Lake View, Chicago

What is Lake View, Chicago known for?


early+industry

other prisoner-of-war (Prisoner of war) camps. The few residents of the area known as Lake View Township often complained of rebel (rebellion) sing-alongs held in the camp from time to time. Lake View's early industry was farming, especially crops of celery, and at the time it was considered a celery-growing capital. From 1870 to 1887 the population of the township grew from 2,000 citizens to 45,000. As a result, there was growing need of more public-service access, and Lake View


history collection

and transgender literature and large collections called the African American Heritage Collection, Chicago History Collection, Judaica Collection, and Large Print Collection. The Chicago Public Library classifies Merlo's Drama and Theatre Collection as very large in size compared to other branches. http: www.chipublib.org 002branches collectionguide.html Although not in Lake View proper, the Conrad Sulzer Regional Library is host to a special Ravenswood–Lake View Historical


century work

-20101013_1_police-station-cop-shop-town-hall title Cop shop closing after a century work Chicago Tribune first William last Lee date October 13, 2010 Also according to the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce, Lake View was an incorporated (Incorporation (municipal government)) Illinois civil


field special

- 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


important historic

and was authorized by Mayor Joseph Medill to take control of the city under martial law. He was later made commanding general of the U.S. Army by President (President of the United States) Chester A. Arthur. Notable residents Some of the important historic and famous people that have lived in Lake View include: * John Peter Altgeld, the Illinois Governor and significant progressive era politician, at the Brewster Apartments at 500 W. Diversey after leaving the governorship


view games

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


title+programs

Howard Brown : Home Page Center on Halsted, formerly Horizons Community Services, is also a major source of comprehensive social services for the gay and lesbian community. The Illinois Department of Public Health contracts the services of Center on Halsted for a telephone hotline for HIV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. 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).


major professional

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


international sports

in the nation, takes place in Lake View. The community area has also been host to several other major events: In 2006 it played host to an international sports and cultural festival, Gay Games VII, with its closing ceremonies held at Wrigley Field and headlined by Cyndi Lauper. West Lakeview Image:Gerald Farinas Wrigleyville Houses.jpg thumb left More affordable than Lakeview East residences, low-rise flats are common in Central Lakeview, West Lakeview and Wrigleyville


title music

http: www.musicboxtheatre.com aboutus.html title Music Box Theatre The theater brands itself today as "Chicago's year-round film festival" Wrigleyville Formerly a working-class neighborhood, Wrigleyville is the nickname to the neighborhood

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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