River West


Neighborhood Description

The small area within West Town east of the Kennedy Expressway, along and east of Milwaukee Avenue between roughly Hubbard (330 N) and Augusta (1000 N), is referred to as River West, complementing the River North area of the Near North Side. The small area is further bisected by the elevated Union Pacific railroad tracks. It contains large loft buildings, most now converted to residential use; several infill housing developments; St. John Cantius church; the Chicago Tribune's Freedom Center printing facility; and a few blocks of historic residential fabric.  Rent Smart Chicago is your resource for Chicago apartments, lofts, condos and homes in River West.

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