featured neighborhoods. That way, you can make an educated decision regarding where to start your home search.

Search Chicago Homes and Condos by Neighborhood

Given the vast number of neighborhoods and communities in Chicago, this valuable Chicago home search by neighborhood tool helps you narrow your search for your next single family home, condo, loft, townhome, or apartment. For example, if you’re interested in the popular yet accessible South Loop neighborhood, this map will provide you with the zip codes in that area in order to search for homes.


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