Get to Know Greektown
Due west of the Loop, just over the expressway, is Greektown with its lively heritage, festive eateries and booming growth. Along with the other neighborhoods that make up the Near West Side, Greektown has been growing quickly to satisfy those who want to live and play close to downtown.
Also considered the West Loop, Greektown runs along Halsted Street between Madison and Van Buren. While it has many authentic Greek shops, bars, and restaurants, its residents are a diverse mix of urban dwellers.
What to do in Greektown
Greektown still has many traditional ethnic festivals and parades. Residents enjoy a range of excellent restaurants as well as proximity to other popular neighborhoods, such as Fulton Market and Little Italy. Once famous for its meat and produce markets (many of which still exist), nearby Randolph Street is now home to many of Chicago's premier restaurants.
Greektown's Distinctive Housing
This is an area where high-rise office buildings and residential towers co-exist with colorful open-air markets. Many of the high-rise condominium complexes offer a full range of conveniences from shopping to private health clubs.