Ravenswood Real Estate

Enormous old-growth trees line quiet streets of rehabbed old homes on large lots, while local business give an almost small-town feel to this idyllic Northside neighborhood.  Ravenswood overlaps to some extent with another prominent Chicago neighborhood, Lincoln Square.

Perfect for those who...

Want a quieter urban neighborhood with large lawns, single family homes, ample park land and steady access to public transportation.  Closer to downtown than Rogers Park, quieter than Lakeview.



Ravenswood is located west of Clark Street, South of Foster Avenue, East of the Chicago River, and north of Montrose Avenue.  


What it is like to live in Ravenswood:

Ravenswood's pleasant tree-lined streets are populated by low-rise single family homes and smaller multi-family dwellings, such as 2 flats and walkups.  Ravenswood Avenue's former warehouse corridor, has been converted to house everything from antiques shops and furniture stores to art galleries, theaters and non-profits, to gyms and doggy day cares.  Neighborhood tap houses, diverse dining options, book stores, and well-curated boutique clothing stores populate Lincoln and Montrose Avenues.


Attractions , Landmarks and Things to Do:

The independent, not-for-profit Old Town School of Folk Music teaches thousands of weekly classes and workshops in a variety of disciplines alongside its concert hall on Lincoln Avenue.  



The neighborhood is serviced by multiple CTA Brown Line stations, as well as a Metra Light Rail station.  


Close by to:

Several of the city's largest music venues, such as the Riviera and the Aragon Ballroom are to the East.

Ravenswood surrounds Lincoln Square, home to many German-American landmarks, cultural centers and excellent dining and nightlife.  

Also to the East, enormous Montrose Beach, which also houses a harbor, a nature area, and numerous athletic facilities by the lakeshore.  

Ravenswood - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Year Built in Ravenswood: 1905 / County Avg 1961


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