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Living in University Village / Little Italy Chicago

University Village / Little Italy is the 53rd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 18,049 residents.

University Village / Little Italy has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Greektown, Pilsen, East Pilsen, West Loop Gate, Illinois Medical District, Near West Side and Fulton River District.

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Walk Score of University Village / Little Italy, Chicago, IL

University Village / Little Italy is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Caribou Coffee

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Stax Cafe

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in University Village / Little Italy Chicago.

University Village / Little Italy is the 53rd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 85.

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

University Village / Little Italy Neighborhood Ranking

Compare University Village / Little Italy to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

51 Logan Square 85 68 71 84,600
52 Albany Park 85 62 66 56,303
53 University Village / Little Italy 85 73 83 18,049
54 Irving Park 84 66 69 13,850
55 Graceland West 84 76 74 3,153

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 244 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in University Village / Little Italy.

People in University Village / Little Italy can walk to an average of 9 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Sweet Maple Cafe

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RoSal's

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thumbnail for The Bar 10 DoorsCubs fans, Sox fans - actually all fans a perfect to enjoy the games with drinks!!

Jennifer Clark El Janati
on The Bar 10 Doors

Transit Score of University Village / Little Italy, Chicago, IL

University Village / Little Italy has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find University Village / Little Italy Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

University Village / Little Italy has excellent public transportation and about 10 bus, 1 rail and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from University Village / Little Italy on public transit.

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University Village / Little Italy has about 11 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and I-GO.

Neighborhood Guides

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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.

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Caribou Coffee

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Pompei

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Jamba Juice

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Bike Score of University Village / Little Italy, Chicago, IL

University Village / Little Italy is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in University Village / Little Italy

= Lowest Crime

University Village / Little Italy has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Chicago average.

University Village / Little Italy Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in University Village / Little Italy Chicago?

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Pompei

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Jamba Juice

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3 Aces

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Mexico Tacos

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Antipasti On Taylor Street

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Zia Boutique On Taylor Street

thumbnail for Piazza DiMaggioLocated directly across the street from the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame this little plaza features fountains and a statue of Joe DiMaggio. It's a beautiful spot to take a break on a nice summer day.

Terri Buseman
on Piazza DiMaggio

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UIC Bus Transit

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Excellent Place To Live

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Francesca's on Taylor

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Divvy Station: Loomis St & Taylor St

thumbnail for Maxwell StreetSince 1847 Maxwell Street was a gateway for immigrants into Chicago. In its heyday the market hosted 50,000 bargain hunters every Sunday. The much smaller Sunday market is now located on Des Plaines.

Terri Buseman
on Maxwell Street

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Mario's Italian Lemonade

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Taylor Street Tattoo

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Earl L.Neal Plaza

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