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Chicago's Humboldt Park Neighborhood

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"The neighborhood takes its name from Humboldt Park, a 207 acre greenspace of walking and biking paths; sports, boating and skating facilities; and picnic spots. The Humboldt Park Boathouse and Pavilion, an architectural jewel, sits along the park's pleasant lagoon. Among the park's most recognizable features are an enchanting circular rose garden and intriguing sculptures that include the World's Fair bison that were originally cast in bronze for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. Many of the neighborhood's boulevards showcase well-maintained greystones that date from this period, the late 1800s."


History of Humboldt Park

Located about 6 miles northwest of the Loop, Humboldt Park is bounded by Armitage Avenue to the north, Western Avenue to the east, Chicago Avenue to the south and Pulaski Road to the west. Bordering neighborhoods include Logan Square, Bucktown, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, and East Garfield Park.

"For those who try to live a car-free life, Humboldt Park has you covered with a slew of CTA buses running right through your neighborhood.

While Humboldt Park has its fair share of public transit via CTA bus -- there isn't an El train stop nearby. However, if the El is necessary for your trip, almost all of the bus lines can take you right to a station. The best idea is to visit the CTA website ( for more info and maps of the area.

For car owners Humboldt Park is easy, breezy and downright delightful. Permit parking is unheard of, parking is always available (with very few restrictions), and many homes in the area actually have garages. Gasp!"

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Chicago Transit Authority

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One of Chicago's most popular and most well-known areas, Lincoln Park boasts almost every conceivable type of shop, restaurant and entertainment imaginable. One could spend the day enjoying Lincoln Park Zoo, Oz Park, the Chicago Public Library or any of the many public offerings and activities of DePaul University.

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

Thriving nightlife abounds as well, including the world-famous Second City Theatre, Steppenwolf Theater, the Biograph Theater and numerous bars, clubs, restaurants, boutiques, curios shops, bookstores...the list is endless!

The California Clipper

The Beetle Bar & Grill

Aloft Loft

Institute of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture

Neighboring Communities

Chicago - Wicker Park

Chicago - Ukrainian Village

Chicago - Bucktown

Chicago's Logan Square Neighborhood

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