Living In East Rogers Park
East Rogers Park is a delightful neighborhood set right along Lake Michigan. Here’s where the architecture of old and new intertwine. Gorgeous lakefront parks and beaches provide for a relaxing, vacation-like vibe. It’s that vibe that’s central to the neighborhood’s laid-back lifestyle.
Real estate here includes lofts, condos and townhouses. East Rogers Park is located 10 miles north of Downtown Chicago. It sits at the northern edge of Chicago’s city limits bordering Edgewater, West Rogers Park and Evanston. East Rogers Park is in the 60626 zip code.
The neighborhood is home to Loyola University. The busy campus is a big part of what makes this neighborhood energetic and upbeat.
Another popular aspect of East Rogers Park is that it has plenty of transportation options. That makes commuting to the Loop is easy. There are two CTA elevated “El” trains that run up through East Rogers Park. Getting to the Loop via the “El” will take you about a half hour on the Red or Purple lines.
Plus there’s the option of taking the Metra train. The Metra is a traditional train system that reaches into the further suburbs of Chicago. There’s a Rogers Park station along the Union Pacific North Line. This train ride will only take about 20-25 minutes. If you prefer the bus, you can take the #147 bus along Sheridan Road. It’s a quick trip to the Loop.