Lake View, Chicago

What is Lake View, Chicago known for?


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contains the district known as Boystown (Boystown, Chicago), famous for its large LGBT population and the pride (Gay pride) parade held each June of every year. Wrigleyville, another popular district, surrounds Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. New Town, a name for the area centered at the intersection of North Clark Street (Clark Street (Chicago)) and West Diversey Parkway (Diversey Parkway (Chicago)), was a commonly encountered appellation in the 1970s and 1980s but has fallen into disuse. The Northalsted Merchants Association is centered on the North Halsted Street strip between West Belmont Avenue and West Irving Park Road on Halsted. About the Northalsted Business Alliance. Northalsted. Retrieved on 2013-07-21. In 2013 Money Magazine named Lake View as number 3 of its top 10 Big-city neighborhoods for its selection of Best Places to Live. and are often referred to as "The Lovable Losers" because of this distinction. They are also known as "The North Siders" because Wrigley Field, their home park since 1916, is located in Chicago's north side Lake View (Lake View, Chicago) community at 1060 West Addison Street. The Cubs have rivalries with the St. Louis Cardinals (Cardinals–Cubs rivalry), the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Chicago White Sox. Located in Chicago's Lake View (Lake View, Chicago) neighborhood, Wrigley Field sits on an irregular block bounded by Clark and Addison Streets and Waveland and Sheffield Avenues. The area surrounding the ballpark is typically referred to as Wrigleyville. There is a dense collection of sports bars and restaurants in the area, most with baseball inspired themes, including Sluggers, Murphy's Bleachers and The Cubby Bear. Many of the apartment buildings surrounding Wrigley Field on Waveland and Sheffield Avenues have built bleachers on their rooftops (Wrigley Rooftops) for fans to view games. On game days, many residents rent out their yards and driveways to people looking for parking spots. thumb Viewed from Near North Side, Chicago Near North Side (File:Downtown Chicago Illinois Nov05 img 2641.jpg) looking north The Drive connects the following Chicago community areas from South to North: South Shore (South Shore, Chicago); Woodlawn (Woodlawn, Chicago); Hyde Park (Hyde Park, Chicago); Kenwood (Kenwood, Chicago); Oakland (Oakland, Chicago); Douglas (Douglas, Chicago); Near South Side (Near South Side, Chicago); Loop (Loop, Chicago); Near North Side (Near North Side, Chicago); Lincoln Park (Lincoln Park, Chicago); Lake View (Lake View, Chicago); Uptown (Uptown, Chicago); and Edgewater (Edgewater, Chicago). '''Austin''', located on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois, is the largest (by population) of the city's 77 officially defined community areas (Community areas of Chicago), followed by Lake View (Lake View, Chicago). Its eastern boundary is the Belt Railway (Belt Railway of Chicago) located just east of Cicero Avenue. Its northernmost border is the Milwaukee District West Line. Its southernmost border is at Roosevelt Road from the Belt Railway west to Austin Boulevard. The northernmost portion, north of North Avenue, extends west to Harlem Avenue, abutting Elmwood Park (Elmwood Park, Illinois). Other suburbs bordering Austin are Cicero (Cicero, Illinois) and Oak Park (Oak Park, Illinois). Also nearby is Berwyn (Berwyn, Illinois).


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activist themes. In the past, they have marched against hate crimes and anti-gay social policy or have offered support for gay youth. As the event reflects its socially liberal agendas, political organizations such as the Green Party (Green Party (United States)) and Democratic Party (Democratic Party (United States)) have shown an increased presence. Socially liberal Republicans (Republican Party (United States)) also participate to a smaller degree. Small but popular Lake View events take


