Lincoln Square

What you need to know

One of Chicago’s most popular north side communities, Lincoln Square is a trendy neighborhood on the city’s northwest side. It is bordered by Montrose Avenue to the south, Ravenswood Avenue to the east, Bryn Mawr Avenue to the north, and the Chicago River to the west. Lincoln Square is located conveniently close to the lakefront and next to the Ravenswood and Uptown neighborhoods. The main commercial stretch is located at Lincoln and Western Avenues, creating a pedestrian-friendly area of restaurants, shops, and more. This area also includes Giddings Plaza, an outdoor gathering to numerous street festivals. Lincoln Square is steadily rising in popularity and is one of the North Side’s best neighborhoods.

Population: 40,000
Zip: 60625, 60640

Communities: CEDA, Ravenswood Community Services, Community Christian Church, Covenant Home of Chicago, St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, All Saints Episcopal Church, Ethiopian Community Association
Major CTA Stops: Montrose, Damen, Rockwell. UP-N Metra: Ravenswood