The Loop

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Location

The Loop is undoubtedly the city centre of Chicago. With an expansive history of beautiful architecture and global finance, visitors enjoy a look at a truly quintessential American city. 

Housing stock

The Loop is home to beautiful vintage homes and contemporary luxury high-rises. The median sales price for a condo in The Loop has reached $325,000. Rentals are a strong portion of the Loop as many people are in transitory positions when living downtown. 

Transportation

The Loop is an urban dwellers dream, with abundant public transportation. Chicago Transit Authority trains and busses are easy options to get around the metropolitan area. Additionally, residents are very close to Union Station and Millennium station for easy access to surrounding suburbs and national destinations. Parking can be difficult in the loop, but there are many garage spaces available for monthly rental. 

Shopping, dining and nightlife

Historically the financial district, the Loop has opened it's doors in recent years to a thriving and growing district of retail shops, exciting eateries, and great bars and pubs. Also, a city strong hold, Wabash street gives an echo of the previous era of Chicago's more modest strip of nightlife activities. 

Schools

Residents of the Loop have multiple options for both public and private education near-by. Public school options include South Loop elementary and Phillips High School. Private options include GEMS World Academy and South Loop Montessori School. In addition, some of the world's best universities and colleges have satellite facilities that operate within the Loop for students to work and learn in the of the most important metropolitan areas in the nation.