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Several blocks of beautiful cottages and row houses, notably the five at 1826-34 N Lincoln Park West, which were designed by Louis Sullivan in 1885.
Several blocks of beautiful cottages and row houses, notably the five at 1826-34 N Lincoln Park West, which were designed by Louis Sullivan in 1885. The anchor of the district is St. Mike's.
Between North Ave, Lincoln Ave, and Wells St
The list of Second City alumni in show business has become something of a cliche - Alan Alda, John Belushi, Bill Murray, on and on - and it's still going strong today, with recent graduates like Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, and Tina Fey
This is Chicago's flagship stand-up comedy club and hosts all the big international stand-up touring acts
A member of the River North gallery scene, with contemporary art, including paint, drawings and sculpture
A creative urban history museum
Unveiled in 1869, the walls of St Mike's were all that remained after the Chicago Fire swept through Old Town, making it one of only six structures to survive - and the tallest in the city until 1885
Housed in a historic mansion, the Museum contains four floors of exhibits dedicated to the history of medicine and surgery and is filled with artwork and artifacts ranging from Incan surgical tools circa 2000 B
Near Old Town, on what's often referred to as the Gold Coast, Astor Street was named for the fur tycoon John Jacob Astor, and does him tribute on his favored terms - these are the most expensive houses in Chicago
Few things in Chicago are finer than the Lincoln Park Zoo
Quite possibly the beach volleyball capital of the Midwest
Built more than a century ago, the Lincoln Park Conservatory is right next to the zoo