Best For: Young Families, Foodies
Bucktown can often feel like a suburb in the city with it’s rows of single family homes and boutique shops. This makes it ideal for young families but Bucktown also offers lots of affordable rentals at rates cheaper than those in the North Side.
Located on the city’s northwest side, the neighborhoods offers an easy commute downtown with access to the Blue Line and highway as well as numerous bus lines. Damen avenue, the main thoroughfare features numerous bars and restaurants across the price spectrum, making it just as easy to grab a Starbucks or a High Life.
Bucktown homes often sell for more than a million dollars, but there are many affordable condo choices. Homes range from new builds to historic, character-filled charmers with new condos going up along many of the streets.
Living in Bucktown
Learn more about schools, local reviews, safety, commuting, demographics, and developments.
See what it's like to live in the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago with reviews and statistics on crime, real estate, and cost of living.
Eating in Bucktown
Where are the best and hottest new restaurants?
Browsing all of Bucktown, Chicago, IL - Irazú Costa Rican Restaurant, Ipsento, En Hakkore, The Bristol, Owen & Engine, Coast Sushi Bar, La Cocina Boricua de la Familia Galarza, Margie's Candies, The Map Room, Toast