Chicago City & Neighborhood Parking
The city of Chicago is said to have upwards of 200 neighborhoods categorized by 77 different community areas and nine different districts. With all these people who fondly call Chicago home, all commuters, and not to mention all tourists, the city streets get jam-packed. Consequently, Chicago City & Neighborhood parking can be a massive challenge. That is where ParqEx steps in to help. Commuting to Chicago and need to find parking? Do you live in Chicago and still have trouble finding parking? Visiting Chicago and worried about finding safe and secure parking? Use the ParqEx app to find the perfect parking spot before you even get into your car.
Need Hyde Park parking? Excellent, we have you covered. What about parking along the Magnificent Mile? We have that too! Here are some of the most popular Chicago neighborhoods, with their respective parking.
Are you looking to shop local small Chicago-based businesses? If so, there is no better neighborhood in Chicago to check out than Andersonville, as this quaint neighborhood claims to have started the “shop local” trend. Walking up and down these streets, you will find local favorites such as the Women and Children First Bookstore, Alleycat Comics, and the Andersonville Galleria. Are you searching for a sizeable LGBTQ+ community? Then, Andersonville is the place for you. Find Andersonville parking.
Are you a history buff? Are you interested in learning about Chicago’s World Fair back in 1893? Do you want to walk the streets that President Barack Obama frequented when he was a Chicago resident? Do you want to visit the Museum of Science and Industry? Are you looking to enjoy a day outside along the shores of Lake Michigan? The Hyde Park neighborhood will provide. Find Hyde Park parking.
Are you looking for the next cool thing? The Logan Square neighborhood is always finding the next trend. This community is packed with musicians, artists, and creative individuals constantly looking for what is next. For example, have you ever wanted to go to an underground film festival? If so, check out the Logan Theatre. Are you hoping to enjoy a farmers’ market? Logan Square’s Farmers’ Market is held every Sunday from May to October. Enjoy your time in Logan Square and find parking.
Are you in need of some cool and hip Latino culture? Are you looking to visit a neighborhood with a solid artistic vibe? Are you craving some trendy eateries and Mexican cuisine? Are you into the music scene? The Pilsen neighborhood will check all of those requisites. If you are visiting Pilsen, be sure to visit the National Museum of Mexican Art. If you want even more art, this neighborhood has a monthly 2nd Fridays Gallery Night where galleries open their doors to the public free of charge. Finally, if you desire to dip your toe into the Pilsen music scene, the Thalia Hall is a great place to start. Find Pilsen parking.
Once an industrial zone, the West Loop is now considered one of Chicago’s chicest foodie-oriented neighborhoods. Randolph Street, colloquially known as Restaurant Row, is home to some of the city’s favorite restaurants such as Au Cheval, Girl & The Goat, and Bar Siena. In addition, the nearby Fulton Market is a perfect hub for galleries, local shops, restaurants, and some boutique hotels. Find West Loop parking.
Are you looking to catch a little Chicago Cubs fever? There is no place better than Wrigleyville. Wrigley Field, home to the Chicago Cubs, is surrounded by sports bars, souvenir shops, restaurants, and hotels. Find Wrigleyville parking.
Bronzeville, a center for African-American life and culture in Chicago, is fondly remembered to have been home to famous individuals like Ida B. Wells, Pulitzer Prize winner Gwendolyn Brooks, iconic musician Louis Armstrong, and the Marx Brothers. Today, Bronzeville is the epicenter for jazz, blues, arts, and civil rights. Are you visiting Bronzeville? Jump on the Bronzeville Art Districts’ Trolley Tour to learn more about this neighborhood’s art. Find Bronzeville parking.
Are you looking for the mecca of LGBTQ+ communities in Chicago? Look no further than Boystown! Proudly known as the first recognized gay community in the United States, Boystown is easily identifiable with rainbows on every corner. Chicago’s Pride Parade site is home to stellar nightlife, fantastic dining options, and funky boutiques! Are you looking for an authentic taste of Boystown? Be sure to visit the Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club along with the highly-rated restaurant Wood. Find Boystown parking.
Is the hipster vibe your thing? Use The 606, a repurposed railroad, for an elevated 2.7-mile walk above the neighborhood. The Wicker Park community has several coffee shops, record shops, and vintage shops for you to browse through. Are you into the nightlife scene? Wicker Park is home to dive bars, speakeasies, pubs, music venues, and clubs. Visit Violet Hour for some craft cocktails. Are you hoping to find a nice rooftop bar? Go check out the bar in the Robey Hotel and enjoy the city skyline. Find Wicker Park parking.
This historic neighborhood is not only a gorgeous neighborhood with some of the most awe-inspiring homes and buildings. It is also home to great boutiques, favorite watering holes such as Old Town Ale House, historic speakeasies like Twin Anchors, and the Old Town Art Fair. It is essential not to forget that the Old Town neighborhood is home to the famous comedy club, The Second City. Legendary comedians like Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Steve Carrell, Jane Lynch, and Chris Farley are just a few of Second City’s names. Have fun visiting this neighborhood and find Old Town parking.
Home to Chicago’s other MLB team, the White Sox, the Bridgeport neighborhood is one of the most diverse in Chicago. Along with several sports bars, Bridgeport is home to a vibrant art scene. If you are checking out this community, visit the Bridgeport Art Center and Zhou B Art Center. Check out all things Bridgeport and find parking.
Are you visiting a friend at Loyola University? Are you hoping to enjoy a lakeside neighborhood? Are you searching for a theatre scene? Are you looking for an area with diverse dining options from all around the world? Are you an architecture buff looking for further education? The Rogers Park neighborhood has all these options. Find Rogers Park parking.
Near Chicago’s central business district, the River North neighborhood is a popular spot for after-work drinks and meals. Moreover, this bustling community has an impressive nightlife scene, restaurant selection, and art galleries. Are you craving an authentic Italian meal? Grab a table at Eataly! Are you seeking some tropical vibes in the city? Check out Three Dots and a Dash! Do you want a colossal cocktail? There is no better place than The Bassment. Find River North parking.
Are you a nature lover? Visit the Lincoln Park neighborhood for perfectly manicured grounds, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Lakefront Trail, the Nature Boardwalk, and Theatre on the Lake. Lincoln Park has more than just nature! If you are looking for beautiful boutiques, Lincoln Park provides. Similar to all other neighborhoods in Chicago, the Lincoln Park neighborhood has excellent dining options. Are you looking to dine at one of the top restaurants in the world? Reserve a table at Alinea. Do you want to enjoy a Michelin-starred meal? Book a table at Boka. The Lincoln Park neighborhood is a favorite! Find Lincoln Park parking.
Do you want to visit southeast Asia without having to purchase an airline ticket? You are in luck. Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood will transport you to Asia at a comparatively minimal fee. In this neighborhood, you can snag a perfect Instagram post of the ornate Guardian Lions, enjoy the Lunar New Year Parade, and grab a delicious and authentic mooncake at Chiu Quon. Find Chinatown parking.
Are you visiting Chicago for the shopping scene? Then it is an absolute must to see the Magnificent Mile, one of the most famous shopping areas in the entire world. In addition to all the shops and boutiques all along “The Mag Mile,” Water Tower Place is a multi-floor shopping mall filled with numerous Chicago-only shops. Looking for a gorgeous panoramic view of the city? Visit 360 Chicago. Do you want more stunning views mixed with cocktails? Grab a table in The Signature Room. Are you visiting Chicago and wanting to stay on the “Mag Mile?” Then, the legendary Drake Hotel is the perfect hotel for you. The Magnificent Mile is loaded with fun spots to visit. Find Magnificent Mile parking.
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