What’s best about living in Boystown / Northalsted?
Living in Boystown / Northalsted means enjoying one of Chicago’s most vibrant neighborhoods.
Also known as Lakeview East and, as of September 2020 the more inclusive “Northalsted – Chicago’s Proudest Neighborhood”, Boystown is a popular place to live for several reasons.
First, a super convenient location. Boystown is located 5 miles north of the Loop in zip codes 60613 and 60657 just north of Lincoln Park and east of Lakeview.
It’s a densely populated area which can mean traffic problems but here a car is not really needed. Indeed, Boystown makes our list of the best walkable Chicago neighborhoods. Moreover, there are plenty of public transportation options here.
Second, there’s a place for you. Boystown real estate comprises is a wide array vintage high-rise residential apartment buildings along tree-lined streets. There are also a variety of Boystown condos for sale and apartments and rehabbed lofts as well. Plus eclectic and classic single-family homes, all just steps from the lake. All at a wide variety of price points.
Third, excellent shopping. Here there is block after block of shopping. And of course entertainment choices including many bars, shops, restaurants, small theaters and other businesses.
And finally, in the summer months Boystown will book your calendar with outdoor art shows, markets, festivals and garden walks. For instance, two of the main attractions in the Summer are the very popular Chicago Gay Pride Parade and Market Days.
For these reasons and many more, living in Boystown / Northalsted is, well, just fabulous!
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