West Town Neighborhood Overview
For a feel of the youthful, creative energy on Chicago's northwest side, make your way to the eclectic cross-sections of West Town, Ukrainian Village and East Village. You'll pass colorful galleries and museums, independent theater companies, small-scale music venues and retail boutiques touting lines from local designers. Mixed in are historic churches, brick cottages, quaint coffee shops and a booming restaurant and bar scene.
Day and night, these communities offer a multitude of things to do, all with a low-key vibe and within an easy stroll. Whether you are looking for a brunch spot, antique furniture or vintage accessories — or you want to seek out traces of the area's humble immigrant history — wander block by block along the main arteries Division, Chicago and Grand Avenue.
CTA Blue Line 'L' train to Division or Chicago station
BUS #56 (Milwaukee)
METRA TRAIN NCS North Central Service, MD-N Milwaukee District North or MD-W Milwaukee District West to Western Avenue