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Living in Park West Chicago

Park West is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 12,051 residents.

Park West has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Lincoln Park, Lake View East, Wrightwood Neighbors, Old Town Triangle, Ranch Triangle, Sheffield Neighbors and Old Town.

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Walk Score of Park West, Chicago, IL

Park West is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

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Duke's Chicago

Daily errands do not require a car in Park West Chicago.

Park West is the 13th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 94.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: Near North, Printers Row and Gold Coast.

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Park West Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Park West to other Chicago neighborhoods.




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11 Noble Square 94 76 86 8,666
12 Wicker Park 94 75 87 11,183
13 Park West 94 80 78 12,051
14 Old Town 93 86 66 10,791
15 Wrigleyville 93 85 73 3,611

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 225 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Park West.

People in Park West can walk to an average of 37 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Dunlays On Clark

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Lincoln Perk

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thumbnail for Peggy Notebaert Nature MuseumThey have a wonderful butterfly exhibit that amazes young kids and keep adults entertained. Plus, the outside of the museum is landscaped with native plants and walk ways. It is definitely worth a visit.

Anabel Tuesday
on Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Transit Score of Park West, Chicago, IL

Park West has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Park West has excellent public transportation and about 7 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Park West has about 4 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar and I-GO.

Bike Score of Park West, Chicago, IL

Park West is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.


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Crime in Park West

= Lowest Crime

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

Park West Crime Rate

Compared to all Chicago neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Park West Chicago?



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Bike Friendly Neighborhood

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Chicago Getaway Hostel

Photo of Clark And Deming in Park West, Chicago

Clark And Deming

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Christian Science Reading Room

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thumbnail for Bike Friendly NeighborhoodBike friendly neighborhood

Rebecca Faber
on Bike Friendly Neighborhood

That is a classic example of great walkable architecture. These row houses are fantastic.

Matt L
on Clark And Deming

Park West is Talking About...

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