This area has everything people love about Chicago! The beaches, bars/restaurants, nightlife, and shopping are all within walking distance, not to mention the charm of having Wrigley Field right in the middle of this energetic neighborhood. Transportation is never a problem, as the "L" train has a stop right at Wrigley Field. You will be hard pressed to find anyone who says they did not love the time they spent in the Lakeview/Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago!
Old Town/Lincoln Park
In a city rich with history, there is no shortage of it in the historic Old Town/Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. From the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 to the folklore of organized crime activity in the 1920s and 30s, this area has roots to it all. Not only that, but everything else Chicago has to offer, such as shopping, restaurants and nightlife, is within walking distance. Old Town/Lincoln Park is home to DePaul University, as well as the famous comedy clubs Second City and Zanies where many of Saturday Night Live's comics of past and present got their start.
If downtown city living is what you're looking for, then look no further than the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago. You can walk to some of the best shopping on earth at the famous Michigan Avenue "Magnificent Mile", as well as the beach, Navy Pier, Soldier Field, and Chicago's historic museums. If you love food, some of the best restaurants/steak places in America are nearby! The nightlife is electric, and there is no shortage of activity for people of all ages in this exciting Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago.