About Wicker Park Homes for Sale
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Wicker Park Neighborhood Information
What began in 1837 as an immigrant community of Irish, German, Polish, Jewish, and Norwegian settlers, has gentrified into an interesting neighborhood of clubs, taverns, bakeries, galleries, restaurants, theatres, and one-of-a-kind boutiques. This is well rounded area of Chicago also includes a fascinating historic district and plenty of green space for leisure activities and easy urban access via foot, bike, or public transit.
Wicker Park is a fascinating, dynamic area of Chicago that has an interesting past and a happening future. Homes for sale in Wicker Park are an eclectic mix of simplexes, duplexes, condos and lofts ranging in price from around $200,000 up to $950,000 or more. While its artistic community and specialty and designer, high-end shopping is a draw for many, the neighborhood is multifaceted in attractions, architecture, and history.
One of the best-known landmarks is the Flatiron Arts Building, a multimedia artist studio, running the gamut from costume design and filmmaking, to visual art and tattoo salons. Guests are invited to explore the building and take in an art event or performance or be a fly on the wall at open studio events.
For history buffs, the community offers a glimpse of Polish history at historic Saint Hedwig Catholic and Saint Stanislaus Kostka Churches, both of which have been active since the late 1800’s. The architecture borrows elements from Eastern Christianity, ancient Judaism, and the Italian Renaissance and is a beautiful example of 19th century quality craftsmanship.
Wicker Park Historic District
Continue the historic walking tour in the Wicker Park Historic District with a trip down Hoyne Avenue where you’ll find elegant Victorian homes from the mid-1800’s to early 1900’s, once inhabited by Chicago’s movers and shakers in the business world. This portion of Hoyne Avenue is known as Beer Baron Row where many wealthy German brewers built fabulous mansions, which have been meticulously restored.
Wicker Park Parks & Recreation
City planners also made sure to include plenty of green space in city parks like Wicker Park and Pulaski Park. Wicker Park sits on four acres of land donated by the founding Wicker Brothers and includes indoor fitness and meeting facilities as well as outdoor athletic courts and fields, playground, community garden and water features.
Similarly, Pulaski Park is over three acres of indoor and outdoor athletic and meeting spaces as well as an outdoor pool and family-friendly Movies in the Park.
Wicker Park Transportation Information
The neighborhood is easily accessible through bike lanes, on foot, via the L-train or on any of several bus lines. The Bloomingdale Trail and Park project is underway on the north side, running along unused elevated rail line along Bloomingdale Avenue. This new venue will provide the area with unparalleled links among several communities, crossing over major transit arteries and connecting with established bike routes and public transit routes. Walkscore.com awards Wicker Park a score of 94, making it the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago. A safe neighborhood is a parent’s dream when kids are walking to Clemente High School or to any one of the nine elementary/middle schools in the borough.
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Listing information last updated on March 17th, 2018 at 3:21pm CDT.