Chicago has been called a "city of neighborhoods" made up of homes, condos, lofts, flats and apartments. Each area has its own distinctive atmosphere,
which sometimes makes the city feel more like a long string of small towns. We'll set you up in the neighborhood that best suits your personality,
whether it's the quiet luxury of the Gold Coast, the hard-partying hijinks of Lakeview, the intellectual mindset of Hyde Park or somewhere in between.
Scroll through our roster of maps and descriptions and find out which 'hood you want to call home.
The city of Chicago can be divided up into five sections: downtown, north side, northwest side, west side and south side. Below are links to some of the more popular neighborhoods in each part of the city: