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Living in Lake View Chicago

Lake View is the 26th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 51,713 residents.

Lake View has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Wrigleyville, Roscoe Village, West De Paul, Lathrop Homes, Graceland West, South East Ravenswood and Wrightwood Neighbors.

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Walk Score of Lake View, Chicago, IL

Lake View is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Dark Horse Tap & Grill

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Animal Medical Center of Chicago

Daily errands do not require a car in Lake View Chicago.

Lake View is the 26th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 90.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: Near North, Printers Row and Gold Coast.

Lake View Chicago Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for 596 W. Hawthorne in the Lake View area
$855
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 430-446 W. Diversey in the Lake View area
from $975
Studio
Walk Score 89
Rental info for 450 W. Melrose in the Lake View area
from $965
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 441 W. Oakdale in the Lake View area
from $1,095
Studio
Walk Score 88
Rental info for 515 W. Barry in the Lake View area
from $1,010
Studio
Walk Score 86
Rental info for 632 W. Addison in the Lake View area
from $1,215
1 bed
Walk Score 89
Rental info for 441 W. Barry in the Lake View area
from $1,025
Studio
Walk Score 91
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100+ listings in Lake View

Lake View Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lake View to other Chicago neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

24 Chinatown 91 75 75 4,693
25 Uptown 91 78 81 22,529
26 Lake View 90 78 74 51,713
27 Lake View East 90 81 78 37,695
28 Bucktown 90 73 82 17,368

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 642 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lake View.

People in Lake View can walk to an average of 15 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Pick Me Up Cafe

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Clark Street Dog

Restaurant Choices Map

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thumbnail for BookworksGrab something to read at Bookworks, one of the few local bookstores in the area.

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Transit Score of Lake View, Chicago, IL

Lake View has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Lake View Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Lake View has excellent public transportation and about 15 bus and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Lake View on public transit.

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Lake View has about 38 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, I-GO and Getaround.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Lake View Chicago? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Terri Buseman

A resident of the South Loop since 1985, Terri Buseman has sold a variety of downtown properties, from single family homes and townhomes, to lofts and condominiums since 2004. She and her husband have raised their family in the city, and therefore can relate to the challenges families face when making real estate changes.

Ask Terri about Lake View

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Briar Street Theater

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The Gallery Bookstore Ltd

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Hollywood Mirror

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Clark Street Dog

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SUBWAY® Restaurants

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Solar Compacter

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Bike Score of Lake View, Chicago, IL

Lake View is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Lake View

= Lowest Crime

Lake View has average property crime and less personal crime per person than the Chicago average.

Lake View Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Lake View Chicago?

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Briar Street Theater

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Sheridan Redline

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The Gallery Bookstore Ltd

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Starbucks

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Diversey & Paulina

Photo of Diversey & Paulina in Lake View, Chicago

Diversey & Paulina

thumbnail for Pick Me Up CafeGreat diner open late into the night serves breakfast all hours. Fun, colorful decor too.

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Hollywood Mirror

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The Alley Chicago

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The Vic

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Fiesta Cantina

thumbnail for Cozy Noodle n' RicePrices are good and it's BYOB.

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Lake View is Talking About...

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SUBWAY® Restaurants

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Solar Compacter

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Blum Animal Hospital

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Sports Authority Sporting Goods

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