|The "heart of Wicker Park" - |
Damen, North Ave, and Milwaukee Ave intersection
Experience the sights, sounds and diversity in the old and new that has attracted such a wide variety of shop owners, art galleries, theaters, restaurants, clubs and bars to this unique area.Taking a walk through this neighborhood and the adjacent Bucktown is like strolling through a work of art. The lighting of the streets, cafes, window shopping, neon signs, the movement of the elevated trains, the accelerating pace of urban change – all these add up to more than idle spectacle. Explore the area through its restaurants and shops, its history and architecture and churches, and its inhabitants. There truly is something for everyone in this quirky, artsy and forward-looking community. But don't take it from a resident, check it out for yourself.
Take the #3 Bus from McCormick Place to Jackson and Michigan. Walk to the blue line at Jackson and Dearborn (2 blocks). Take the Blue Line towards O'Hare Airport and get off at Damen.
|Murals; record, book and comic stores; people watching - |
you will always find something worth checking out in Wicker Park.