There is a lot to love about Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood, especially its undeniable convenience. Not only is Old Town a destination in its own right, but also its North Side location truly puts you in the middle of all the city has to offer!
It’s just west of the Gold Coast, south of Lincoln Park and north of the Near North Side. Living here, you can step out your door to enjoy historic architecture, hip nightlife and great restaurants. You can stroll to the nearby North Avenue Beach or take in any of the entertainment options in your community.
Even better, Chicago’s public transportation and local highways make it easy to get from here to anywhere you need to go. Living in Old Town means transportation is accessible, convenient and catered to your lifestyle and needs.
Old Town’s Public Transportation
No doubt, one of the best parts of living in Old Town is its accessibility to the rest of the city. Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) trains and buses run through here, taking you in all directions. Brown and Purple train lines stop at the Sedgwick station, run south to the Loop, north to the suburbs and northwest to Ravenswood. The Red Line can take you from the intersection of Clark and Division to the far north or far south sides of Chicago. There are also several CTA buses you can use to get around the city’s neighborhoods.
Traveling by Car
Driving is great option for traveling to and from Old Town. If you’re new to the area, Chicago’s grid system makes roads easy to navigate and helps you get familiar with the city quickly. Local highways can take you from Chicago to the surrounding suburbs or even out of state. Parking possibilities vary street to street. Some buildings include parking garages, while others offer street parking or lots. If you don’t drive or don’t feel like driving, taxies are plentiful in Old Town — ready to take you downtown or to meet friends nearby.
Whether you’re commuting daily for work or occasionally for pleasure, transportation is a snap in and around Old Town. If you’re thinking about moving to Old Town, shop Mo2 Properties today and see our available rentals here.