With proximity to nearly everything — downtown, shopping, culture, and Lake Michigan — the South Loop is a splendid place for living and leisure. With its unobstructed lake views offered at many recently erected high-rises, the South Loop neighborhood is the connection to downtown of the greater Near South Side community area. Historically an immensely popular neighborhood to visit, it's now a very fashionable place to live. With a convenient walking distances to the Loop and the Near North Side, non-residents easily assume the South Loop to be an extension of its two neighboring northern communities - and they're not necessarily wrong. It's still very much "downtown" Chicago - offering a hub of culture enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. Housing century's old museums, expansive park systems, Soldier Field and McCormack Place, and it being a gateway to the city's southside, the South Loop is an impressive and highly functional slice of Chicago.
Along Roosevelt Road - the neighborhood's shared boundary with The Loop - enjoy a mix of shops, amenities, and services which keep residents and visitors infinitely satisfied. Through the center of the neighborhood runs venerable Michigan Avenue and its world class reputation of world-class restaurants, bars, clubs, and shopping. The incredible Museum Campus adjacent to equally as incredible Grant Park, boasts three world-class institutions in the Adler Planetarium, The Field Museum of Natural History, and The Shedd Aquarium (with the Art Institute of Chicago being a very short walk in the neighboring Loop. For architecture buffs, there's the chance to live near (on in!) the Prairie Avenue Historic District, once the home to Chicago's Gilded Age elite. Culture and live music are accessible at the Arie Crown theater, and Charter One Pavilion, a 7,500 seat concert venue at Northerly Island which hosts some of the world's most popular musical acts. The island is also an urban nature sanctuary with year-round programming and spectacular views. Rounding it out, Soldier Field, home to the beloved Chicago Bears, and its neighbor McCormick Place Convention Center, sit near the southernmost boundary of the South Loop.
**Chicago consists of 77 official community areas, none of which is identified as the South Loop. The South Loop is considered a neighborhood within the Near South Side, which also consists of Bronzeville, Dearborn Park, and Prairie Shores. Below are the official stats for the greater Near South Side community area.
12-mo Single Family Median Home Price: $1,301,000 (as of 9/1/2021)
12-mo Condo/Townhome Median Home Price: $390,000 (as of 9/1/2021)
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