Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood is often called a slice of old Europe. The neighborhood has been enjoying continued growth as residents from denser, more expensive Chicago neighborhoods seek better-priced options. Buy a home in Avondale and get more house for less money plus enjoy all the benefits of nearby trendy neighborhoods.
Factories that were built along side railroads were responsible for the initial wave of German, Polish and Scandinavian immigrants in Avondale. And the neighborhood retains it’s European roots. More about Avondale.
Northwest of downtown Chicago, Avondale lies northwest along the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) and the CTA Blue Line. It’s in the 60618 zip code and is surrounded by Kilbourn Park to the west, Irving Park to the north, Roscoe Village to the east and Logan Square to the south.