West Town

What you need to know

West Town is a collection of neighborhoods on Chicago’s west side. Its borders are the Chicago River to the east, the Union Pacific railroad tracks to the south, Bloomingdale Avenue to the north, and Humboldt Park and Grand Avenue to the west. West Town includes some of Chicago’s most popular communities including Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, Noble Square, and River West. While it technically covers this massive area, the southernmost part between Augusta Boulevard and Kinzie Street is what’s most synonymous with West Town. One of the largest and most populated communities in the city, West Town is an iconic Chicago neighborhood.

Population: 85,000
Zip: 60612, 60622, 60642, 60647

Communities: The Greater Humboldt Park Community Center, Erie House, New Life Covenant, Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, St. John Cantius Church, St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, City Church Chicago
Major CTA Stops: Blue Line: Grand, Chicago, Division, Damen; Metra: Western Avenue