North Side

Best For: Young Families, Suburbs in the City, Cheaper Alternatives, Rehabs

Walker’s Paradise

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About North Center

Chicago’s North Center neighborhoods have seen a booming popularity over the last few years due to it’s quiet, tree-lined streets, growing restaurant scene, and still very commutable distance to downtown.

Lined with historic homes, many are being rehabbed by young families looking to stay in the city but need more space. The area contains a diverse set of bars and restaurants from traditional American to Vietnamese.

Renting is affordable in North Center, and Roscoe Village is a popular spot for all crowds.

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Living in North Center

Learn more about schools, local reviews, safety, commuting, demographics, and developments.

Living in North Center

See what it's like to live in the North Center neighborhood of Chicago with reviews and statistics on crime, real estate, and cost of living.

North Center Chicago - Curbed Chicago

Every aspect of living in Chicago, for people who care about their city, their streets, and their homes.

Eating in North Center

Where are the best and hottest new restaurants?

North Center Chicago - Eater Chicago

Food news and dining guides for Chicago.

The 10 Best Places near North Center, Chicago, IL - Yelp

Browsing all of North Center, Chicago, IL - The Bad Apple, Sticky Rice, Laschet's Inn, Cho Sun Ok Restaurant, Taqueria El Asadero, Margie's Candies, Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro, The Victor Bar, The Northman, Royal Thai Restaurant