Welcome to Lincoln Park
Many Chicago neighborhoods have a unique vibrancy and rich history. Lincoln Park stands apart for its subtle affluence, prime location, and above all, its lush parks. As such, it’s no wonder that it has become one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Chicago.
Hailed for its walkability, Lincoln Park offers relaxed luxury, relying on little touches of elegance such as artisanal shops, chic cafes, fine restaurants, and historic structures. Many of these structures have been converted into apartments, private homes, or trendy lofts. Modern condominiums are also integrated into the neighborhood, providing sleek homes with contemporary style.
Situated by Lake Michigan and minutes away from the heart of downtown, residents are perfectly located to visit surrounding districts while also indulging in the peaceful seclusion of the many parks. Speaking of parks, Lincoln Park would not exist as a community without its namesake. Placed at the center of the neighborhood, Lincoln Park is a testament to its origins, maintaining the magnificence of its early construction through manicured grounds, lavish fountains, and secluded spots for relaxation.
What to Love
Infrastructure built around manicured parks
Beautifully preserved historic architecture
Countless luxurious amenities
Lincoln Park is an oasis for those who appreciate the harmonious integration of a sophisticated metropolis with the natural landscape. Young professionals, families, and established Chicagoans all experience a sense of belonging within the neighborhood, creating a rich community.
There is a youthful energy to Lincoln Park that makes it supremely desirable. The youthful feel could possibly be linked to the residents' accessibility to so many parks, drawing locals outside to enjoy the sunshine, sit on one of the many benches overlooking the pristine parks, or enjoy a picnic throughout the open green spaces. Exuding peaceful vibrancy, Lincoln Park is a spectacular place to put down roots.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
Sai Café brings fresh seafood and bold flavors through Japanese cuisine. Chef James Bee helped shape the eatery for over 30 years, creating the best dining experience possible. Summer House brings breezy California dining to Chicago through sunny interiors and a menu of refreshing dishes. This taste of the West Coast is enhanced by a selection of California wines. Every once and a while, you might crave the perfect slice of pizza. Pequod’s is a local gem, found in a snug unassuming spot that serves classic Chicago Deep Dish.
As a quaint little shop nestled in the corner of a historic building, All She Wrote is the perfect shop for one-of-a-kind items. Whether buying jewelry, a card, a wedding present, or a gift for a baby shower, this charming store has a variety of curated goods for locals to buy.
Paper Source is a dream for those who become excited by the elegance of stationery. Illustrated journals, custom stamps and cards, and other whimsical products are available for those who cannot wait for a chance to enjoy artisanal paper goods. Lori’s Shoes captures effortless Chicago style with timeless pieces that can be worn year-round. The exquisite craftsmanship is a testament to the shop’s commitment to quality.
Things to Do
It would be impossible to mention Lincoln Park attractions without mentioning the Lincoln Park Zoo. This zoo has been a central feature of Chicago for generations.
Though based in the city, Chicago boasts dozens of small gardens and “urban farms” set up by private and nonprofit organizations. Small business owners also collect for the Green City Market, a local farmers’ market beloved by the community.
Lincoln Park Conservatory is housed in a spectacular glass structure built in 1890. The manicured grounds and the conservatory contain thousands of exotic plants from around the world. Gardens and fountains make up the vast expanse of the landscape, allowing residents to stroll outside in warmer months and explore the colorful plant life indoors during the winter.
Since the book's publication in 1900, the Wizard of Oz has captured the public’s imagination with its adventure and escapist quality. Oz Park has sustained the story's whimsy through statues of the main characters dotted along the park. Under the arbor of trees, locals can walk to the playground or enjoy the pathway.
Lincoln Park has several top-rated schools, allowing students to thrive in higher education. Some of the schools are: