Old Town is the neighborhood for those looking to eat well, explore often, and get anywhere quickly. Are you a commuter? Old Town is your neighborhood: whether you're heading up to the North side or work downtown, the CTA or Lake Shore Drive can take you there.
Also known as "Old Town Triangle", you'll find plenty of Chicago charm with brick alleyways, peaceful streets with longstanding brick homes, and colorful murals. Walk down Wells Street to shop at many of the neighborhood's boutiques, such as the eclectic gifts and home decor at Judy Maxwell home, or delicious Coffee + Co. for yummy pastries and coffee.
The world famous Second City has procured many celebrities now in full blown stardom, meaning you absolutely cannot miss the chance to see a show at the iconic theatre. Be sure to drop by 1959 Kitchen + Bar, also inside Pipers Alley Mall along with Second City.
The charm of this long standing Chicago neighborhood is seen in the buildings throughout, many of which hold on to their Victorian-era roots. You'll find all types of housing in Old Town. Apartment buildings with views of the iconic skyline mixed in with midcentury modern-style buldings are abundant. Townhomes, new and old, along with rehabbed single family homes, can also be found in Old Town.