Chi - Lincoln Park Real Estate

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If you are looking for some general information about the neighborhood prior to purchasing a condo in Lincoln Park, please reference this excerpt from Wikipedia.

In 1824, the US Army built a small post near modern-day Clybourn Avenue and Armitage Avenue (formerly Centre Street). Indian settlements existed alongside Green Bay Trail, now known as Clark Street (named after George Rogers Clark), at the modern-day intersection of Halsted Street and Fullerton Avenue. Before Green Bay Trail became Clark Street, it stretched as far as Green Bay, Wisconsin, inclusive of Sheridan Road, and changed into a part of what nonetheless is Green Bay Road in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.[3][4]

In 1836, land from North to Fullerton and from the lake to Halsted changed into tremendously inexpensive, costing $150 consistent with acre ($370 ha) (1836 prices, not adjusted for inflation). Because the location was taken into consideration remote, a smallpox sanatorium and the metropolis cemetery had been positioned in Lincoln Park until the 1860s.[5][6]

In 1837, Chicago turned into incorporated as a city, and North Avenue (to the south of present day Lincoln Park neighborhood) turned into established as the town's northern boundary. Settlements increased along Green Bay Trail whilst the authorities offered land claims and Green Bay Road changed into widened. The location north of Chicago, consisting of ultra-modern Lincoln Park, became in the end integrated as Lake View Township. The city, nonetheless, owned considerable tracts of land north of North Avenue, inclusive of what's now the park. The Township changed into annexed to Chicago in 1889.[7] The Lincoln Park Zoo opened in 1868.[8]

In the period following the Civil War, the area round Southport and Clybourn became home to a network of Kashubian immigrants. Arriving from what is now north-western Poland, Chicago's Kashubians introduced their own distinct lifestyle and language, influenced by their rustic traditions and through their close touch with their German neighbors. In 1882, St. Josaphat's Roman Catholic parish become installed in particular for the Kashubian network. The resulting nicknames of "Jozafatowo" (Polish for "Josaphat's Town") as properly as "Kaszubowo" (Polish for "Cassubian Town") made the neighborhood one of Chicago's Polish Patches. The current Romanesque Revival church building become finished in 1902. A Pomeranian Griffin Crest visible at the faculty south of the church is a nod to the parish that once anchored certainly one of the communities in Chicago dubbed Little Cassubia."

From 1896 to 1903, the original Ferris Wheel turned into positioned at a small amusement park close to Clark St. And Wrightwood Ave.[9] The site turned into from 2619 to 2665 N. Clark St., which is now the area of a McDonald's and a high-rise residential building.[10] On February 14, 1929, seven mob friends and a mechanic have been shot to dying in an car storage at 2122 N. Clark St.[11]

During the Great Depression, many homes in Lincoln Park fell into disrepair.[12]In 1954 the Lincoln Park Conservation Association became founded to save you deterioration of housing inside the neighborhood and by 1956 Lincoln Park received city renewal budget to renovate and repair old homes and schools.[13]

In 1968, a violent confrontation among demonstrators and police in Lincoln Park took place in the course of the week of the 1968 Democratic National Convention.[14]

I mentioned that it become in the best pastimes of the City to have us in Lincoln Park ten miles faraway from the Convention hall. I stated we had no purpose of marching on the Convention hall, that I didn't mainly suppose that politics in America can be changed by using marches and rallies, that what we were supplying turned into an opportunity life style, and we was hoping that human beings of Chicago might come up, and mingle in Lincoln Park and notice what we have been about.

— Abbie Hoffman from the Chicago 7 trial[15]
In the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, Lincoln Park have become domestic to the primary Puerto Rican immigrants to Chicago. Jose Cha Cha Jimenez transformed the local Young Lords gang into human rights activists for Latinos and the poor.[16] They posted newspapers,[17] hooked up sit-ins and takeovers of institutions and church buildings at Grant Hospital, Armitage Ave. Methodist Church, and McCormick Theological Seminary.[18] In 1969, members of the Puerto Rican Young Lords and citizens and activists mounted significant demonstrations and protested the displacement of Puerto Ricans and the poor which include the demolition of buildings on the corner of Halsted and Armitage streets, by means of occupying the gap and a few management buildings at McCormick Theological Seminary. There had been civil rights arrests and martyrs which include the unsolved murders of United Methodist Rev. Bruce Johnson and his wife Eugenia Ransier Johnson who have been sturdy supporters of the poor. Today their history is archived at DePaul University's Richardson Library and at Special Collections at Grand Valley State University.

