River North

You Will Love the River North Area of Chicago

iStock 000010185163XSmall River NorthChicago has a number of fun and diverse neighborhoods to visit and in which you can live. Whether you are renting or buying, you will find that the River North area of the city has quite a bit to offer. Years ago, this region was an industrial area, and then it became a warehouse district. In the 1970s, the warehouses started to close down, and this left quite a few large and empty buildings in the area. These buildings had large spaces for lofts and studios, and this created a place for many artistic types, including painters and writers, to live.

Over the course of the last three or four decades, things in the area have been changing and evolving. The buildings are much nicer than they were back in the 70’s for starters! The area is now one of the top places to live in the city, a veritable cultural hub that caters to the artistic crowd. Whether you are an artist or a writer, or you simply enjoy the artistic lifestyle, you are going to find plenty to love here. Even tourists make their way to River North to see what it offers, and art is available in large doses here!

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Featured River North Buildings

110 E. Delaware
110 E. Delaware
111 E. Chestnut
111 E. Chestnut
150 W. Superior
150 W. Superior
2 E. Erie
2 E. Erie
30 E. Huron
30 E. Huron
33 W. Huron
33 W. Huron
55 E. Erie
55 E. Erie
The Caravel
635 N. Dearborn
Chicago Place
100 E. Huron
Erie on the Park
510 W. Erie
The Farallon
600 N. Dearborn
The Fordham
25 E. Superior
Millennium Center
33 W. Ontario
The Montgomery
500 W. Superior
Ontario Place
10 E. Ontario
Park Newberry
55 W. Delaware
The Pinnacle
21 E. Huron
River Plaza
405 N. Wabash
Silver Tower
303 W. Ohio
The Sterling
345 N. LaSalle
Superior 110
110 W. Superior
Trump Tower
401 N. Wabash
333 W. Hubbard
Union Square
2 W. Delaware
Walton on the Park

You can also find some of the nicest luxury condo buildings in River North. Some noted buildings are, The Fordham at 25 E. Superior, The Pinnacle at 21 E. Huron and 55 E. Erie to name a few buildings that are 1 block to world class shopping on the Magnificent Mile, dining at some of downtown Chicago’s finest restaurants or strolling along the lake.

Art Lovers Appreciate the River North Area

One of the things that many love about the area is that it is home to one of the largest collections of art galleries in the United States. iStock 000000159469XSmall 300x193 River NorthThe only other city that has more would be New York. Those who live in the area will be able to find quite a few different types of galleries as well including contemporary and modern art, classical art, sculptures and more.

Some of the area’s most popular galleries include the Alan Koppel Gallery, the ZG Gallery, and the Maya-Polsky Gallery. No matter the type of art you love, there is a good chance that you will be able to find a gallery that suits you. In addition, if you happen to be an artist who is living in or thinking about moving to the area, you will be able to find some great art supply shops in the neighborhood.

Places to Dine

While art is great, you also have to have some places to grab a bite to eat when you are out with friends and family. You will find that you have a host of different choices when you are in River North. Quartino is a popular place that serves Italian. Those who are looking for some steak and seafood should head to Joe’s Prime Steak & Stone Crab. Other popular spots include Hub 51, Sunda, and The Boarding House.

A Great Place to Live or Visit

Whether you are going to live in the area or you are just going to visit, you will find plenty to enjoy. They are able to offer antique stores, boutique shops, grocery stores, and more. It is a great place to get out for a walk and experience the city.

Where is River North?

You will find River North in the North Loop. It is west of Michigan Ave. and south of Chicago Ave. The Chicago River actually serves as the boundary to the west and south.

Christine Hancock, Broker Associate with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services specializing in downtown Chicago Real Estate including The Gold Coast, South Loop, West Loop, Streeterville & Lincoln Park for over 10 years. Call/Text/Email Me today at 312-296-9300, or Find me on Google+