Although Wicker Park is now a super cool place to call home it was not always that way. In the 1970s Wicker Park was a dirty crime ridden neighborhood and home to Latin Kings one of the largest street gangs at the time. Real Estate was cheap.
Fast forward to the 1990s. Artists are starting to move into the area. Galleries are opening. Wicker Park starts to become the place to be for artists and musicians. The Smashing Pumkins have their practice space here and Liz Phair pens her first album while living in the neighborhood.
Then, with real estate boom, Wicker Park really heats up and developers begin to convert old buildings into condos and lofts. They start tearing down cottages to make way for mini-mansions. The small independent stores that had gotten a foothold are now sitting next to Starbucks.
The gangs and the artists are now long gone. Wicker Park is primarily the home of excellent restaurants and hip bars. Young professionals are the dominate residents.
Some of the former character remains. You can still catch some of the best rock acts in the country at The Double Door and Empty Bottle. Independent book stores Myopic Books and Quimbys are still here while the Boarders of the world are going bankrupt. You can get an actual phonographic record at Reckless Records.
You don't want to miss this incredible 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home located in the Wicker Park neighborhood. Step into the extra wide, open concept living and dining room a...
A serene Wicker Park enclave just steps off of Division street's restaurants and shops offering a quiet escape with ample space and 2-car attached garage. This gated town...
The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Broker Reciprocity program of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC. Real Estate listings held by brokerage firms other than our company are marked with the MRED Broker Reciprocity logo or the Broker Reciprocity thumbnail logo (the MRED logo) and detailed information about them includes the names of the listing brokers. Some properties which appear for sale on this website may subsequently have sold and may no longer be available. The accuracy of all information, regardless of source, including but not limited to square footages and lot sizes, is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be personally verified through personal inspection by and/or with the appropriate professionals. The information being provided is for consumers personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Copyright 2021 MRED LLC. All rights reserved.
Based on information submitted to the MRED as of . All data is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MRED. MRED supplied Open House information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.
NOTICE: Many homes contain recording devices, and buyers should be aware they may be recorded during a showing.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, 17 U.S.C. § 512 (the DMCA) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that any content or material made available in connection with our website or services infringes your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the content or material be removed, or access to it blocked. Notices must be sent in writing by email to DMCAnotice@theMLSGRID.com.
The DMCA requires that your notice of alleged copyright infringement include the following information: (1) description of the copyrighted work that is the subject of claimed infringement; (2) description of the alleged infringing content and information sufficient to permit us to locate the content; (3) contact information for you, including your address, telephone number and email address; (4) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the content in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, or its agent, or by the operation of any law; (5) a statement by you, signed under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed; and (6) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Failure to include all of the above information may result in the delay of the processing of your complaint.