Get to Know Wrigleyville
Wrigleyville is bordered by Southport, Halsted, Roscoe and Byron, and is home to Wrigley Field and the Chicago Cubs. Brought to life by die-hard fans every summer, this neighborhood has a vibrant nightlife and hometown spirit.
Wrigleyville is part of Chicago’s Lakeview community. Its immediate neighbors include Lincoln Park, Belmont Harbor, Roscoe Village and parts of Uptown.
What to do in Wrigleyville
With a sports theme common in pubs and bars around the ballpark, there is always a game to watch in Wrigleyville. Sports bars rule the area, but it is much more than a sporting neighborhood.
Wrigleyville also has many excellent restaurants that range from Chicago-style hotdogs and fries and trendy comfort foods, to upscale full-service restaurants. Plus, there are ample clubs and venues to see live music and dance.
A part of the Lakeview community, there are also excellent theaters and some of the city’s most eclectic shops, all within walking distance. Plus, residents have easy access to Lake Shore Drive, Lake Michigan and Belmont Harbor. The area enjoys excellent public transportation, with convenient express bus routes downtown and CTA Red Line stops at Addison and Belmont.
Wrigleyville’s Distinctive Housing
Most notable is the housing directly across the street from Wrigley Field. These vintage apartment buildings have rooftop seating that are filled for every home game. Wrigleyville also boasts many beautifully rehabbed Victorian greystones, two- and three-flat buildings, and multi-unit condominiums. Just west of the ballpark is Alta Vista Terrace, a historic street with beautiful row houses that resemble an old English town.