Why Lincoln Park?

We've got two words for you: "Free Zoo." 

Lincoln Park is home to one of the country's last free zoos, meaning that your neighbors would be actual party animals. But if a sweet sloth and its friends aren't enough to draw you to the neighborhood, there are lots of other perks to living in Lincoln Park. It offers institutions devoted to preserving Chicago's history and culture, including the Lincoln Park Conservatory, the Chicago History Museum, and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. 

And, if you're hungry, there are a ton of diverse dining spots, along with plenty of beloved old school mainstays (the Wiener's Circle, anybody?).

Looking to learn more about this iconic Chicago neighborhood? Check out some of these handy resources:

Lincoln Park blends sophistication with Chicago's salty sense of humor and history, and is a great place to call home. Ready to take a look for yourself? Here are the current stats for Lincoln Park's condo and housing market:

Lincoln Park's Current Condo Market 

1. The Median Sale Price of a Lincoln Park Condo Has Been Climbing

Does Chicago Have a 'Low Inventory?' Here's What That Means (Source: wikimedia.commons - used as royalty free image) 

If you’ve spent any amount of time looking into buying or selling a home in Chicago, then you’ve probably heard the term “inventory” come up with some regularity. Maybe you’ve discussed “months’ supply of inventory” with your real estate broker, or read about inventory in a discussion of local market trends. 

But what does inventory really mean when it comes to real estate - and how is this crucial concept impacting buyers and sellers here the Chicago market? 

jefferson park chicago

Located on the northwest side of Chicago, Jefferson Park is one of the city’s 77 designated community areas. It is bordered by nearby Norwood Park and Forest Glen, and is located directly north of 
Portage Park.

Originally founded as a settlement for traders, hunters, and farmers, Jefferson Park was annexed by the city of Chicago all the way back in 1889. Today, you can still feel the history in this quiet, residential-focused community. Poke around Jefferson Park, and you won’t only find lovely homes, tasty restaurants, and top-notch parks and green spaces - you’ll find a stunning old movie palace-turned-cultural center. You’ll find the headquarters of the Gift Theatre, one of Chicagoland’s top companies. You’ll find cultural festivals that woo visitors from around the region - and around the country.

Interested in learning more about this charming Chicago neighborhood? Here are a few local resources worth taking a look at:

Want to buy or sell in Jefferson Park? Here are the current housing market statistics you should know:


4896 N. Paulina is a luxurious renovation in an unbeatable Ravenswood location. 

This spacious home, originally built in 1885, is conveniently located in the northeast corner of the Ravenswood neighborhood, adjacent to Andersonville and Winnemac, and has six bedrooms (four upstairs, two on the lower level) and four full bathrooms and a powder room. The large 165x52 lot features an estimated 5300 square feet of high-quality new construction with a contemporary flair, and boasts 10' ceilings on the first floor. The property is a commuter's dream, located near schools including Lycée Français de Chicago, Chicago Waldorf School, and Rogers Park Montessori School, as well as the Ravenswood Metra station.

Upon entering the striking front door to the main level, you'll notice the flowing space, which invites you from the foyer into the large living room, dining room, breakfast area, and high-end kitchen. The kitchen comes complete with professional appliances, a large breakfast peninsula, and a spacious, custom-built pantry. Upstairs, you'll find four large bedrooms, all with custom-built closets. The gorgeous master suite features a soaking tub with separate shower, as well as a large walk-in closet. The convenient upstairs laundry room offers quartz countertops, a stainless steel sink, and European-style cabinetry. The lower level includes a family room with loads of natural light, a wet bar with a wine cooler, two spacious bedrooms, another large bath, and plenty of storage, complete with comforting floor radiant heat. 

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