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are able to do so under special agreements with the Chicago Cubs organization. Many Wrigleyville bars and restaurants (particularly on North Clark Street) feature sports-oriented themes. Bars such as Sluggers, Murphy's Bleachers, Casey Moran's, Rockwood Place, Sports Corner and The Cubby Bear host the Cubs crowds near the Wrigley Field intersection of North Clark Street and West Addison Street. Demographics and are often referred to as "The Lovable Losers" because of this distinction. They are also known as "The North Siders" because Wrigley Field, their home park since 1916, is located in Chicago's north side Lake View (Lake View, Chicago) community at 1060 West Addison Street. The Cubs have rivalries with the St. Louis Cardinals (Cardinals–Cubs rivalry), the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Chicago White Sox. Located in Chicago's Lake View (Lake View, Chicago) neighborhood, Wrigley Field sits on an irregular block bounded by Clark and Addison Streets and Waveland and Sheffield Avenues. The area surrounding the ballpark is typically referred to as Wrigleyville. There is a dense collection of sports bars and restaurants in the area, most with baseball inspired themes, including Sluggers, Murphy's Bleachers and The Cubby Bear. Many of the apartment buildings surrounding Wrigley Field on Waveland and Sheffield Avenues have built bleachers on their rooftops (Wrigley Rooftops) for fans to view games. On game days, many residents rent out their yards and driveways to people looking for parking spots. thumb Viewed from Near North Side, Chicago Near North Side (File:Downtown Chicago Illinois Nov05 img 2641.jpg) looking north The Drive connects the following Chicago community areas from South to North: South Shore (South Shore, Chicago); Woodlawn (Woodlawn, Chicago); Hyde Park (Hyde Park, Chicago); Kenwood (Kenwood, Chicago); Oakland (Oakland, Chicago); Douglas (Douglas, Chicago); Near South Side (Near South Side, Chicago); Loop (Loop, Chicago); Near North Side (Near North Side, Chicago); Lincoln Park (Lincoln Park, Chicago); Lake View (Lake View, Chicago); Uptown (Uptown, Chicago); and Edgewater (Edgewater, Chicago). '''Austin''', located on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois, is the largest (by population) of the city's 77 officially defined community areas (Community areas of Chicago), followed by Lake View (Lake View, Chicago). Its eastern boundary is the Belt Railway (Belt Railway of Chicago) located just east of Cicero Avenue. Its northernmost border is the Milwaukee District West Line. Its southernmost border is at Roosevelt Road from the Belt Railway west to Austin Boulevard. The northernmost portion, north of North Avenue, extends west to Harlem Avenue, abutting Elmwood Park (Elmwood Park, Illinois). Other suburbs bordering Austin are Cicero (Cicero, Illinois) and Oak Park (Oak Park, Illinois). Also nearby is Berwyn (Berwyn, Illinois).


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; - style background:#efefef; ! Month !! Event !! Location - Spring Art View in Lake View Various - May Bike the Drive North Lake Shore Drive - June Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest On Sheffield between Belmont and School Streets - Central Lake View - June Chicago Gay Pride Parade North Broadway at North Halsted Street - July LVCC Lake View Music Fest West Addison Street and North Sheffield Avenue - July Lakeview Garden Walk Various - August


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Belmont Avenue, and Lake Michigan. The Lakeview Historic District (Lakeview Historic District (Chicago, Illinois)), which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is in southeastern Lake View. and are often referred to as "The Lovable Losers" because of this distinction. They are also known as "The North Siders" because Wrigley Field, their home park since 1916, is located in Chicago's north side Lake View (Lake View, Chicago) community at 1060 West Addison Street. The Cubs have rivalries with the St. Louis Cardinals (Cardinals–Cubs rivalry), the Milwaukee Brewers, and the Chicago White Sox. Located in Chicago's Lake View (Lake View, Chicago) neighborhood, Wrigley Field sits on an irregular block bounded by Clark and Addison Streets and Waveland and Sheffield Avenues. The area surrounding the ballpark is typically referred to as Wrigleyville. There is a dense collection of sports bars and restaurants in the area, most with baseball inspired themes, including Sluggers, Murphy's Bleachers and The Cubby Bear. Many of the apartment buildings surrounding Wrigley Field on Waveland and Sheffield Avenues have built bleachers on their rooftops (Wrigley Rooftops) for fans to view games. On game days, many residents rent out their yards and driveways to people looking for parking spots. thumb Viewed from Near North Side, Chicago Near North Side (File:Downtown Chicago Illinois Nov05 img 2641.jpg) looking north The Drive connects the following Chicago community areas from South to North: South Shore (South Shore, Chicago); Woodlawn (Woodlawn, Chicago); Hyde Park (Hyde Park, Chicago); Kenwood (Kenwood, Chicago); Oakland (Oakland, Chicago); Douglas (Douglas, Chicago); Near South Side (Near South Side, Chicago); Loop (Loop, Chicago); Near North Side (Near North Side, Chicago); Lincoln Park (Lincoln Park, Chicago); Lake View (Lake View, Chicago); Uptown (Uptown, Chicago); and Edgewater (Edgewater, Chicago). '''Austin''', located on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois, is the largest (by population) of the city's 77 officially defined community areas (Community areas of Chicago), followed by Lake View (Lake View, Chicago). Its eastern boundary is the Belt Railway (Belt Railway of Chicago) located just east of Cicero Avenue. Its northernmost border is the Milwaukee District West Line. Its southernmost border is at Roosevelt Road from the Belt Railway west to Austin Boulevard. The northernmost portion, north of North Avenue, extends west to Harlem Avenue, abutting Elmwood Park (Elmwood Park, Illinois). Other suburbs bordering Austin are Cicero (Cicero, Illinois) and Oak Park (Oak Park, Illinois). Also nearby is Berwyn (Berwyn, Illinois).


