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Lincoln Park & Depaul

by North Avenue, Diversey Parkway, Ashland Avenue and Lake Michigan, the Chicago neighborhood of Lincoln Park is one of the city's most popular areas, and one of its most well-known. The neighborhood is like a miniature city in itself, boasting almost every conceivable type of shop, restaurant, or entertainment form one can imagine. The last few years have seen a boom of development on its southern side, with gigantic upscale shopping centers opening along North Ave. between Halsted and Ashland.

Once associated with hip young up-and-coming singles, Lincoln Park is now gaining a reputation as the ideal Chicago neighborhood to raise a family. Within just a few blocks of each other one can spend a day at the Lincoln Park Zoo, romp with the kids at Oz Park, visit the Lincoln Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library or any one of the many public offerings and activities Depaul University has to offer.

Lincoln Park

Bounded Lincoln Park also contains Lincoln Park, the largest public park in Chicago and the neighborhood's namesake. Lincoln Park, the park, contains lakeside beaches, a bird sanctuary, botanical gardens, playgrounds, golf courses, tennis courts, boating facilities, open areas for football, baseball, soccer, horseback riding, and much more.

Lincoln Park is not just for families, however. It has a thriving nightlife and entertainment abounds. For one thing, Lincoln Park is home to the world-famous Second City Theatre, birthplace of comedy legends too numerous to list here. If comedy's not your cup of tea, how about the equally world-famous Steppenwolf Theater, home to some of the most respected actors on stage or screen. Then there's any one of the three arthouse/historic movie theaters in the area, the most famous of which being Chicago's notorious Biograph Theater, where John Dillinger was gunned down by the FBI (or was he?). Add to this the bars, clubs, restaurants, boutiques, curios shops, bookstores... the list is endless!

Depaul's presence in the community assures a constant and interesting blend of young students into the population, as well as a higher-than-average ratio of diverse business opportunities that cater to students and locals alike.

Many homes in Lincoln Park are brownstones and graystones, a significant number of which have been turned into condominiums. Many single family homes that were converted into multiple-housing buildings for students and young professionals years ago are now being converted back to their original states. The streets of Lincoln Park are among the greenest in the city, with an abundance of trees to give this neighborhood a suburban feel. Real estate prices range from near-Gold-Coast level to surprisingly affordable, depending on the type of property and specific area of the community.

CTA buses run on Fullerton, Halsted, Ashland, Diversey Parkway, Clark and Lincoln Avenue, and the Red, Brown and Purple El Lines stop at North Ave., Sedgewick, Armitage, Fullerton & Diversey.

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Dining in Lincoln Park & DePaul

19th Hole Cafe & Grill
2008 N Halsted St
Cuisine: American
B W 3's
2464 N Lincoln Ave
Cuisine: American
Anne's Mandarin
1550 W Fullerton
Cuisine: Asian
Charlie Trotter's
816 W Armitage Ave
Cuisine: American
Clarke's
2441 N Lincoln Ave
Cuisine: American
Asiana Restaurant
2546 N Clark St
Cuisine: Asian
Cozy Cafe
2819 N Lincoln Ave
Cuisine: American
Four Farthings
2060 N Cleveland
Cuisine: American
China Garden
2256 N Clark St.
Cuisine: Asian
Nookies
3334 N Halsted St
Cuisine: American
North Pond
2610 N Cannon Dr
Cuisine: American
Cho Sun Ok Restaurant
4200 N Lincoln Ave
Cuisine: Asian
Jia's
2545 N Halsted St
Cuisine: Asian
Ambria
2300 N. Lincoln Park
Cuisine: French
Cafe Bernard
2100 N Halsted St
Cuisine: French
Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N Lincoln Park W
Cuisine: French
Via Carducci
1419 W Fullerton Ave
Cuisine: Italian
Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
2024 N. Halstead St.
Cuisine: Spanish
Maza
2748 N Lincoln Ave
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Lalo's Mexican Restaurant
1960 N Clybourn
Cuisine: Mexican
Cucina Bella
543 W Diversey Pkwy
Cuisine: Italian
King Crab
1816 N Halsted St
Cuisine: Seafood
Tarantino's
1112 W Armitage Ave
Cuisine: Italian
Cafe Nosh
2665 N Clark St.
Cuisine: Greek
Basil Leaf Cafe
2460 N Clark St.
Cuisine: Italian
Abu Nawas
2411 N Clark St
Cuisine: Mediterannean
Bangkok Star Restaurant
1443 W Fullerton Ave
Cuisine: Indian

