Ravenswood and Lincoln Square

East_Ravenswood_Ravenswood residents are known for their rehabbing savvy. Some gentrification has occured and many vintage homes are available at reasonable rates. There are small shops and outdoor caf?s to appeal to a family-oriented crowd and some young professionals. The annual Apple Fest and Farmer’s Market draw visitors every summer. The East Ravenswood Historic District is known for its lovely architectural homes and ever-growing popularity.

The Chicago neighborhood of Lincoln Square is in no danger over-population or rampant gentrification lincoln_square1anytime in the near future, and this is exactly how its residents want it. In fact, city planning authorities and local activists have been working for decades to make sure that this gorgeous residential part of Chicago remain family-friendly and suburban-paced. 20{d685e399af96953e6ba49fc7c871df8b623f90b3f3ec29faba13b3bb0810d3b4} of Lincoln Square has been designated as a historic preservation district, which is arguably Chicago’s largest.

lincoln_square2Over a century old, Lincoln Square is often described as “European” or having an “Old World feel” due to the zoning, size of the streets and architecture. There are plenty of family-sized houses on these beautiful, tree-lined streets, many still at very reasonable prices.

The El Brown Line runs through the southern section of the neighborhood. Ravenswood / Lincoln Square are bounded by Montrose, Peterson, the Ravenswood Metra tracks and the Chicago River.



Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce
47th Ward Office