Get to Know Budlong Woods
Budlong Woods is part of the Lincoln Square community that includes Bowmanville, Ravenswood, Ravenswood Gardens and Lincoln Square. On the quiet, northwest side of Chicago, the boundaries of Budlong Woods are Bryn Mawr, Foster, Western and the Chicago River.
What to do in Budlong Woods
Budlong Woods itself has many community-oriented restaurants, taverns and shops. With the Chicago River running through it, the area has many beautiful green spaces and less congestion. Plus, it has easy access to the bustling Lincoln Square and Andersonville neighborhoods.
For commuters, Budlong Woods is equally close to Lake Shore Drive and the Edens Expressway (route 94). It also has a CTA Brown Line stop at California, and many convenient bus routes.
Budlong Woods’ Distinctive Housing
With home prices skyrocketing in lakefront and more crowded neighborhoods, many urban dwellers move to Budlong Woods before considering a less desirable location in the suburbs. The generally well-kept housing in Budlong Woods is predominately two-flats, frame cottages and brick bungalows, many with enviably large yards.