Two of Chicago’s Art Fairs Returning to Old Town

You might not have noticed, due to the unusually chilly temperatures, but summer is upon us. That means it’s time to gear up and get ready for two of Chicago’s most popular events: the Old Town Art Fair and the Wells Street Art Festival!   The 64th annual Old Town Art Fair weekend has been officially declared by Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and the City Council to take place June 8th and 9th, 2013, inside the Old Town Triangle district. The Old Town Art Fair is one of America’s oldest art fairs, and is considered one of … [Read more...]

What does $1,800,000 buy you in Old Town?

Style: A stately row home with three bedrooms and four and one-half baths. Address: 1254 N LaSalle St , Chicago, Illinois 60610 Price: $1,800,000 Size: square footage not reported $$ per sq. ft: unknown Area: Located at Division and LaSalle it is a short 10 minute walk to the lake ans North Avenue Beach and there are many grocery stores, restaurants, boutiques and spa's also within walking distance. Public transportation is easily accessed from almost every corner in the Old Town neighborhood. View … [Read more...]

Old Town

Old Town is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, It sits inside the community areas of Lincoln Park and the Near North Side, and is part of Chicago's 43rd Ward. It is bounded by Armitage Avenue on the north, Division Street on the south, Halsted Street on the west, and Clark Street on the east. It was settled in the 1850s by German immigrants and, in the 1960s, became a center of hippie culture. Old Town north of North Avenue is in Lincoln Park, and south of North Avenue is part of the Near North Side. Old Town … [Read more...]