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Living in Lakeview Chicago

Lakeview is the 14th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 94,521 residents.

Lakeview has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: DePaul, Uptown, Roscoe Village, Lincoln Park, North Center, Bucktown and Ravenswood.

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Walk Score of Lakeview, Chicago, IL

Lakeview is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Photo of 3260 & 3270 N Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview, Chicago

3260 & 3270 N Lake Shore Drive

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Bookworks

Daily errands do not require a car in Lakeview Chicago.

Lakeview is the 14th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 91.

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

Lakeview Chicago Apartments for Rent

Lakeview Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Lakeview to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Transit Score

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Population

12 South Loop 92 93 89 35,008
13 Bucktown 91 72 80 17,318
14 Lakeview 91 79 81 94,521
15 West Town 91 74 89 21,561
16 Uptown 91 79 82 48,579

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 688 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Lakeview.

People in Lakeview can walk to an average of 19 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Pick Me Up Cafe

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Duke of Perth

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thumbnail for 3260 & 3270 N Lake Shore DriveBelmont 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!

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on 3260 & 3270 N Lake Shore Drive

Transit Score of Lakeview, Chicago, IL

Lakeview has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Lakeview has excellent public transportation and about 16 bus and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Lakeview has about 68 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, I-GO and Getaround.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Lakeview Chicago? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

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.

Ask Terri about Lakeview

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Photo of Duke of Perth in Lakeview, Chicago

Duke of Perth

Photo of Belmont & Broadway in Lakeview, Chicago

Belmont & Broadway

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Belmont Harbor

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Belmont & Sheffield (Red/Brown/Purple Line)

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The Alley Chicago

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637 Surf St.

Bike Score of Lakeview, Chicago, IL

Lakeview is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Crime in Lakeview

= Lowest Crime

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

Lakeview Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Lakeview Chicago?

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Photo of Sports Corner Bar & Grill in Lakeview, Chicago

Sports Corner Bar & Grill

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Goose Island Wrigleyville

Photo of Slugger's in Lakeview, Chicago

Slugger's

Photo of Al's Beef in Lakeview, Chicago

Al's Beef

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Captain Morgan Club

Photo of Captain Morgan Club in Lakeview, Chicago

Captain Morgan Club

thumbnail for BookworksGrab something to read at Bookworks, one of the few local bookstores in the area.

NAK
on Bookworks

Photo of The Cubby Bear in Lakeview, Chicago

The Cubby Bear

Photo of 3260 & 3270 N Lake Shore Drive in Lakeview, Chicago

3260 & 3270 N Lake Shore Drive

Photo of Belmont & Broadway in Lakeview, Chicago

Belmont & Broadway

Photo of Belmont & Sheffield (Red/Brown/Purple Line) in Lakeview, Chicago

Belmont & Sheffield (Red/Brown/Purple Line)

thumbnail for Pick Me Up CafeGreat diner open late into the night serves breakfast all hours. Fun, colorful decor too.

NAK
on Pick Me Up Cafe

Photo of The Bar Celona in Lakeview, Chicago

The Bar Celona

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The Alley Chicago

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Sports World Chicago

thumbnail for Sports Corner Bar & GrillPopular place during the baseball season, with lots of TVs to watch other games.

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on Sports Corner Bar & Grill

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