West Loop

You may have heard that the West Loop is the best Loop, and it might just be true.
This urban/industrial chic neighborhood is already a favorite with young, single, educated professionals. Living in the West Loop means you are in foodie paradise, mere blocks from some of the best dining in all of Chicago. And the West Loop has all of the amazing nightlife without all of the annoying tourists. Walkable to pretty much everything, including Whole Foods, Core Power Yoga, Restaurant Row and getting a ride to work or play couldn’t be easier.

Let me show you West Loop

Where is West Loop?

How to Get Around

96

WALK SCORE

West Loop is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Chicago

100

TRANSIT SCORE

Get around easily with quick access to trains, taxis and buses.

85

BIKE SCORE

Bike to work in minutes in this bikers paradise.

You'll Like This Neighborhood If...

MEDIAN RENT MEDIAN PRICE
1BD
$2,162
$500k
2BD
$2,885
$800k
3BD
$2,555
$1.2M

   What's cool in West Loop?   

Most of the activity in the West Loop is centered around the great bars and restaurants on Randolph Street, but it’s actually a very quiet neighborhood to live in. There’s a high chance that your neighbors will be young couples with new babies or puppies.

- West Loop Local

Bad Axe Throwing

Bad Axe Throwing

Channel your inner lumberjack at Bad Axe Throwing. For a fun night out with friends, book an urban axe throwing event.

City Winery

City Winery

What could be better than dinner, wine and a show? This venue showcases everyone from local musicians to big names.

BoozeBox

BoozeBox

Secret bar alert! Izakaya-style small plates are on the menu at this back alley sushi and cocktail bar.

Market Fresh
Hunt for treasures and tacos at the Maxwell Street Market, held every Sunday year round. Then head over to the Chicago French Market and grab ingredients to cook a gourmet meal at home or grab some specialty food at one of the 30+ artisan vendors in this unique food hall, reminiscent of a European market square.
Chicago has no shortage of specialty coffee roasters and local breweries and the best of the best can be found right in the West Loop. Beer lovers rejoice at Ballast Point Chicago, a brewpub and rooftop patio that serves tasty snacks and an unforgettable view of the Chicago skyline.
  • Sawada Coffee
  • La Colombe Coffee
  • Groundswell Coffee
  • BomboBar
  • Ballast Point Chicago
  • The Aberdeen Tap
Beans & Brews

 

Culture & Celebrations

 

Come for the gyros, stay for the culture. Visit Halsted street in Greektown to find to-die-for Greek cafes, bakeries and restaurants mostly run by Greek families for generations. Catch a performance or installation at Threewalls Gallery or hit up one of the many festivals that are a regular part of this happening neighborhood.
  • Taste of Randolph street
  • Threewalls Gallery
  • Greektown
  • West Loop Art Fest
  • Movies in the Park
  • Pitchfork Music Festival