Lincoln Park is named after the 1,000 acre park on it’s eastern border and is known for having a variety of housing options such as homes, condos, townhomes, multi-family dwellings, and apartment rentals. The park itself was originally going to be named Lake Park but changed its name after President Lincoln was assassinated. The enormous 1,000 acre park is home to both running paths and bike baths along the lakefront as well as athletic fields, a golf course, tennis courts, and a playground. Lincoln Park is also home to Lincoln Park Zoo, the largest free zoo in the US. Children’s Memorial Hospital is founded in Lincoln Park and draws a large amount of residents moving into the area each year. These remarkable Lincoln Park IL homes and condos are literally in the center of it all! There is great theatre here at the Second City, Steppenwolf or Biograph Theatre (where John Dillinger was shot dead). There are tons of bars, restaurants, and clubs within Lincoln Park as well as great shopping on Armitage Avenue. Lincoln Park also serves as home to DePaul University. Homes in the Lincoln Park area vary from two and three flats, high-rise, mid-rise, courtyards, and 4+1’s. Lincoln Park is one of Chicago’s best known and most populated neighborhoods. Lets find your Lincoln Park IL condo, home, or apartment today!
In Lincoln Park, Chicago's motto urbs in horto—or "City in a Garden"—truly comes to life. Historic churches and handsome brick row houses nestled within landmark districts sit next to peaceful parks, while quiet, tree-lined residential areas give way to bustling business corridors.
Armitage Avenue is lined with independent boutiques and high-end retailers; Clark Street is packed with casual cafes, ethnic restaurants and sweet shops that spill out onto the sidewalks during warm weather; and Lincoln Avenue buzzes all night with bars and taverns that cater to the young college crowd from the nearby DePaul University campus. In addition to shopping and dining, Lincoln Park is a diverse arts and entertainment destination as well with a plethora of museums, top theaters and live music clubs to pick from.
For scenery, there's plenty of natural beauty and outdoors to enjoy. This North Side neighborhood's namesake park is a sprawling 1,208 acres of green space with a free zoo open year-round, a nature museum and conservatory. And when the weather's right, head over to the lakefront trail and beaches, where sand and surf are set against a backdrop of downtown skyscrapers.