This industrial neighborhood is one of the fastest-growing residential areas in Chicago.
Renovated · Industrial · Commutable · Condos
Fulton River District is one of the fastest-growing residential areas in Chicago. Close to River North and The Loop, the neighborhood was once home to Chicago’s transportation and warehouse industries. Here, you’ll now find a mix of re-purposed lofts and high-rise apartments just north of West Loop and West Loop Gate. Since this neighborhood was originally used for industrial purposes, residents won’t find much greenery in this area. However, there are extensive restaurant options and easy access to grocery stores.
The Fulton River District neighborhood is home to many Chicago favorites, including Blommer Chocolate Factory (so expect the faint smell of chocolate from time to time). The offices of Fulton Market and The Loop are only a short walk away, and many residents live here for an easy commute.
Fulton River District Neighborhood Guide
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Residents live in converted loft apartments and newer high-rise buildings. Expect to see professionals rushing to and from work and locals walking to their favorite neighborhood spots. This area comes alive after 5 pm, with many after-work happy hour options and great local nightlife spots. This neighborhood provides all the luxuries of urban living: a short commute to work and nightlife options right outside your doorstep.
Residents should take advantage of all of the restaurants and bar options Fulton River District has to offer. Head to St Lou’s assembly for a great meal before heading to its attached bar, Money Gun, for a craft cocktail (or two!). For a traditional Italian dinner, try out Piccolo Sogno; we promise it will be your new favorite. Find the central hub of Fulton River District’s restaurants and bars on the intersection of Grand Avenue, Halsted Street, and Milwaukee Avenue for endless options.
Things to Know
Fulton River District is a commuter’s haven with easy access to the CTA Blue Line, Green Line, and Pink Line. It is also a short walk away from Metra trains at Ogilvie Station. You won’t get a quiet, neighborhood feel here, but you’ll be in the heart of the city with easy access to everything you may need. The prices in Fulton River District are generally more affordable than other nearby neighborhoods.