River North Neighborhood
Chicago’s River North Neighborhood
Appropriately named due to its location (nestled between the Chicago River and Michigan Avenue) River North has quickly become Chicago’s hottest neighborhood. With its beginnings as Chicago’s Factory District, most buildings have since been converted into luxury residences, then establishing itself as home Chicago’s art scene, 75 Galleries are still located within the neighborhood limit’s, now the nightlife mecca for Chicagoans, it has come a long way in a little over a century.
River North has developed ingeniously into a neighborhood of complete walk-ability and convenience. With every block containing a plethora of shops for any need, whether it’s dining, sipping or trinkets they are anywhere you turn in River North. Plus, with Chicago’s top hot-spot Hubbard Street with top-rated spots like: Paris, Howl at the Moon, and rooftop lounge Epic Sky, all located within walking distance from anywhere within the neighborhood you’ll never stay in on a Friday night (or maybe even a Monday for that matter).
River North is not only a social hub, it’s what you make of it. It has a balanced presence of families, professionals and artists making it a rich, diverse neighborhood that has withstood the test of time throughout Chicago’s history.