North Side, Chicago

one of the three major sections of Chicago

The North Side is one of the neighborhoods of Chicago. It extends north of Central−Downtown Chicago, the West Side districts, and the Chicago River to the city's northern and northwestern borders.

Chicago communities

It is the most densely populated residential section of the city, and has a large middle and upper-class demographic.[1] It has many public parklands (such as the huge Lincoln Park) and miles of beaches along Lake Michigan to the city's northern limits.

Residential highrises line the waterfront in the eastern North Side. The district includes Eastern European, Puerto Rican, and other ethnic enclaves. It is the home of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.


  1. "Lakeview (Chicago, Illinois)". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 25 September 2013.