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A charming square of lovely homes and tree lined streets in the West Town area, East Village lies directly east of the Ukrainian Village neighborhood. It is bounded by Division Street to the north, Ashland Avenue to the east, Damen Avenue to the west, and Chicago Avenue to the south.

Originally farmland, East Village was settled by European immigrants after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, most of them Germans, Swedes and Hungarians. Later in the 19th century, an influx of Polish immigrants arrived and continued to settle in East Village until years after WWII. The construction of the nearby Kennedy Expressway cut through surrounding neighborhoods, displacing residents and thus affecting East Village. In the 1970s, East Village suffered the fate of its neighbor Wicker Park- a slow but steady decline as businesses closed, crime rose, and residents moved to the suburbs. Fortunately by the 90s, West Town started to pick up again as Chicagoans in search of cheap rent fled there. Redevelopment boomed, historic buildings were preserved, and today East Village is an eclectic mix of Eastern European and Latino culture.

A colorful culture and history, East Village is attracting lots of new residents. Its distinct character, tranquil vibe, proximity to the Loop and Wicker Park, and recent modern housing developments have made East Village one of the most desirable places to live in Chicago.

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Quick Facts

  • Family households make up over 40% of the population
  • The median household income here is about 47% higher than the Chicago median (as of the latest Census figures)
  • The East Village Landmark District was designated a Chicago Landmark in 2006 and was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 2009. The District includes a discontinuous area of residential blocks featuring the neighborhood’s early homes.
  • The northeast corner of the neighborhood is very close to the Division Blue Line station, and the I-90/94 is directly east of East Village.
  • Bike lanes run through Damen, Augusta and Milwaukee Avenues

Schools

  • Wells High School
  • LaSalle II Magnet School
  • Talcott Elementary
  • Columbus Elementary
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Real Estate OptionsThe real estate scene in East Village is an interesting mix of historical homes and new developments. Condos and townhomes make up much of the housing stock, though there are some charming single family homes dating back to the early 1900s.

Among historical homes, frame cottages are the most prevalent architectural type. Queen Anne duplexes, brownstones and graystones can also be found in the area. Many of these have been converted into duplexes or multi-family homes.

Situated on the historic district’s peaceful, tree-canopied streets, these homes feature classic brick or stone exteriors and opulent interior details that include crown moldings, luxurious finishes and hardwood floors. Many have ample balconies or rooftop sundecks which offer great views of the city.

Walking through East Village you will also notice some stand-out new developments with contemporary exteriors. New constructions feature highly desirable modern amenities, such as high glass windows, open floor plans and the latest appliances.

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Dining, Nightlife, and ShoppingLeisure and shopping opportunities in East Village appeal to its largely young population. Thrift shops, specialty stores, and trendy boutiques, restaurants and bars characterize the neighborhood’s retail, dining and nightlife scene.

 

East Village Homes for Sale, Condos for Sale, Apartments and Rentals

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