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Lincoln Park apartments are some of the finest in Chicago. This neighborhood is awash in apartments for rent. You’ll find Lincoln Park apartments in refurbished brownstones, lofts, condos, single family homes and new luxury apartments. According to Domu’s 2017 listing data, the Lincoln Park Chicago rental market consists of 10% studio apartments for rent, 30% 1 bedroom apartments, 39% 2 bedroom apartments and 21% are 3 bedroom apartments.
Lincoln Park just about has it all in this 3.2 square mile section of the city: Lake Michigan, North Avenue beach, running paths, bike paths, the lakefront park (also called Lincoln Park), a college campus (DePaul University), Lincoln Park High School, Lincoln Park Zoo, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Lincoln Park Conservatory, dining and entertainment options that are seemingly endless, and all manner of shops and boutiques.
Students and young professionals are ubiquitous, but there's also an abundance of families with children and empty-nesters who call Lincoln Park home. There are a lot of street festivals that take over the streets from Taste of Lincoln Ave to the famous Sheffield Garden Walk during the summer months in Lincoln Park.
Lincoln Park's geographic size and density, about 69,000 residents in 2015 according to U.S. Census data, have led to several sub-neighborhoods with active community groups that could be their own neighborhoods in other cities. The larger Lincoln Park neighborhood includes: Ranch Triangle, West DePaul, Sheffield Neighbors, DePaul, Park West, Wrightwood Neighbors, Lathrop Homes, Lincoln Central, Old Town Triangle and Mid-North.
Apartments for rent can also be found in the adjacent neighborhoods of Lakeview to the north and Old Town to the south of Lincoln Park.
There are several shopping districts in Lincoln Park and public transportation is a cinch. Buses cover most of the territory, and the CTA ‘L’ Red, Brown and Purple lines are accessible at the Fullerton station. The Purple and Brown lines stop at Armitage and Diversey stations. Off the main thoroughfares, the streets are narrow, shady, quaint and secluded. Lincoln Park Chicago is close to the Kennedy Expressway and Lake Shore Drive.
The zip code for Lincoln Park Chicago is 60614.
Dining in Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park Chicago apartments tend to have high walkability scores because you can get to pizza restaurants, brunch spots, bakeries and tapas joints in no time. There always seems to be some new place to try and chances are you’ll discover a neighborhood mainstay that you rely on when cooking just seems like a hassle.
Nightlife in Lincoln Park
There’s no shortage of public houses and watering holes in Lincoln Park, and apartment renters in this Chicago neighborhood will easily find a place to go out and socialize. There are cheaper dive bars that signal allegiance to one of the Big Ten schools and are popular for big games, but there are also upscale places to have more “adult” conversations over high concept cocktails.
Coffee in Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park Chicago residents have no trouble getting a buzz from caffeine purveyors. Locals enjoy the eclectic ambiance and old world charm of Bourgeois Pig Cafe on Fullerton Avenue.