The Town Hall in Austin
Traditional Potawatomi regalia on display at the Field Museum of Natural History
Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaking at St. Hyacinth Basilica in Avondale
An artist's rendering of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871
The Back of the Yards neighborhood derived from the Union Stockyards, at one time a significant employer in Chicago. Upton Sinclair's 1906 novel The Jungle revolves around the life of a Lithuanian immigrant working the Stockyards named Jurgis Rudkus.
Court of Honor at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893
The now-demolished plant of the White Eagle Brewing Company was in Bridgeport and designed by architect John S. Flizikowski.
Men outside a soup kitchen during the Great Depression (1931)
Ping Tom Memorial Park in Chicago's Chinatown.
Boy from Chicago, 1941
St. Simeon Mirotočivi, a Serbian Orthodox church located in East Side.
Protesters in Grant Park outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention
The literal and ideological corner of Greektown.
Downtown and the North Side with beaches lining the waterfront
Fiesta Boricua on Paseo Boricua in Humboldt Park.
A satellite image of Chicago
The Robie House in Hyde Park is a Frank Lloyd Wright design.
Community areas of the City of Chicago
The Gateway Theatre's Solidarity Tower in Jefferson Park is a replica of the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
The Chicago Building (1904–05) is a prime example of the Chicago School, displaying both variations of the Chicago window.
"The Land of SF is The Wizard" is a nickname for the tongue-twisting proper designation of the neighborhood of Kosciuszko Park.
Replica of Daniel Chester French's Statue of the Republic at the site of the World's Columbian Exposition
The Krause Music Store in Lincoln Square
Downtown Chicago and the Chicago River during January 2014 cold wave
26th Street in Little Village
Map of racial distribution in Chicago, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
A woodblock print (1925) of Maxwell Street by Todros Geller.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
A Portage Park two-flat, or Polish flat, in Chicago's Bungalow Belt
The Chicago Board of Trade Building
Wacławowo is derived from the Polish name for the church of St. Wenceslaus. Photographer Richard Nickel was married here in 1950.
The National Hellenic Museum in Greektown is one of several ethnic museums comprising the Chicago Cultural Alliance.
The intersections of North Ave, Damen and Milwaukee in 2010 in Wicker Park
A Chicago jazz club
Wrigley Field, from which Wrigleyville gets its name, is home to the Chicago Cubs baseball team.
The Chicago Theatre
The spire of the Copernicus Center is modeled on the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
Jay Pritzker Pavilion by night
Ferries offer sightseeing tours and water-taxi transportation along the Chicago River and Lake Michigan.
Aerial view of Navy Pier at night
The Magnificent Mile hosts numerous upscale stores, as well as landmarks like the Chicago Water Tower.
Chicago-style stuffed pizza
A Polish market in Chicago
Carl Sandburg's most famous description of the city is as "Hog Butcher for the World/Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat/ Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler,/ Stormy, Husky, Brawling, City of the Big Shoulders."
Chicago Half Marathon on Lake Shore Drive on the South Side
Daley Plaza with Picasso statue, City Hall in background. At right, the Daley Plaza Building contains the state law courts.
Chicago Police Department SUV, 2011
When it was opened in 1991, the central Harold Washington Library appeared in Guinness World Records as the largest municipal public library building in the world.
The University of Chicago, as seen from the Midway Plaisance
WGN began in the early days of radio and developed into a multi-platform broadcaster, including a cable television super-station.
The former Harpo Studios in West Loop, Chicago was home of The Oprah Winfrey Show from 1986 until 2011 and other Harpo Production operations until 2015.
Aerial photo of the Jane Byrne Interchange, opened in the 1960s
Chicago Union Station, opened in 1925, is the third-busiest passenger rail terminal in the United States.
Amtrak train on the Empire Builder route departs Chicago from Union Station
O'Hare International Airport
Prentice Women's Hospital on the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Downtown Campus

There are sometimes said to be more than 200 neighborhoods in Chicago, though residents differ on their names and boundaries.

- List of neighborhoods in Chicago

While the Chicago Loop is the central business district, Chicago is also a city of neighborhoods.

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A map of the 77 community areas, broken down by region

Community areas in Chicago

A map of the 77 community areas, broken down by region
A map of the community areas by number; see the names of the areas associated with each number in this section.
On the flag of Chicago, three of the stripes reflect the traditional "sides" of the city.

The city of Chicago is divided into 77 community areas for statistical and planning purposes.

The areas are distinct from but related to the more numerous neighborhoods of Chicago; an area often corresponds to a neighborhood or encompasses several neighborhoods, but the areas do not always correspond to popular conceptions of the neighborhoods due to a number of factors including historical evolution and choices made by the creators of the areas.