Chicago Historic Landmark Districts

860-880 Lake Shore Drive

Mies Van Der Rohe co-op buildings on Lake Shore Drive.  Search  Map  Link 

Old Town

Built after the Chicago Fire of 1871, these frame homes pre-date the ban on wood construction imposed soon after the devastation. One of the earliest neighborhood revitalization programs in the U.S.  Search  Map

alta vista terrace

Alta Vista Terrace

Lakeview’s own English Street! Incomparable block on Chicago’s north side.  Search  Map

Astor Street District

Chicago’s most exclusive neighborhood, since Potter and Bertha Palmer made this their home at the turn of the century.  Search  Map

Dover Street

Dover Street-Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood with grand mansions for reasonable prices!  Search   Map

East Lake Shore Drive

Luxury Condos and Co-ops just off Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile-overlooking Oak Street Beach and Lake Michigan.  Search Map

East Village

On Chicago’s near west side, East Village offers charming cottages and 2-flats.  Search

Hutchinson Street

Prominent Chicago architects, such as George Maher, designed these grand homes on oversized Chicago lots.  Search

Logan Square Boulevard

One of Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods, Logan Square offers grand graystones, fabulous 2-flats, and brick single family homes.   Search

McCormick Row House District

In the DePaul neighborhood, these terrific rowhouses are  historic gems!  Search

Mid-North District

Lincoln Park’s Mid-North Historic District offers single family homes and condos.

Palmolive Building

This Holabird and Root building was owned by Colgate-Palmolive Peet Corporation, and was once known as the Playboy Building. Located at 159 E Walton, it’s across from the Drake Hotel, just steps from Michigan Avenue. Search

Printing House Row District

South Loop’s Printers Row Historic District offers condominiums and lofts.  Search

Ukrainian Village District

Today, Ukrainian Village is one of Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods- attracting young people with the vibrant night life, hip restaurants, and close proximity to Chicago’s loop.  Search

Wicker Park District

Wicker Park, one of Chicago’s hippest neighborhoods, is located on the west side. Conveniently located with popular restaurants, nightlife, and trendy shops. Search

The Villa Historic District

One of Chicago’s treasures- located at Addison/Kennedy Expressway-all homes are on double lots. Boulevard Streets and a close-knit community mean homes don’t turn over very often.   Search

NPS National Registry of Historic Places

National Register of Historic Places

Alta Vista Terrace

Near Wrigley Field in Lakeview, this English Street is a blast from the past!  Search

Buena Park

Buena Park is located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood- grand homes and reasonably priced condos near Lake Shore Drive and the park.  Search

5510 Sheridan

The Renaissance- grand vintage condominiums one block from Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan.   Search

Castlewood Terrace

Many of these large homes in Margate Park were built by the film stars of the 1920’s who worked at Esssanay Studios.

East Ravenswood

East Ravenswood-known for large homes on long/wide lots- it straddles Lakeview, Uptown, Lincoln Square and Edgewater neighborhoods.  Search Map

East Village

East Village- on Chicago’s near west side Search

Edgewater Beach Apartments

Benjamin Marshall building, built in 1928, with 300 co-op apartments, it’s on Lake Shore Drive in the Bryn Mawr Historic District.   Search

Falconer Bungalow District

One of Chicago’s great historic bungalow districts!    Search 

Gold Coast

Chicago’s most luxurious neighborhood!   Search


Lakeview offers great night life, historic graystones, vintage condos, 2-4 flats, and Wrigley Field!    Search

Lakewood Balmoral

One of 2015’s top 7 neighborhoods in the U.S.! Turn of the century homes on wide lots, just a couple blocks from Lake Shore Drive and the park!  Search 

Logan Square

The boulevards of Logan, Kedzie, and Palmer offer grand homes in the Prairie, Victorian, Romanesque, and Tudor Revival styles.

North Mayfair

Charming Bungalows on Chicago’s north side!  Search 

Ravenswood Manor

On Chicago’s north side, the neighborhood includes many bungalow, and some homes on the Chicago River have their own docks.   Search

Rogers Park Manor

This bungalow district was built in the 1920’s, with great diversity of design. Many homes have polygonal front bays and side entrances.   Search


The Sauganash neighborhood was built betwen 1912 and 1950- one of Chicago’s first suburbs. Now part of the city, it’s conveniently located near the Edens Expy and Peterson Ave.   Search

Sheffield Historic District

Located in Lincoln Park’s DePaul neighborhood, these 19th century homes are a treasure.   Search

Sheridan Park

Uptown historic district with grand houses on oversized lots.   Search 

Talman West Ridge

Historic Chicago Bungalow neighborhood on Chicago’s north side.  Search

Wicker Park

Wicker Park- hot Chicago neighborhood just west of the Kennedy Expressway.    Search

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