From Wabash Avenue west to the Chicago River, and Merchandise Mart north to Chicago Avenue, River North is buzzing with top art galleries, restaurants and nightlife. There are plenty of luxury condos in River North, along with a mix of lofts, town houses, row houses and single family homes.
Whether you are into tasting food from different regions of the world, visiting a local art gallery or painting the town red at one of the vibrant nightclubs, River North sets the stage for the best.
River North is home to one of the country’s largest collection of galleries…believe it or not, second only to New York. Take that. The area is filled with all sorts of hidden gems, antique shops, specialty stores, hundreds of restaurants and, yes, even the Merchandise Mart for apparel, interior design and so much more; all of which is perfect for inspiring your Chicago home staging preparation when selling your home.
Subsections of River North include: the gallery district – home to many themed and tourist-oriented restaurants including Ed Debevic’s and Rainforest Cafe; “The Cathedral District” – an area with many new residential skyscrapers surrounding Holy Name Cathedral (Catholic) and St. James Cathedral (Episcopal); a design district – with shops and showrooms selling commercial and luxury interior furnishings; and Kingsbury Park – an area of newly built residential high rises, brick and timber or concrete lofts, row houses, townhouses and single family homes surrounding the six acre Ward Park.
River North is serviced by four CTA train stations, multiple bus lines, as well as quick access to the 90/94 expressway.