Are you planning a move to Chicago and wondering which neighborhood to choose as your new home? Consider the appeal of sister neighborhoods Bucktown and Wicker Park. Not only are these trendy communities filled with shopping, dining and other attractions, but they’re also surrounded by conveniences, particularly when it comes to transportation options. When you rent a luxury apartment in this area, you gain quick access to fast, cheap transportation. Any time you want to head downtown, to another part of the city, to the suburbs or out of state, it’s easy and convenient.
Public Transportation Options
As is true in the rest of the city, you don’t need a car in Bucktown and Wicker Park because public transportation is so readily available. Grab one of the many buses to head to work in the morning or meet friends for drinks in another part of town. Hop on the Blue Line to travel throughout the city or go straight to the Loop. From the heart of the city, you can access other Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) trains and buses to get anywhere you need to go. And if you’re looking to get out of the city, Metra will take you into the suburbs from Union Station and other downtown stations. Other public transportation options include the abundant taxis and ride-sharing services available in the area. And don’t forget the appeal of walking or biking when the weather is nice.
How to Get Around Bucktown and Wicker Park by Car
If you do own a car, you’ll want to pay attention to which addresses include parking lots, garages or street parking as you browse current rental listings. And whether you’re new to Chicago or have lived in the area all your life, you’ll appreciate that the city’s grid system of streets makes navigation pretty easy to understand and quick to master. Traveling by car is yet another convenience of living in these exciting neighborhoods!
Overall, the beauty of choosing a luxury rental in Bucktown or Wicker Park is living in a trendy location filled with historic homes, exciting nightlife, a great food scene, a thriving art community, hip coffee shops and more. Even better, these neighborhoods make it easy to move in and around Chicagoland for work or pleasure.
Whether you’re commuting downtown each day for work or making weekend trips to visit friends or family members in the suburbs, you’ll have no trouble when you call Bucktown or Wicker Park home. To browse current listings for luxury living in these neighborhoods, check out our current listings. See our available rentals here!