Old Town is a historic district on the North Side of Chicago and is home to a wide variety of old Victorian-era buildings. Old Town is an incredibly popular location because its proximity to both the lake and downtown. The neighborhood is just south of Lincoln Park and west of the Gold Coast. The area is filled with excellent small boutique-style shops and many family-owned restaurants.
Though it may be historical, Old town is also known to have lively nightlife, with many bars lining Wells street. You can head on over to The Second City or Zanies Comedy Club if you need a good laugh. Old Town also hosts an annual art fair, one of America’s longest-running art fairs, that displays over 250 artists’ work and includes live musical performances. This neighborhood is the perfect combination of old and modern.