Chicago's North Park neighborhood is home to Northeastern Illinois University and North Park University, which contribute a youthful energy to the area. Located just 12 miles north of Downtown Chicago, North Park residents of all ages enjoy quick morning commutes to the city's business district. Single-family homes and condos on peaceful, tree-lined streets provide the perks of suburban living within minutes of everything Chicago has to offer.
North Park contains numerous lush green spaces. The neighborhood’s 39-acre Gompers Park supplies plenty of recreational opportunities with a pool, lagoon, tennis courts, and a roller hockey area. The North Park Village Nature Center, a 46-acre preserve with lots of walking trails, offers ample options for outdoor activities as well.
A diverse array of restaurants caters to every taste in North Park. Residents and visitors alike indulge in delights ranging from Scandinavian cuisine at Tre Kronor to Japanese fare at Midori.