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Living in Lake View East Chicago

Lake View East is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 37,695 residents.

Lake View East has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Park West, Wrigleyville, Buena Park, Wrightwood Neighbors, Lincoln Park, Lake View and Sheffield Neighbors.

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Walk Score of Lake View East, Chicago, IL

Lake View East is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Belmont & Broadway

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637 Surf St.

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

Lake View East is the 27th 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 East Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lake View East to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

25Uptown91788122,529
26Lake View90787451,713
27Lake View East90817837,695
28Bucktown90738217,368
29Dearborn Park8996753,470

See Walk Score rankings for all of Chicago.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 337 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lake View East.

People in Lake View East can walk to an average of 28 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Duke of Perth

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Melrose Restaurant

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thumbnail for 3260-70 N Lake Shore DrBelmont Harbor and the main water way to the lake. Go sailing or boating or just relax in the park and watch others navigate this peaceful waterway!

William Lorca
on 3260-70 N Lake Shore Dr

Transit Score of Lake View East, Chicago, IL

Lake View East has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Lake View East has excellent public transportation and about 12 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Lake View East has about 16 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and I-GO.

Neighborhood Guides

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637 Surf St.

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Duke of Perth

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Stuff

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Bike Score of Lake View East, Chicago, IL

Lake View East is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Lake View East

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

Lake View East Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

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637 Surf St.

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Belmont Harbor

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

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St Peters Episcopal Church

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Rythm and Views

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3260-70 N Lake Shore Dr

thumbnail for Duke of PerthOffering one of the most extensive whiskey lists in the city. The patio is a great dinner spot in the summer.

Terri Buseman
on Duke of Perth

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Treasure Island Foods

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Nettelhorst Elementary School

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Binny's Beverage Depot

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Lakeview Athletic Club

thumbnail for 3260-70 N Lake Shore DrA playground that looks like a lake?! Yup! This mini playground for your kids comes with mini boats that they can play on while enjoying a blue (water like) playing area! You don't see that everywhere!

William Lorca
on 3260-70 N Lake Shore Dr

Lake View East is Talking About...

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Lakeview Athletic Club

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3260-70 N Lake Shore Dr

Photo of 3260-70 N Lake Shore Dr in Lake View East, Chicago

3260-70 N Lake Shore Dr

thumbnail for Belmont & BroadwayBrightly colored bike racks line the streets of this neighborhood.

Terri Buseman
on Belmont & Broadway

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