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Wicker Park, Chicago

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Wicker Park is a neighborhood of about 26,000 residents within the West Town community area in Chicago, Illinois. Situated just west of the Kennedy Expressway, Wicker Park is known for its local hipster culture, art community, nightlife, and food scene.GeographyThe neighborhood is west of Pulaski Park, northwest of The Loop, north of East Village and Ukrainian Village, east of Humboldt Park, and south of Bucktown. The 4 acre Chicago Park District, Wicker Park, is an outdoor gathering place in the neighborhood.The borders of the Wicker Park neighborhood are generally accepted to be the Bloomingdale Trail to the north (~coordinate 1800 North), although historically it has ranged as far north as Armitage (~coordinate 2000 N) at times, Ashland Avenue to the east (~coordinate 1600 W), Division to the south (~coordinate 1200 N), and Western Avenue to the west (~coordinate 2400 W).The Wicker Park Historic District is on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Chicago. Much of Wicker Park was also designated as a Chicago Landmark District.
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  • Wicker Park is one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in Chicago. Located west of the Kennedy Expressway, west of Pulaski Park, northwest of the Loop, north of East Village and Ukrainian Village, ea...  more »
  • Spent some time wandering around in and out of interesting shops. Many vintage, gently used and recycled products. Great local pubs/restaurants interspersed. 
  • Lovely neighbourhood - amazing street art, lots of character and great food. Lots of cute gift and clothing stores too, and easily accessible via the L. One of my favourite areas of the city!