Old town

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Location

Situated just south of Lincoln Park, Old Town is a tranquil oasis with the neighborhood vibe in Chicago's Near North Side. Just above the commotion of River North, sits a quieter, calmer neighborhood with boutique shoppes, small eateries, and familiar staples. 

Housing stock

Old Town is home to a diverse allotment of inventory. Housing options include older Victorian Era homes and Brownstone style homes. Additionally, in recent years, new construction and development has brought a fresher style in architectural designs. Those interested in the luxury market have a wide variety to choose from with an incredible focus on single-family homes, and larger condos. 

Transportation

Parking is abundant in Old Town as well as main CTA train stations and many buses to get around the city. Residents enjoy easy access to the Red Line and Brown Line stops. Additionally, with Old Town's close proximity to the Lakeshore path and Wicker Park, bicycles are also a popular option with local residents. 

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife

The main strip of Wells Street is a popular destination in Old Town. This is a historic strip abundant with many local favorites including Benchmark and Old Town Ale House. Old town is also home to Chicago's famous Second City Improv school and performance center. 

Schools

Residents enjoy quality choices for public and private school options in Old Town. Public school options include Franklin and Jenner Elementary schools, and Nobel Academy High School. Private instutiations include the prestigious Catherine Cook School and the Lain School of Chicago.