Wicker Park: Chicago's Most Hip Neighborhood
Welcome to Chicago's most hip neighborhood. Boasting the city's most eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, boutiques and residents, Wicker Park has something for everyone. Whether you're looking for high-end restaurants, dodgy dive bars, vintage boutiques, or anything in between, this neighborhood has it all. Considered by locals as Williamsburg in Chicago, Wicker Park has become a popular destination for culture-seekers, artists and young professionals alike. "Wicker" has also become home to some of Chicago's most popular festivals.
Wicker Park is located on the city's West Side between North Avenue (1600 N.) and Division Street (1200 N.), and Ashland Avenue (1600 W.) and Western Avenue (2400 W.). It is bordered by both the East Village and Ukrainian Village to the south, Humboldt Park is to the west, and Bucktown is to the north.
The heart of Wicker Park, "Six Corners," is located off the Damen Blue Line at the three-way intersection of North Ave., Milwaukee Ave., and Damen Ave. The area surrounding this intersection teams with restaurants, bars and boutiques. Wicker Park is home to popular destinations like Big Star, Violet Hour, Reckless Records, and Birchwood Kitchen. The neighborhood is widely known for its creative culture, trendy nightlife, and stylish shops, but what makes it such a desirable place to live is its beautiful residential landscape. Residents enjoy taking afternoon strolls down beautiful tree-lined streets that
showcase a diverse mix of vintage brownstones, Victorian-style homes, and modern condominiums. For anyone interested in experiencing the very best mixture of culture, style and sophistication Chicago has to offer, Wicker Park is the ideal destination.
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