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Irving Park apartments reside in an area named for Washington Irving, author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; this northwest side Chicago neighborhood was initially planned as a suburb of Chicago. Now fully connected to the city via highways and public transit, apartments in Irving Park are in a residential area that feels a bit suburban but still allows renters to get out to other parts of Chicago quickly.
Irving Park Chicago encompasses an area known as "Old Irving Park." The Irving Park Chicago neighborhood is home to more than 120 architecturally significant buildings, some dating to the late 19th Century. Irving Park and Old Irving Park Apartments are known for having a variety of architectural styles and building types that range from historic Queen Anne, Italianate, and Victorian houses for rent situated on oversized lots, to large vintage apartment buildings for rent with wrought iron fencing, two and three-flat bungalow-style vintage apartment buildings, coach houses, townhouses for rent, new apartments, Irving Park condos for rent, and other multi-flat residences.
Irving Park Chicago has an abundance of expansive park space, including Independence Park, Horner Park (all 55 acres), Revere Park, and California Park, home to the city's only public indoor hockey and indoor tennis facilities.
This Chicago neighborhood is rich with dive bars and ethnic restaurants, including many genuinely excellent Middle Eastern options. Most places are low-key and easily accessible. Parking in Irving Park is not difficult, with plenty of street parking on these tranquil tree-lined streets. In addition to the several bus routes, the Blue Line CTA Train stops in the neighborhood at the corner of Irving Park and Pulaski, Addison and Avondale, and Montrose, just east of Cicero. The Metra train is also easily accessible in Irving Park on two lines: MD-N and UP-NW. The MD-N Line can be accessed at the Mayfair and the Grayland Metra stations. The UP-NW can be found at Irving Park station, just west of Pulaski.
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CTA bus routes in Irving Park, Chicago
54a North cicero/ Skokie Blvd
80 Irving Park
Schools in Irving Park, Chicago
Helge A Haugan Public School
North River Elementary School
Gateway to Learning School
Old Tabor School
Lincoln Square Montessori School
Grover Cleveland Elementary School
Jonathan Y Scammon Public School
Theodore Roosevelt High School
Belding Elementary School
St Edward Catholic School
St John's Lutheran School
ASPIRA Haugan Middle School
Frank W Reilly School
St. Viator Elementary School
Pink Tower Montessori School
Disney II Magnet School
Chicago Waldorf School- Early Childhood Center
Chicago Jewish Day School
Patrick Henry Public School
Gateway Montessori Chicago
Carl Schurz High School
Belding Elementary School
Dining in Irving Park
Irving Park apartments are in a Chicago neighborhood that’s rich with dive bars and ethnic restaurants, including many that serve excellent Middle-Eastern cuisine. Most places to dine out in Irving Park are low-key and easily accessible.
Nightlife in Irving Park
Fans of Chicago sports will have no shortage of places to go and catch the broadcast of a game as it’s likely to be playing at one of the local pubs or dive bars in Irving Park. For more upscale or vibrant nightlife, Irving Park apartment renters might be inclined to branch out a little farther from home because the vibe in this neighborhood is pretty low-key.
Coffee in Irving Park
Caffeine lovers who need a quick jolt on the go can swing by one of the chains, Dunkin or Starbucks will be within reach, but for a more relaxed and artsy feel with a cup of espresso, Irving Park renters can go to Cafe Urbano.