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The Old Town of Chicago

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Has its own vibe.

A very nice part of Chicago. It is a little more laid back than downtown. Very nice restaurants... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
McWett
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Nice area

Lovely suburb within the city. Lots to see and do in respect of independent boutiques and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
IAN D
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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19 Sep 2018
“Has its own vibe.”
9 Sep 2018
“Nice area”
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice part of Chicago. It is a little more laid back than downtown. Very nice restaurants, bars and architecture. Worth visiting.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Lovely suburb within the city. Lots to see and do in respect of independent boutiques and restaurants. Home to second city and Old town ale house with its history.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 26 August 2018

I like my time walking around this part of Chicago. The building were charming. It was nice to get away from the hustle bustle of downtown. It is nice are of shops and restaurants.

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Walking around Old Town is a pleasure. The brick buildings and charming balconies are a treat. You’ll find many restaurants there. It’s perfect!

Thank MelBr75
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you want a bit of peace and quiet from the hustle bustle of downtown, Old Town is the place to go. You got old buildings, cute cafes and storea to browse in and it's a lot quieter.

1  Thank Mulan H
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Nice city to visit. Walk and also take the architectural boat tour. You will be impressed how different and amazing Chicago architecture is. Visit Chicago been.

1  Thank TanyaUsh
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We walked through this area after eating at a local restaurant on nearby State Street. Nice area with a mix of homes shops and restaurants.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It is a great place for walking a taking pictures. Lots of great architecture. Wrought Iron fences. Beautiful doors. Second City Theatre is on Wells and North. Lincoln Park Zoo is in the area. Moody Bible Institute. Who knows you may go for a ride...More

2  Thank H M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Some really great restaurants on Wells, Plum market was convenient - fresh market with organic food and huge wine selection. Redline at Clark/Division made getting to the Loop super easy for tourist attractions. We found street parking for free. Felt safe despite a few homeless...More

Thank twincitiesmom2010
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Old Town has been restored to its position as a central neighborhood in Chicago with walkable streets, upgraded town houses, small parks, locally-owned shops, interesting restaurants and cafes and lively bars. A walk through its heart on State or Dearborn or Astor Streets is delightful...More

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