Albany Park

Albany Park boasts the title of one of Chicago's most ethnically diverse neighborhoods, and is actually one of the most diverse in the United States, according to the North River Commission. Along with this comes an array of highly regarded multicultural restaurants including local favorites Noon-O-Kabab and Semiramis. The Lawrence Avenue corridor is home to many independently owned grocery stores and several Korean, Middle Eastern and Mexican restaurants. Overall, the industry finds that Albany Park attracts value-driven buyers including young families, professionals and entrepreneurs. The charming cultural diversity and organic vibe of the neighborhood often leads those who planned on buying in the area for value to staying long term and calling it home. The neighborhood has also seen a steady growth of new construction properties over the last few years drawing in those who prefer more modern living. | Eat: Noon-O-Kabab, Semiramis, Beijo de Chocolate, Finch's Beer Company | Shop: Blue Buddah Boutique, Andy's Fruit Ranch | Play: Annual Restaurant Crawl & Summer Concerts, Albany Park Theater Project, Ronan Park

Albany Park

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