West DePaul Real Estate
West DePaul is a vibrant micro-neighborhood, which is part of the much larger and beloved Lincoln Park neighborhood. This pleasant neighborhood is replete with low-rise tree-lined residential streets, lined with picture-perfect greystones and walk-ups.
Public transportation is easy: Red and Brown Line trains run north-south through Lincoln Park. There are also many buses, which traverse the neighborhood, including the Clark 22, Broadway 36, Diversey, Fullerton, North, Halsted buses
Perfect for those who want easy access to the loop via mass transit, a more residential feel than the Loop, a better price point than River North or Old Town, and a more casual vibe than the Gold Coast.
Walking and bicycle trails
Easy Public Transit
CTA Red and Brown Line Trains
Short commute downtown
Easy access to Lake Shore Drive
Beaches and Lake Michigan access
Highly rated schools
Low-rise, tree-lined streets
Vintage Courtyards and Walk-ups
West DePaul is located north of Fullerton Avenue (2400 N), east of Ashland Avenue (1600 W), south of Diversey Avenue (2800 N), and west of Southport Avenue (1400 W).
Types of residential housing:
Vintage multi-family apartment buildings, including mid-rises, courtyard buildings, and walk-ups
Single-family houses and townhomes, both vintage and brand new
You probably won't be able to walk to work, but West DePaul is serviced by Red, Purple and Brown line CTA stations, making for a twenty minute commute to the loop. Lake Shore Drive to the east and I-94 to the west can get crowded during rush hour, but are generally a convenient means to get around or out of town.
Attractions , landmarks, and things to do:
West DePaul is only a couple square blocks so it does not in itself have a lot of amenities. However, Lincoln Park has something for everyone. Those who love live music can check out Kingston Mines for classic blues, Lincoln Hall for indie acts, Park West for rock and pop stars, or any number of local joints to catch a cover band on the weekends. Theater aficionados can take in a play at the critically acclaimed Steppenwolf or Apollo. Foodies can walk to Michelin Three Star gastroscience mecca, Alinea, and countless other tasty delights. Neighborhood fixture DePaul University has noteworthy lectures, sporting events, and a remarkable new art museum open to the public. In addition to its numerous athletic facilities, Lincoln Park is home to the free Lincoln Park Zoo, the Lincoln Park Conservatory, numerous monuments and public art works, and the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.
West DePaul Listings Summary
West DePaul - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in West DePaul: $625,000 / County Avg $519,700
Avg Taxes in West DePaul: $12,100 / County Avg $9,800
Avg Sq. Ft. in West DePaul: 2,000 / County Avg 1,826
Avg Price per/sqft in West DePaul:$313 / County Avg $285
Avg Walkscore in West DePaul: 89 / County Avg 71
Avg Year Built in West DePaul: 1982 / County Avg 1959
Avg Days on Website in West DePaul: 112 / County Avg 81