On June 29, 2003, a porch collapse took place for the duration of a party at 713 W. Wrightwood Ave. The catastrophe became the deadliest porch collapse in U.S. history; thirteen human beings were killed and 57 severely injured.

As of 2015, the neighborhood is mainly made up of younger urban professionals, recent college graduates, and young families.[citation needed] The slang terms Trixie and Chad have their origins in Lincoln Park.

Lincoln Park's boundaries are exactly defined inside the city's listing of official network areas. It is bordered at the north by way of Diversey Parkway, at the west by way of the Chicago River, on the south through North Avenue, and on the east through Lake Michigan.[20]

Lincoln Park avenue map.
It encompasses a number of neighborhoods, including Lincoln Central, Mid-North, Old Town Triangle, Park West, RANCH Triangle, Sheffield, and Wrightwood Neighbors. The region additionally includes maximum of the Clybourn Corridor retail district, which maintains into the Near North Side. Lincoln Park neighborhood institutions include: Lincoln Central Association, Mid-North Association, Old Town Triangle Association, Park West Community Association, RANCH Triangle Community Conservation Association, Sheffield Neighborhood Association, and Wrightwood Neighbors Association. All are affiliated with the Lincoln Park Conservation Association.

Lincoln Park is home to Lincoln Park High School, Francis W. Parker School, and DePaul University. Many college students who attend these faculties now stay in this community. Lincoln Park is additionally domestic to 5 architecturally full-size churches: St. Vincent de Paul Parish, St. Clement Church, St. Josaphat's (one of the many so-called 'Polish Cathedrals' in Chicago), St. James Lutheran Church and St. Michael's Church inside the Old Town Triangle place of Lincoln Park. Visible from at some point of the community, these huge edifices tower over the community, lending the area a lot of its charm. Five Lincoln Park churches are affiliated with the Catholic Church (St. Bonaventure Oratory, Saint Clement Church, St. Michael in Old Town, St. Teresa de Avila Catholic Parish, St. Vincent de Paul Parish). The community additionally houses Children's Memorial Hospital (lately moved to Streeterville and became renamed Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago) and the currently closed Lincoln Park Hospital (formerly called Grant Hospital and before that German-American Hospital), which is slated for redevelopment to condominiums, apartments, scientific offices, and retail to be renamed Webster Square.

The neighborhood incorporates a big wide variety of upscale national retailers, boutiques, bookstores, restaurants and espresso shops. An Apple Store opened in October 2010, in addition to a Lacoste shop across the street. There also are many bars and clubs within the area.

A. Finkl & Sons Steel operated at the west facet of Lincoln park along an about 22-acre lot by way of the Chicago River for 113 years. The web page is now vacant and is the web page of the proposed Lincoln Yards project.

Lincoln Park is one of the wealthiest and maximum high-priced communities in which to stay. While the average single-circle of relatives residence is priced around $1 million, many homes within the place sell for more than $10 million. In 2007, Forbes magazine named the region between Armitage Avenue, Willow Street, Burling Street, and Orchard Street as the maximum expensive block in Chicago.[21]

Chi - Lincoln Park - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Chi - Lincoln Park: $1,116,400 / County Avg $533,700


Avg Taxes in Chi - Lincoln Park: $14,500 / County Avg $10,400


Avg Sq. Ft. in Chi - Lincoln Park: 2,498 / County Avg 1,921


Avg Price per/sqft in Chi - Lincoln Park:$447 / County Avg $278


Avg Walkscore in Chi - Lincoln Park: 92 / County Avg 69


Avg Year Built in Chi - Lincoln Park: 1968 / County Avg 1960


Avg Days on Website in Chi - Lincoln Park: 61 / County Avg 60


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