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and Lesbian Pride Parade begins at the intersection of Montrose and Broadway, runs south along Broadway then Halsted to Belmont, turns east on Belmont to Broadway again, then south to Diversey, and then east to Sheridan Road. Lakeview East thumb left Vintage high-rise (Image:Gerald Farinas Lakeview Chicago Skyline.jpg)s stand next to modern, upscale condominiums along North Lake Shore Drive. Image:Gerald Farinas 518 West Cornelia Avenue.jpg thumb upright Rehabilitated vintage

courtyard buildings (named for the courtyards created by their "U" shape construction), such as this 1927 building at 518 West Cornelia Avenue, are common along the side streets between North Lake Shore Drive and North Broadway. Lakeview East is territorially defined by its chamber of commerce as the area between North Clark Street and North Halsted Street to the west, West Grace Street to the north and West Diversey Parkway to the south, bounded by North Lake Shore Drive


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corridor, and the city erected rainbow pylon landmarks along the route. In 2012, the Legacy Project began the on-going process of installing plaques on the pylons that commemorate important people and milestones in LGBT history. The Legacy Project. Legacyprojectchicago.org (2013-06-01). Retrieved on 2013-07-21. North Halsted caters to Chicago nightlife, featuring more than 60 gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender bars, restaurants


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- Chicago's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center Parking thumb right Addison Station at Wrigley Field is served by Red Line trains. (Image:Gerald Farinas Addison CTA.jpg) Automobile parking is at a premium in Lake View, especially during special events such as Chicago Cubs home games at Wrigley Field. Special residential parking permits are required for parking on some Lake View streets; in commercial areas


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of Chicago, Illinois Category:Gay villages in the United States Category:Jews and Judaism in Chicago, Illinois Category:LGBT culture in Chicago, Illinois Category:Populated places established in 1857 The Cubs have not won the World Series in years, a longer championship drought (List of Major League Baseball franchise postseason droughts) than that of any other Major professional sports teams of the United States and Canada major North American


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, and Sheffield Avenue on the west. The Center on Halsted, an LGBT community center, is also located in this area. Boystown is known for its colorful, lively nightlife and inviting atmosphere. Boystown also includes some of Chicago's off-Loop theater (Theatre in Chicago), specialty restaurants, greystone and brownstone walk-up buildings and other historic architecture, trendy fashion outlets, wine boutiques, chain stores, and independent shops. The city's annual Chicago Pride Parade Gay

Lake View, Chicago

'''Lake View''', or '''Lakeview''', is one of the 77 community areas (Community areas of Chicago) of Chicago, Illinois, located on the city's North Side. It is bordered by West Diversey Parkway (Diversey Parkway (Chicago)) on the south, West Irving Park Road on the north, North Ravenswood Avenue on the west, and the shore of Lake Michigan on the east. The Uptown (Uptown, Chicago) community area is to Lake View's north, Lincoln Square (Lincoln Square, Chicago) to its northwest, North Center (North Center, Chicago) to its west and Lincoln Park (Lincoln Park, Chicago) to its south. The 2010 population of Lake View was 94,368 residents, making it the second largest of the Chicago community areas by population, following Austin (Austin, Chicago) which has 98,514 residents. Lake View, though, has a higher population density than the larger-in-area Austin neighborhood.

Lake View is unofficially divided into smaller neighborhood enclaves: Lakeview East, West Lakeview and Wrigleyville. Lakeview East contains the district known as Boystown (Boystown, Chicago), famous for its large LGBT population and the pride (Gay pride) parade held each June of every year. Wrigleyville, another popular district, surrounds Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. New Town, a name for the area centered at the intersection of North Clark Street (Clark Street (Chicago)) and West Diversey Parkway (Diversey Parkway (Chicago)), was a commonly encountered appellation in the 1970s and 1980s but has fallen into disuse. The Northalsted Merchants Association is centered on the North Halsted Street strip between West Belmont Avenue and West Irving Park Road on Halsted. About the Northalsted Business Alliance. Northalsted. Retrieved on 2013-07-21. In 2013 Money Magazine named Lake View as number 3 of its top 10 Big-city neighborhoods for its selection of Best Places to Live.

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