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West Rogers Park

Located ten miles from the loop, West Rogers Park skirts the quieter side of Chicago’s bustling neighborhoods. It’s also one of the more affordable areas, but increasing popularity and new trendy shops and restaurants could quickly change all that.

Because of its affordability, the neighborhood is mainly a middle-class community. The area is home to a large Indian population and just from taking a stroll down Devon Avenue you can learn a lot about the culture. Dubbed Chicago’s “Little India,” this strip is nothing but rows and rows of Pakistani and Indian eateries and boutiques. Walk a little farther east and you’ll find that it’s also filled with the greatest concentration of Kosher resources in the city.

Rogers Park

Outdoorsy types will love West Rogers Park for its numerous recreational sites where locals can play tennis and baseball, take a run, or just enjoy the summer sunshine and relax. West Rogers Park’s popular public commons include Lerner Park, Rogers School Park, Indian boundary Park and Cultural Center, and Chippewa Park. But the real show-stopper here is Warren Park. Spanning 90 acres of land, Warren has plenty of room for both a forest preserve and community space. In addition to tons of natural beauty, the massive grounds house batting cages, a nine-hole golf course and racquetball courts.  

The residential real estate market in West Rogers Park is made up of historic mansions, Georgian-style homes, ranches, bungalows and multiunit brick buildings. Homeowners in this part of Chicago have a knack for landscaping and are great at keeping the neighborhood looking nice. So, despite its urban location, you’ll see lots of green in West Rogers Park and the petite yards often contain lush garden and beautiful flowerbeds. The average sale price of a one bedroom condo in West Rogers Park is around $140,000. For a two-bedroom unit you’re looking at prices in the low $200,000s. Detached single-family homes start at $300,000, but home buyers who are seeking a little extra space should expect to pay over $400,000. Larger homes with four or five bedrooms usually sell for just under $500,000 in West Rogers Park.

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Dining in Rogers Park

Avraham's Ohel Pizza
2828 W Pratt
Cuisine: Pizza
Candlelite Restaurant
7452 N. Western
Cuisine: Italian
El Tipico Mexican Restaurant
1836 W Foster Ave
Cuisine: Mexican
Fluky's
6821 N. Western Ave
Cuisine: American
Gandhi Indian Restaurant
2601 W Devon Ave
Cuisine: Indian
Gulliver's Pizzeria
2727 W. Howard
Cuisine: Pizza
Jumbo House
2927 W Devon Ave
Cuisine: Asian
La Cazuela Mariscos
6922 N. Clark St.
Cuisine: Mexican
Mi Tsu Yun
3010 W Devon Ave
Cuisine: Asian
Moti Mahal Restaurant
2525 W Devon Ave
Cuisine: Indian
Pekin House Restaurant
2311 W Devon Ave
Cuisine: Asian
Sala Thai
2739 W. Touhy
Cuisine: Thai
Udupi Palace
2543 W. Devon
Cuisine: Indian
Viceroy of India
2520 W Devon Ave
Cuisine: Indian

Resources in Rogers Park

Hospitals
California Devon Medical Center
6420 N. California
Post Office
1723 W. Devon

7056 N. Clark

7617 N. Paulina

Entertainment in Rogers Park

Robert A. Black Golf Course
2045 W. Pratt
Rogers Park Farmer's Market
Howard & Marshfield
Village North Theaters
6746 N. Sheridan
Lifeline Theatre
6912 N. Glenwood
The Side Studio
1520 W. Jarvis
Schreiber Playground Park
1552 W. Schreiber
Raven Theatre
6157 N. Clark
Greenview Arts Center
6418 N. Greenview
Organic Theater Company at Kathleen Mullady Memorial Theatre
1125 W. Loyola
 

Shopping in Rogers Park

Chicago Harley Davidson
6868 N. Western
Snoop Shop Too
2742 W. Touhy
Taj Sari Palace
2553 W. Devon
Target
2209 W. Howard
Z'Afrique Ltd.
7156 N. California
 

Schools in Rogers Park

Boone Elementary School
6710 N. Washtenaw
Consolidated Hebrew High School
2828 W. Pratt
Hanna Sacks Girls High School
3021 W. Devon
Keshat Day School
2755 W. Pratt
Rogers Elementary
7345 N. Washtenaw
St. Margaret Mary School
7318 N. Oakley
St. Scholastica High School
7416 N. Ridge