Considering a Noble Square or West Town Apartment Rental in Chicago?
Before you rent an attractive, fully rehabbed Noble Square or West Town studio apartment or 1-, 2- or 3-bedroom unit, you should take some time to explore this area. Located on the near north side, this area offers convenient access to the Loop, the Chicago River and other trendy neighborhoods. The area has recently undergone a revitalization that resulted in a significant amount of new development, a spike in popularity and a vitality that makes this area truly unique.
What Is There to Do Here?
While still largely residential, the area offers unique galleries, museums, vintage shops, independent boutiques, small-scale music venues, nightlife hot spots and good restaurants. Historic churches reflect the neighborhood’s Polish immigrant roots.
Residents and visitors alike enjoy the neighborhood’s many popular restaurants and sports bars. The Chopin Theater on Division Street, an independent arts center, offers movies, plays, live music and even poetry readings. Take the family for a stroll to the square-shaped Eckhart Park, the center of Noble Square, and enjoy the playground, indoor pool or outdoor water spray; participate in community gardening; watch your favorite team play baseball, soccer or football; or sign up for a fitness class.
How Do I Get Around?
The Noble Square/West Town neighborhood is one of the most accessible areas in Chicago, a kind of “commuter heaven.” Residents enjoy walking and biking to adjacent destinations. The Kennedy Expressway is nearby, providing easy access to the entire region. And public transportation is plentiful!
The CTA blue line rapid transit route runs through the area, connecting you directly to downtown Chicago, O’Hare International Airport and the near west suburbs. Transfer from the blue line to the other downtown subways or “L” lines to get virtually anywhere you want. Local blue line stations are located at Division and Chicago. Or, take a bus within the area. The 66 (Chicago) bus route is the major line; additional routes include the 9 (Ashland) and 56 (Milwaukee).