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Living in Near North Side Chicago Ridge

Near North Side is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago Ridge with 85,347 residents.

Near North Side has world-class public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: The Loop, Fulton River District, River West, West Loop, Goose Island, Grant Park and Lincoln Park.

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96 Walk Score of Near North Side, Chicago Ridge, IL

Near North Side is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Chicago Avenue Pumping Station in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Chicago Avenue Pumping Station

Photo of Oak Street Beach in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Oak Street Beach

Daily errands do not require a car in Near North Side Chicago Ridge.

Near North Side is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago Ridge with a Walk Score of 96.

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

Near North Side Chicago Ridge Apartments for Rent

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Near North Side Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Near North Side to other Chicago Ridge neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

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Population

1 East Ukrainian Village 98 76 - 7,233
2 Wicker Park 96 76 - 8,833
3 Near North Side 96 90 - 85,347
4 West Loop 96 100 - 6,097
5 Ukrainian Village 95 70 - 6,002

Eating & Drinking

There are about 190 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Near North Side.

People in Near North Side can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Devon Seafood Grill in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Devon Seafood Grill

Photo of Hard Rock Cafe Chicago in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Hard Rock Cafe Chicago

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thumbnail for Chicago Avenue Pumping StationOne of the few buildings to survive the Great Chicago Fire, the Pumping Station now houses the city's visitor center and the Looking Glass Theater.

Terri Buseman
on Chicago Avenue Pumping Station

90 Transit Score of Near North Side, Chicago Ridge, IL

Near North Side is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Near North Side Chicago Ridge apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Near North Side has world-class public transportation and about 32 bus and 3 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

Neighborhood Guides

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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.

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Photo of City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower

Photo of Hard Rock Cafe Chicago in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Hard Rock Cafe Chicago

Photo of Rainforest Cafe in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Rainforest Cafe

86 Bike Score of Near North Side, Chicago Ridge, IL

Near North Side is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower

Photo of Onterie Center in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Onterie Center

Photo of Hemingway House Gold Coast Chicago in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Hemingway House Gold Coast Chicago

Photo of Rainforest Cafe in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Rainforest Cafe

Photo of Bub City in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Bub City

Photo of Magnificent Mile in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Magnificent Mile

thumbnail for Hemingway House Gold Coast ChicagoHemingway lived at this location for 3 months in 1921. It is located in the beautiful historic area of the Gold Coast.

Jill May
on Hemingway House Gold Coast Chicago

Photo of Navy Pier Beer Garden in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Navy Pier Beer Garden

Photo of Jim's Place in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Jim's Place

Photo of Zed451 in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Zed451

Photo of Original Gino's East in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Original Gino's East

thumbnail for Ricci's nutsWant a treat for a gift or a date? This place has awesome nuts.

Alexander Price
on Ricci's nuts

Photo of Original Gino's East in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Original Gino's East

Photo of The Lodge in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

The Lodge

Photo of Oak Street Beach in Near North Side, Chicago Ridge

Oak Street Beach

thumbnail for Navy Pier Beer GardenAt navy pier you can walk the pier and get only ships that can either give you a tour of Chicago or provide dinner and dancing.

Alexander Price
on Navy Pier Beer Garden

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