Resources in Lincoln Park & DePaul

Hospitals
Advocate Health Care Center
2400 N. Lincoln

Augustana Hospital
2035 N. Lincoln

Children's Memorial Dialysis
2611 N. Halsted

Columbia Grant Hospital
550 W. Webster

Columbus Hospital
2520 N. Lakeview
Post Office
2643 N. Clark

Entertainment in Lincoln Park & DePaul

Chicago Academy of Sciences
2430 N. Cannon
Lincoln Park Bird Sanctuary
Addison St.
Lincoln Park Cultural Center
2045 N. Lincoln Park West
Lincoln Park Zoo
Cannon Dr. & Fullerton Pkwy
Chicago Historical Society
N. Clark & W. North
Lincoln Park
Lake Michigan coastline
The Lincoln Park Conservatory
2931 Stockton Dr.
Piper's Alley Movie Theater
230 W. North
The Second City Theatre
1616 N. Wells
Three Penny Cinema
2424 N. Lincoln
Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln
Webster Place Theater
1471 W. Webster
B.L.U.E.S.
2519 N. Halsted
John Barleycorn
2300 N. Lincoln
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted
Lion Head Pub
2251 N. Lincoln
Neo
2350 N. Clark
Red Lion Pub
2446 N. Lincoln
Zella
1983 N. Clybourn
U.S. Beer Company
1801 N. Clybourn
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted
Royal George Theatre Center
1641 N. Halsted
Apollo Theater Center
2540 N. Lincoln
Park West
322 W. Armitage

Shopping in Lincoln Park & DePaul

2nd Hand Tunes
2604 N. Clark
Endo-Exo Apothecary
2034 N. Halsted
1154 Lill Studio
2523 N. Halsted
Palazzo
2262 N. Clark
su zen
2241 N. Clybourn
Studio 910
910 W. Armitage
Rinky Dink
2216 N. Clybourn
Renaissance Buttons
826 W. Armitage
Presence
2501 N. Clark
Panache
2252 N. Clark
Out of the West
1000 W. Armitage
Nonpareil
2300 N. Clark
Natural Selection
2260 N. Lincoln
Isis on Armitage
823 W. Armitage
Innuendo
844 W. Armitage
Holtzmann's on Clark
2304 N. Clark
Healing Earth Resources
2570 N. Lincoln
Elliott Consignment
2465 N. Lincoln
Cynthia's Consignments
2218 N. Clybourn
Cynthia Rowley
808 W. Armitage
Clever Alice
2248 N. Clark
Chia
2202 N. Halsted
Celeste Turner
859 W. Armitage
White Elephant Shop
2380 N. Lincoln
Turtle Creek Antiques
850 W. Armitage
Time Well
2780 N. Lincoln
space
1007 W. Webster
Roy's
2455 N. Sheffield

Art Effect
934 W. Armitage

Quinlan's
2140 N. Halsted
Omiyage
812 W. Webster
Mila's Antiques
2742 N. Lincoln
Kaput Kapot
717 W. Armitage
Jayson Home & Garden
1911 N. Clybourn
Interiors on Consignment
2150 N. Clybourn
Graystone Home
2937 N. Clark
Gabriel's Trumpet
1809 W. Webster
Fortunate Discoveries
1022 W. Armitage
Faded Rose
1017 W. Armitage
Expressly Wood
825 W. Armitage
Ethan Allen Carriage House
1700 N. Halsted
Dilly Lily
742 W. Fullerton
Design Toscano
1873 N. Clybourn
Consign Design
1128 W. Armitage
Arete
2154 N. Halsted
An Antique Shop
1450 W. Webster
Ambiance
2725 N. Halsted
Tabula Tua
1015 W. Armitage
Frivolity
1013 W. Armitage
Findables Inc.
907 W. Armitage

Aroma Workshop
2050 N. Halsted

Bedside Manor Ltd.
2056 N. Halsted

Ancient Echoes
1003 W. Armitage
Buy Popular Demand
2629 N. Halsted
SoapStone
819 W. Armitage
Origins
2130 N. Halsted
Relax the Back Store
1925 N. Clybourn
Banana Republic
2104 N. Halsted
Antoinette Boutique
1011 W. Webster
Accessory to a Wedding
2503 N. Lincoln
L'Occitane
846 W. Armitage
A Brides Dream
2204 N. Clybourn
Jolie Joli
2131 N. Southport
Isabella Fine Lingerie
2150 N. Seminary
Tribeca
2480 N. Lincoln
Underthings
804 W. Webster
Graphic Expectations
757 W. Diversey
Trousseau
711 W. Armitage
Untitled
2705 N. Clark
 

Schools in Lincoln Park & DePaul

Abraham Lincoln School
615 W. Kemper
Francis W. Parker School
330 W. Webster
La Salle Language Academy
1734 N. Orleans
Lincoln Park High
2001 N. Orchard
Louisa May Alcott School
2625 N. Orchard
Newberry Magnet
700 W. Willow
St. Clements School
2524 N. Orchard