If you’re thinking about moving to or visiting Old Town, you’ll find a lot to love about this Chicago location. This trendy yet classic North Side neighborhood offers Victorian architecture, hip comedy clubs, great restaurants, and abundant bars and entertainment options.
Step out your front door to sample delicious bites from family-owned restaurants and specialty fudge shops. Meet friends for drinks at local taverns. Whether you want fun shows after work or a neighborhood that hosts annual fairs, you will find it in Old Town.
The Center of Chicago’s Comedy Scene
In Chicago, when you ask somebody about Old Town, you can expect to hear something about comedy. This neighborhood is, in many ways, the center of the city’s comedy scene — thanks to The Second City, UP Comedy Club, iO Theater and Zanies Comedy Club, all of which are known for featuring great comedians and attracting guests from all over the country. Old Town is a neighborhood that has seen legendary comics such as Tina Fey, John Belushi, Amy Poehler, Steve Carrell, Joan Rivers and many others come through its clubs.
Incredible Entertainment Options of All Kinds
Comedy is from your only entertainment option in Old Town. On the west edge of the community, you’ll find the famous Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Royal George Theatre, for example. Every summer, the neighborhood hosts Old Town Art Fair, drawing 30,000 art lovers to the Old Town Triangle Historic District. Old Town is home to A Red Orchid Theater, Thomas Masters Gallery and more.
Plenty of Dining Possibilities at Your Fingertips
Old Town is home to a plethora of eateries and restaurants, giving you access to everything from pizza and sushi to fine dining. Select handmade confections from legendary candy counter The Fudge Pot. Take your pick of nearly 100 beers on tap at Old Town Pour House. Enjoy the swanky rooftop view of The J. Parker, 13 floors above Clark Street. These are just a couple reasons why people love calling Old Town home!
From comedy to theater, nightlife to great restaurants, Old Town has it all. Learn more about this community and find your next place to live by browsing our listings at Mo2 Properties. See our available rentals here.