Trendy restaurants and independent shops mingle with classic neighborhood spots and unique artists galleries in one of Chicago's most established and eclectic west side neighborhoods. Bucktown is a mecca of popular dining establishments that attract people from all over the city to enjoy a nice dinner out or just grab a bite before heading off to catch a live music show. The menu choices in Bucktown are endless, covering all the culinary cravings, and the nightlife here is just as satisfying with block after block of hip lounges, packed pubs and casual bars that all host live bands and DJs to keep the party going until close. On top of being one of Chicago's most sought-after weekend hangouts, the neighborhood is also home to a thriving art and theater scene. Poetry readings and one-man comedy acts share the stage with traveling musicians and local painters.
Bucktown's historic past can also be seen through its real estate, which includes one-hundred-year-old buildings, cobblestone paths, and remarkable churches are remnants of the early Polish immigrants.
While the neighborhood's past is evident, so is its future. Ordinary cottages have been replaced by refurbished condominiums decked out with skylights, sophisticated interiors and innovative floor plans are ideal homes for the young adults flocking to Bucktown in droves.
Contemporary architectural designs are found next to vintage buildings that line the urban blocks of this near northwest side Chicago neighborhood. Because of its status as a hotspot to live, a good portion of the properties in Bucktown offer home buyers sexy and sleek features like granite kitchen countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and remodeled bathrooms and not to mention private balconies and rooftop patios.
Even families are falling for Bucktown's charm. Developers have been at it in trying to meet their demands with single-family homes in the neighborhood