Named after Chicago's largest public park, the Lincoln Park neighborhood is considered one of the city's most desirable neighborhoods to live and play in. Two miles north of downtown’s Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park, is a cultural, epicurean, social and shopping destination for many. Locals enjoy natural areas, beaches, harbors, sports fields, museums, public art, and even a driving range. Residents stay active during the colder months by frequenting highly-rated gyms like the Lincoln Park Athletic Association and the Lincoln Park Fitness Center. Professionals, singles, families, and retirees all call Lincoln Park home. Home to DePaul University it’s also one of the best Chicago neighborhoods for 20 somethings.
Clark Street is packed with casual cafes, ethnic restaurants, and popular brunch restaurants that spill out onto the sidewalks during warm weather. Additionally, Lincoln Park is home to many bars along Lincoln Avenue for a great nightlife scene. Make sure to stop by the Lincoln Park staple, Gene’s Sausage Shop. They also made our 2018 Best Rooftop Bars in Chicago list.