Get to Know Albany Park
Along the Chicago River and just east of the Edens Expressway lies Albany Park. This neighborhood dates from the post- World War I era to the post-World War II era and encompasses North Mayfair and Ravenswood Manor, two smaller neighborhoods. Albany Park's main thoroughfares are Lawrence and Kedzie Avenues.
What to do in Albany Park
It is an ideal location for those who commute into the city and/or the suburbs, as it is well situated between O'hare International Airport and downtown Chicago. It features ample public transportation via CTA buses and the Brown Line.
Albany Park's proximity to the Chicago River provides many picturesque views and parks, with many sporting and recreational activities. Residents fortunate to have river access may enjoy boating and fishing.
Residents are proud of their various cultures as seen in the refreshing mix of ethnic restaurants, shops and food markets. It's a place to enjoy find Korean, Indian, Middle Eastern and Thai restaurants, all within a few blocks of each other.
Albany Park's Distinctive Housing
Albany Park offers a wide variety of vintage homes and apartment buildings, ranging from two-flats to large courtyard buildings. Although growing in popularity, it is still possible to find affordable single-family homes and spacious condominiums in Albany Park.