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540 West Melrose Street

Lake View East, Chicago

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Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

540 West Melrose Street
Chicago
IL
60657

540 West Melrose Street has a Walk Score of 98 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

540 West Melrose Street is a 13 minute walk from the Brown Line, the Purple Line and the Red Line at the Belmont stop.

This location is in the Lake View East neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Evergreen Park, Lincoln Park and Wenat Park.

Nearby schools include Nettelhorst Elementary School, Inter-American Elementary Magnet School and Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School.

The closest grocery stores are Seven Star, Treasure Island Foods and Life Spring Health Foods.

Nearby coffee shops include Paciugo, Caribou Coffee and The Coffee & Tea Exchange. There are 183 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Melrose Restaurant, Joy's Noodles & Rice and Five Guys Burgers and Fries.

540 West Melrose Street is near DePaul University, St. Augustine College and Moody Bible Institute.

There are excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. 540 West Melrose Street is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips.

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Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from 540 West Melrose Street.

Excellent Transit

540 West Melrose Street has excellent transit which means transit is convenient for most trips. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, I-GO and RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • Red Line

    0.5 mi

  • Brown Line

    0.5 mi

  • Purple Line

    0.5 mi

Bus lines:

  • 36 Broadway

    0.1 mi

  • 77 Belmont

    0.1 mi

  • 156 LaSalle

    0.1 mi

  • 151 Sheridan

    0.1 mi

  • 135 Clarendon/LaSalle Express

    0.2 mi

  • 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express

    0.2 mi

  • 143 Stockton/Michigan Express

    0.2 mi

  • 134 Stockton/LaSalle Express

    0.2 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

Lake View East Neighborhood

540 West Melrose Street is in the Lake View East neighborhood. Lake View East is the 27th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 90.

Belmont & Broadway

637 Surf St.

637 Surf St.

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