Get to Know University Village
University Village, on the Near West Side, is undergoing an exciting period of development and rejuvenation. The ongoing, positive influence of University of Illinois at Chicago has dramatically changed the face of the area.
Today, urban dwellers who want to live and play close to work are converging on the area, attracted by its amazing location and excellent opportunity for growth. It has becoming a dynamic and desirable residential district, complete with a beautiful, park-like environment.
What to do in University Village
As University Village brushes up against Little Italy and Greektown, it is full of multi-cultural, artistic, family-owned restaurants and shops. Additionally, many cosmopolitan wine bars, restaurants and boutiques are sprouting up to add Chicago’s brand of chic to the area.
University Village is an easy 10-minute commute or drive to Chicago’s Loop, giving excellent access to Chicago’s financial district, world-class restaurants, theaters and shops.
Just as other communities of the city are being renewed, nearby Maxwell Street is being reborn. The famous street market now has a more permanent home with indoor/outdoor market stalls and ample parking.
University Village’s Distinctive Housing
University Village is where luxury townhomes and loft conversions intermix with renovated vintage rowhouses and two-flats. As it is growing in popularity, many consider it to be an excellent place to live and invest.