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Sheridan Park

Seven miles might seem like a hike to and from the Loop, but the Red Line train that runs through this Chicago neighborhood makes it easy to reach downtown in one straight shot. Though once you begin discovering the vibrant community of Sheridan Park, you’ll be less likely to head toward Chicago’s core when you want a night out.

For such a small spot, Sheridan Park has an unexpected energetic night scene. You can check out African-American translations of classic films at the Black Ensemble Theater or catch a concert at the Riveria Theatre. Once a cinema for the Balaban & Kataz chain, the Riveria now boasts a serious rock vibe with its line-up of (mostly local) indie musicians. Another popular spot with Sheridan Park residents, especially those in the mood for a little karaoke, is Carol’s Pub. Just be ready to belt out the country-western tunes at this 4 a.m. bar.

Sheridan Park

If elegant dining is more your style, check out Magnolia Cafe. Offering contemporary American fare in an understated, yet upscale setting; it’s by far Sheridan Park’s most popular restaurant. You can also find cheap Thai food at Thai on Clark and grab a latte on your way to work at the neighborhood Starbuck’s. If you’d rather support a local brew, there are plenty of independent options within walking distance of Sheridan Park in the surrounding neighborhoods.

When at the southern edge of this Chicago community, you can’t help but notice the sprawling grounds of Graceland Cemetery on the other side of Montrose Avenue. This burial ground has been around since the mid 1800s and today it’s one of Chicago’s most famous. It’s not just locals who enjoy taking long walks in this intricately landscaped spot; many tourists make it a point to stop by to see the tombstones of Chicago’s very own Marshall Field, Louis Sullivan and Potter Palmer. 

With property so close to the lake, or right alongside it if you’re lucky, it’s easy to find an assortment of outdoor activities. Parks and beaches with bike paths, volleyball courts and dog-walking trails are just a few options in this Chicago neighborhood. Dog owners will take delight in the Susan Kimmelman Off-Leash Dog Beach, where our four-legged furry friends can play in the sand and water to release all that leashed-up energy.

Near these parks and beaches, you’ll find rows of historic single-family homes and mid-rise condos. The residential blocks are dotted with quaint courtyards and patches of greenery. One-bedroom condos range from $100,000 to $200,000 while single-family homes go for a whopping $900,000. And then of course there are Sheridan Park’s vintage mansions, which sell for well over a million.

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Dining in Uptown / Sheridan Park

Joanne & Sons
1775 W Sunnyside Ave
Cuisine: American
Cafe Nhu Hoa
1020 W Argyle St
Cuisine: Asian
Furama
4936 N Broadway St
Cuisine: Asian
Hai Yen Restaurant
1055 W Argyle
Cuisine: Asian
Hing Wang
1111 W Wilson Ave
Cuisine: Asian
Nha Trang Restaurant
1007 W Argyle St
Cuisine: Asian
Uptown Pizza & Barbecue Rest
1031 W Wilson Ave
Cuisine: Barbecue/Pizza
Julie Mai's Le Bistro
5025 N Clark St
Cuisine: French
Andies Restaurant
1467 W Montrose Ave
Cuisine: Greek
Ofie
3911 N Sheridan Rd
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Silver Seafood
4829 N. Broadway
Cuisine: Seafood
Siam Cafe
4712 N Sheridan Rd
Cuisine: Asian

Resources in Uptown / Sheridan Park

Hospitals
Columbia Chicago Lakeshore
4840 N. Marine

Columbus Maryville Clinic
810 W. Montrose

Thorek Hospital
850 W. Irving Park
Post Office
1343 W. Irving Park

4850 N. Broadway

Entertainment in Uptown / Sheridan Park

Black Ensemble Theater
4520 N. Beacon
Riviera Theatre
4746 N. Racine
The Green Mill Jazz Club
4802 N. Broadway
Big Chicks
5042 N. Sheridan
Black Ensemble Theater
4520 N. Beacon St.
Chase Park
4701 N. Ashland
Frankie J's on Broadway / MethaDome Theatre
4437 N. Broadway
The Neo-Futurarium
5153 N. Ashland
O'Rourke Center for the Performing Arts
1145 W. Wilson
Profiles Theatre
4147 N. Broadway
Aragon Ballroom
1106 W. Lawrence
Holiday Club
4000 N. Sheridan
Lakeview Lounge
5110 N. Broadway
Old St. Andrew's Inn
5938 N. Broadway

Shopping in Uptown / Sheridan Park

Tai Nam Market
4925 N. Broadway
Wilson Broadway Mall
1114 W. Wilson
Universal Music & Entertainment
4423 N. Broadway
Beck's Book Store
4520 N. Broadway
Me Too Accessories
4541 N. Clark
Unique Findings
1218 W. Wilson

Schools in Uptown / Sheridan Park

Mc Cutcheon School-Branch
4850 N Kenmore Ave
Prologue
1109 1/2 W Lawrence Ave
St Augustine College
1345 W Argyle St
Mc Cutcheon Elementary School
4865 N Sheridan Rd
Goudy Elementary School
5120 N Winthrop Ave
Jose Marti Bilingual Education
5126 N Kenmore Ave