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West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street

West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street

Commute to Downtown Chicago

Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation.

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, excellent bike lanes.

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About this Location

West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street
Chicago
IL
60654

West Illinois Street & North Franklin 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.

West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street is a three minute walk from the Brown Line and the Purple Line at the Merchandise Mart stop.

This location is in the River North neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Mongomery Ward Park, Montgomery Ward Park and Montgomery Ward Dog Park.

Nearby schools include Lenart Elementary Regional Gifted Center, 225 W Randolph St and Frances Xavier Warde School.

The closest grocery stores are The Chopping Block, Market Place and Starfruit Cafe.

Nearby coffee shops include Doughnut Vault, Bow Truss Coffee Roasters and Cocello. There are 435 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Gene & Georgetti, Gene & Georgetti Restaurant and Coco Pazzo.

West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street is near Argosy University - Chicago, Aaron Montgomery Ward Park and Fulton River Park.

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

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Rider’s Paradise

West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, I-GO, RelayRides and Getaround.

Rail lines:

  • Brown Line

    0.1 mi

  • Purple Line

    0.1 mi

  • Red Line

    0.4 mi

  • Green Line

    0.4 mi

  • Orange Line

    0.4 mi

  • Pink Line

    0.4 mi

  • Blue Line

    0.4 mi

Bus lines:

  • 65 Grand

    0.1 mi

  • 37 Sedgwick

    0.1 mi

  • 125 Water Tower Express

    0.1 mi

  • 156 LaSalle

    0.2 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

Crime Grade Beta

West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street compared to all of Chicago.

Personal Crime Grade

A

Lowest crime area.

Property Crime Grade

A

Lowest crime area.

= Lowest Crime

How do you feel walking near West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street?

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River North Neighborhood

West Illinois Street & North Franklin Street is in the River North neighborhood. River North is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 96.

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