Five miles northwest of downtown Chicago,
neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, gives downtown a run for its money when it comes to the arts and culture. This lively neighborhood attracts residents including entrepreneurs, artisans and trend-setters who own businesses, showcase their works and shop along Division, North, Milwaukee and Damen Avenues. Styles of houses
for rent reflect the wide-ranging tastes of this exciting community.
Bucktown's historic Flatiron Arts Building at 1579 North Milwaukee Avenue serves as the neighborhood's cultural anchor for activities day and night. The classic structure houses a variety of artistic venues, including the HotHouse, a world music venue. Locals gather for events such as the annual Bucktown Arts Fest, take neighborhood walking tours and hang out at the library branch on North Milwaukee. When hunger strikes, residents head to restaurants including The Bento Box on West Armitage Avenue for Asian fusion dishes such as Jidori Chicken, or the Bristol on North Damen, which satisfies sweet cravings with cinnamon rolls and nutter butters.