Map of Chicago Neighborhoods

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Let the Chicago neighborhood map be your guide to finding an apartment or house for rent in Chicago. Click on Chicago neighborhoods to discover comprehensive descriptions, neighborhood photos, the history of each neighborhood, and see all apartments for rent.  The neighborhood search usually begins with identifying the right neighborhood in Chicago, and our map of Chicago neighborhoods is the best place to begin your apartment hunt.  New to Chicago and don't know where to begin?  No problem, begin with understanding the Chicago street grid and our Guide to Living & Renting in Chicago

The Chicago Neighborhood Map

Looking at the Chicago map with a fresh set of eyes, it could be mistaken for a wonky patchwork quilt. The Chicago neighborhood map is a bright collection of different squares, parks, woods -- any renter familiar with a map of Chicago neighborhoods may pick up on that prevalent naming theme among the city’s neighborhoods: there are 3 “Woods,” 6 “Squares,” and more than 50 “Parks” among the list of 77 Chicago neighborhoods.

To be more accurate, the Chicago subway map or the CTA train map follows the same geographical imprint of the city: good coverage north-south, a few branches to the northwest and southwest, then a tight series of concentric circles around downtown. This encircled area became known as the Loop as a nod to the many train lines making the circuitous route through the heart of downtown Chicago.

A map of downtown Chicago will reveal the truth that many longtime Chicago renters know: this concentrated area of skyscrapers, office towers, theaters, and museums only makes up a few square miles of Chicago’s footprint but, not surprisingly, all trains and roads lead there eventually. So reliant on the centrality of downtown Chicago, the Chicago neighborhoods map conforms to the grid coordinates system that originates in the Loop at State and Madison Streets. This way, any wayward traveler trying to figure out their position in the city need only glance at the numbered and directional street signs to get a sense of how far they are from the core of Chicago’s downtown.

Chicago Map Neighborhoods

Albany Park

Andersonville

Arcadia Terrace   

Archer Heights

Ashburn

Auburn Gresham

Austin

Avalon Park

Avondale

Back of the Yards

Belmont Cragin

Beverly

Bowmanville

Boystown

Bridgeport

Brighton Park

Bronzeville

Bucktown

Budlong Woods

Buena Park

Burnside

Calumet Heights

Chatham

Chicago Lawn

Chicago Loop

Chinatown

Clearing

Dearborn Park

DePaul

Douglas

Dunning

East Garfield Park

East Side

East Village

Edgebrook

Edgewater

Edison Park

Englewood

Forest Glen

Fuller Park

Fulton Market

Gage Park

Garfield Ridge

Gold Coast

Graceland West

Greater Grand Crossing

Hamlin Park

Harwood Heights

Hegewisch

Hermosa

Hollywood Park

Humboldt Park

Hyde Park

Irving Park

Jefferson Park 

Kenwood

Kilbourn Park

Lakeshore East

Lakeview

Lakewood Balmoral

Lincoln Park

Lincoln Square

Little Italy

Little Village

Logan Square

Margate Park

Mayfair

McKinley Park

Montclare

Morgan Park

Mount Greenwood

Near West Side

Noble Square

North Center

North Lawndale

North Mayfair

North Park

Norwood Park

O'Hare

Oakland

Old Irving Park

Old Town

Peterson Park

Peterson Woods

Pilsen

Portage Park

Printer's Row

Pullman

Ravenswood

Ravenswood Manor

River North

River West

Riverdale

Rogers Park

Roscoe Village

Roseland

Sauganash

Sheridan Park

South Chicago

South Deering

South Loop

South Shore

Southport Corridor

St. Ben's

Streeterville

Tri-Taylor

Ukrainian Village

University Village

Uptown

Washington Heights

Washington Park

West Elsdon

West Englewood

West Garfield Park

West Lawn

West Loop

West Pullman

West Ridge

West Town

Wicker Park

Woodlawn

Wrigleyville