Surrounded by a steady stream of buses, trains, and cabs, The Loop is quite literally where the action is in the heart of Chicago. Composed of a community of students, artists, business professionals, and long-time residents, The Loop neighborhood tops the charts in convenience and offers a plethora of transportation options, popular cultural attractions, endless shopping and dining, and a booming real estate market.
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River North is easily distinguished by the area’s dormant factories and industrial warehouses, which have been revitalized by artists and entrepreneurs into workplaces, converted lofts, upscale housing, and an infinite arts and entertainment scene.
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West Loop is Chicago’s answer to Silicon Valley and fine dining. This growing neighborhood is home to new headquarter locations for tech giants such as Google, Twitter, and Uber. These major players in the tech world chose the West Loop for a good reason. The area offers an award-winning restaurant and bar scene, proximity to public transit, and a cool and creative atmosphere.
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The ultra-popular Wicker Park neighborhood attracts a diverse crowd of young professionals, trendy artists, businesspeople, and growing families. The area’s mix of vintage boutiques, restaurants, quirky bars, high-end retailers, and unique homes complement the eclectic atmosphere of the neighborhood.
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