River West is one of Chicago's newest up-and-coming neighborhoods. In more recent times, developers and residents alike have discovered this Chicago gem and continue to build up this trendy neighborhood. Close access to downtown, River North, the Chicago Riverwalk, and Fulton Market are big pulls for River West.
Weekends in River West prove to be quieter than other nearby neighborhoods, although there is still plenty on offer. Gallery openings at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, drinks at The Matchbox, browse at the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop or treat yourself to pure luxury at Aire Ancient Baths.
Transformed and rehabbed factories, townhomes, and brand new high-rises are the staples for real estate in River West. Spacious lofts with brick and timber are abundant and popular choices for those looking to buy a place in the neighborhood, mixed in with new construction mid-rises boasting stunning, jawdropping city views. Some house luxury rentals while others feature high end condos. Townhomes are also dotted in around the neighborhood.