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Living in North Center Chicago

North Center is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 17,134 residents.

North Center has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Roscoe Village, Ravenswood, Avondale, Irving Park, Lincoln Square, Albany Park and Lakeview.

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90 Walk Score of North Center, Chicago, IL

North Center is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Kempf Plaza

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Tiny Lounge

Daily errands do not require a car in North Center Chicago.

North Center is the 22nd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 90.

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

North Center Chicago Apartments for Rent

North Center Neighborhood Ranking

Compare North Center to other Chicago neighborhoods.

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Population

20 Albany Park 90 63 76 57,227
21 Pilsen 90 66 84 35,903
22 North Center 90 67 87 17,134
23 Roscoe Village 89 66 86 14,401
24 Armour Square 89 75 85 12,718

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thumbnail for Kempf PlazaSuper great place to enjoy a snack....tons of kids playing with each other and often free music when weather permits #LincolnSquare

Elaine Heaney
on Kempf Plaza

87 Bike Score of North Center, Chicago, IL

North Center is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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On The Street

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Horner Park

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Horner Park District

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Montrose Green Community Garden

Photo of Horner Park in North Center, Chicago

Horner Park

Photo of Horner Park in North Center, Chicago

Horner Park

thumbnail for Tiny LoungeWhen you want the PERFECT martini, this is the place to come. The bartenders here are professional without being pretentious.

Mark Jak
on Tiny Lounge

Photo of Horner Park in North Center, Chicago

Horner Park

Photo of Horner Park in North Center, Chicago

Horner Park

Photo of Montrose Green Community Garden in North Center, Chicago

Montrose Green Community Garden

Photo of Montrose Green Community Garden in North Center, Chicago

Montrose Green Community Garden

thumbnail for On The Street#hornerpark , Right on the river - Horner Park proper is flanked by the Chicago River. Beautiful.

Alexander Price
on On The Street

Photo of Montrose Green Community Garden in North Center, Chicago

Montrose Green Community Garden

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Baird & Warner

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Plants

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Horner Park

thumbnail for Horner Park#hornerpark , One of Chicago"s rather large parks this is a dream for playing, relaxing, working out or just taking a stroll. Here is a tennis court on a sunny afternoon.

Alexander Price
on Horner Park

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