List of neighborhoods in Chicago

The Town Hall in Austin
Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaking at St. Hyacinth Basilica in Avondale
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.
The now-demolished plant of the White Eagle Brewing Company was in Bridgeport and designed by architect John S. Flizikowski.
Ping Tom Memorial Park in Chicago's Chinatown.
St. Simeon Mirotočivi, a Serbian Orthodox church located in East Side.
The literal and ideological corner of Greektown.
Fiesta Boricua on Paseo Boricua in Humboldt Park.
The Robie House in Hyde Park is a Frank Lloyd Wright design.
The Gateway Theatre's Solidarity Tower in Jefferson Park is a replica of the Royal Castle in Warsaw.
"The Land of SF is The Wizard" is a nickname for the tongue-twisting proper designation of the neighborhood of Kosciuszko Park.
The Krause Music Store in Lincoln Square
26th Street in Little Village
A woodblock print (1925) of Maxwell Street by Todros Geller.
A Portage Park two-flat, or Polish flat, in Chicago's Bungalow Belt
Wacławowo is derived from the Polish name for the church of St. Wenceslaus. Photographer Richard Nickel was married here in 1950.
The intersections of North Ave, Damen and Milwaukee in 2010 in Wicker Park
Wrigley Field, from which Wrigleyville gets its name, is home to the Chicago Cubs baseball team.

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

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Community areas in Chicago

Divided into 77 community areas for statistical and planning purposes.

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 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.


Most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third-most populous city in the United States, following New York City and Los Angeles.

Traditional Potawatomi regalia on display at the Field Museum of Natural History
An artist's rendering of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871
Court of Honor at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893
Men outside a soup kitchen during the Great Depression (1931)
Boy from Chicago, 1941
Protesters in Grant Park outside the 1968 Democratic National Convention
Downtown and the North Side with beaches lining the waterfront
A satellite image of Chicago
Community areas of the City of Chicago
The Chicago Building (1904–05) is a prime example of the Chicago School, displaying both variations of the Chicago window.
Replica of Daniel Chester French's Statue of the Republic at the site of the World's Columbian Exposition
Downtown Chicago and the Chicago River during January 2014 cold wave
Map of racial distribution in Chicago, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Chicago Board of Trade Building
The National Hellenic Museum in Greektown is one of several ethnic museums comprising the Chicago Cultural Alliance.
A Chicago jazz club
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

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

Jefferson Park, Chicago

One of the 77 community areas of Chicago, located on the Northwest Side of the city.

The Chicago Park District's Jefferson Park, with a view of the field house designed by Clarence Hatzfeld
The Copernicus Center, supported by the Copernicus Foundation is located in Jefferson Park. It houses the former Gateway Theater, as well as a number of other event venues and meeting spaces.
Jefferson Park Transit Center sign
Milwaukee Avenue, just south of Lawrence

The neighborhood of Jefferson Park occupies a larger swath of territory.

Gerald Scarpelli

Hitman for the Chicago Outfit criminal organization who later became a government witness.

Mad Dog Coll leaving court surrounded by police officers, 1931

He oversaw illegal gambling operations in the suburban neighborhoods of Southwest Chicago.

Edison Park, Chicago

One of the 77 community areas of Chicago on the North Side, Chicago, Illinois.

It consists entirely of the Edison Park neighborhood, and is named after Thomas Alva Edison, who gave his blessing to this community namesake in 1890.

Chinatown, Chicago

Chicago's Chinatown celebrated the 100th anniversary of its relocation in 2012.
The On Leong Chinese Merchants Association constructed their headquarters along Cermak Road in 1912.
The On Leong Merchants Association Building and the Won Kow Building were built along Wentworth Avenue in 1927.
The Moy Association Building was built in 1928.
The Chinatown Gateway was built in 1975
Nine-Dragon Wall
St. Therese Chinese Catholic School St. Therese Campus
Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library, 2016

Chicago's Chinatown is a neighborhood located in the South Side of Chicago, centered on Cermak and Wentworth Avenues.

Robert Taylor Homes

Public housing project in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois.

2005 photograph of the last remaining Robert Taylor Homes (building 22).

Police intelligence sources say that the elevated number of homicides was the result of gang "turf wars", as gang members and drug dealers fought over control of given Chicago neighborhoods.

Lists of neighborhoods by city

List of lists of neighborhoods in cities around the world.

The Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan in New York City

Neighborhoods of Chicago *

Norwood Park, Chicago

One of the 77 Chicago community areas.

Wingert House, part of the Norwood Park Historical District and a Chicago Landmark, constructed in 1854 and expanded between 1868 and 1875.

It encompasses the smaller neighborhoods of Big Oaks, Norwood Park East, Norwood Park West, Old Norwood Park, Oriole Park, and Union Ridge.

List of Chicago Landmarks

Designation by the Mayor and the City Council of Chicago for historic sites in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Glessner House, designated on October 14, 1970, was one of the first official Chicago Landmarks.
Night view of the top of The Chicago Board of Trade Building at 141 West Jackson, an address that has twice housed Chicago's tallest building

7) Its unique location or distinctive physical appearance or presence representing an established and familiar visual feature of a neighborhood, community, or the City of Chicago.