Popular and trendy with a laid back aura, Roscoe Village possesses an inviting appeal year round. The self proclaimed "Village Within the City," this neighborhood resides within the larger Northcenter community. A strong real estate market defines this destination for young working professionals, couples, and families to live and play. The main strip of the neighborhood calls Roscoe Street its home, stretching from Western Ave eastward to Ravenswood Ave. A perfect marriage of residential condos and single family home share its space with a vibrant business district of restaurants, bars, boutique gyms, and so much more. With access to the Chicago River's banks at the far west end of North Center and conveniently adjacent to Lakeview to its west, Roscoe Village is northside's true western boundary into the higher end real estate market.
Don't let its quiet nature misguide your thinking, as this is a popular destination for not only residing but also social congregation. A relatively small pocket of town, the real estate can be difficult to come by, but that doesn't stop people from visiting it throughout the calendar year. In addition to plenty of restaurants and local taverns, its Chamber of Commerce keeps it a destination. Retro on Roscoe, Burger Fest, and Oyster Fest welcome droves of people every year to partake in the community atmosphere that is Roscoe Village. With the party below at street level, you'll see condo balconies full of revelry taking in the scenes.
A close knit community but also somewhat transient being part of the greater Northcenter area, there's always a new wave of young singles and families heading out its way to escape the busier life they experiences in their 20's and early 30's in areas like Lakeview and Lincoln Park. You're generally going to be amongst sociable, if not more mature, young working professionals as you walk the streets of Roscoe Village.
Chicago Public School District 299's provides desirable Lane Tech College Prep, the largest CPS high school, where a selectively enrolled student base from throughout the city is academically challenged. The popular Audubon School is where the majority of Roscoe Village's K-8 learners prepare for high school.
**Chicago consists of 77 official community areas, none of which is identified as Roscoe Village. Considered a neighborhood within the greater North Center community, which also consists of Northcenter, St. Ben's, and Hamlin Park. Below are the official stats for the greater North Center community area.
Population: ~ 35,000
12-mo Median Single Family Home Price: $1,175,000 (as of 9/1/2021)
12-mo Median Condo/Townhome Price: $455,000 (as of 9/1/2021)
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