Welcome to

Lincoln Square/Ravenswood

Get the Guide

In the Guide:

Parks & Schools
Restaurants & Shopping
Attractions & Entertainment
Transportation & more

Learn more about Lincoln Square/Ravenswood

Lincoln Square, Chicago

Lincoln Square manages to be both trendy and old-world charming at the same time.

The community celebrates its heritage with a number of ever-popular restaurants and bars, while Lincoln Avenue offers an eclectic mix of sophisticated eateries, corner cafes and favorite neighborhood hangouts.

Centered around a bustling shopping and dining district on Chicago’s North Side, Lincoln Square became one of Chicago’s first commuter suburbs when the Ravenswood elevated train line was completed in 1907. Today residents have convenient access to the CTA Brown Line and Metra’s Union Pacific North Line.

The neighborhood’s quiet residential streets are lined with bungalows, greystones and brick two- and three-flats, many recently rehabbed. Lovely Victorian and Prairie School homes can be found along the North Branch of the Chicago River. Although single-family homes in Lincoln Square can run upwards of $1 million, vintage apartment buildings restored as condominiums offer a more affordable option. New-construction options are also available in the neighborhood, including single-family homes, townhomes, three-flat condominiums and mid-rise buildings.

Lincoln Square’s lively cultural scene includes the Old Town School of Folk Music as well as annual festivals including the Square Roots festival and the German-American Fest, which draws crowds from all over the Midwest.

Why Lincoln Square?

Offering its residents a variety of excellent neighborhood schools, local shops and boutiques, sneaky-good restaurants and spacious yet affordable housing options to choose from, Lincoln Square provides great value within a big city.

SEE THE BEST this Chicago neighborhood has to offer. You’ll get instant access to the guide with tips from the pros.

Around The Area

Browse through the top rated businesses that Lincoln Square/Ravenswood has to offer!

Schools In The Area

Check our schools near Lincoln Square/Ravenswood complete with ratings and contact info.

Want the full market report for Lincoln Square/Ravenswood?

We want to ensure that you have all the information needed to make the best decisions when it comes to your home goals. When you enter your info below you will get instant access to the area's latest market report, complete with sales and demographic trends.

Lincoln Square/Ravenswood
Market Report

Local News & Advice

Read helpful resources and articles related to the area.

How the Right Agent Can Give You the Edge in …

How the Right Agent Can Give You the Edge in …

In today's competitive housing market, multiple offers are the norm. So what sets one buyer apart from the …

Discover Chicago’s Top Dog-Friendly Beaches

Discover Chicago’s Top Dog-Friendly Beaches

Are you ready to enjoy sunny skies, fresh lake air, and endless fetch games with your furry friend? …

Chicago Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Chicago Summer Home Maintenance Tips

As summer arrives in Chicago, it's time to ensure your home is ready for the warm months ahead. …