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Living in Edgewater Chicago

Edgewater is the 18th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 56,505 residents.

Edgewater has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Uptown, Rogers Park, Lincoln Square, Ravenswood, West Ridge, North Center and Lakeview.

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Walk Score of Edgewater, Chicago, IL

Edgewater is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Alamo Shoes

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Awesome Highrise

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Edgewater Chicago.

Edgewater is the 18th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 89.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: Near North Side, West Loop and East Ukrainian Village.

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Edgewater Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Edgewater to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

16 Uptown 91 79 82 48,579
17 Ravenswood 90 68 83 35,239
18 Edgewater 89 72 85 56,505
19 North Center 88 66 71 17,134
20 Armour Square 88 75 84 12,718

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 271 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Edgewater.

People in Edgewater can walk to an average of 11 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Fritzy's Tavern

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Burke's Public House

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thumbnail for Adriatic RestaurantOne of the first places we went when we moved to the north side ten years ago. Incredibly chill, elegant atmosphere w an amazing seafood dinner menu. #andersonville

Elaine Heaney
on Adriatic Restaurant

Transit Score of Edgewater, Chicago, IL

Edgewater has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Edgewater has excellent public transportation and about 10 bus and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Edgewater has about 28 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, I-GO and Getaround.

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Alamo Shoes

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Fritzy's Tavern

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Cas Hardware Store

Bike Score of Edgewater, Chicago, IL

Edgewater is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Edgewater

= Lowest Crime

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

Edgewater Crime Rate

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How do you feel walking in Edgewater Chicago?

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Swift Elementary Specialty School

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Thorndale Avenue Park

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Cas Hardware Store

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GreenSky

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Edgewater Library

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Los Arcos

thumbnail for A Taste of HeavenThis neighborhood institution is known for: Dessert dessert dessert. And only well behaved children (you'll see their sign in the window when you enter) :) super small (think very New York joint small) and incredibly neighborhoody. You will be sitting here every Saturday morning. #andersonville

Elaine Heaney
on A Taste of Heaven

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Sheridan & Thorndale

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The Edgewater Lounge

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Little Corner Restaurant

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Lake Shore Schools

thumbnail for Fireside Restaurant & LoungeThis neighborhood institution is a gem! awesome take-out. Get the turkey sandwich. So simple but it will be the best one of your life. #edgewater

Elaine Heaney
on Fireside Restaurant & Lounge

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Metropolis Coffee Co

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Ocaña Tire Repair

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Haymaker Shop

thumbnail for Noodle Zone & Sushi BarHalf price sushi on the weekends!!!!!! #andersonville

Elaine Heaney
on Noodle Zone & Sushi Bar

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