Where to Live in Old Town Triangle in Chicago

Old Town Triangle - Second City

If you are looking for a neighborhood with character, but not ready to give up the convenience and entertainment of a large city, you may want to begin your search for the perfect apartment in Old Town Triangle.

History of Old Town Triangle

Old Town, Chicago is filled with many historical buildings and landmarks. Old Town Triangle is a section of Old Town that is bordered by Clark, North, and Ogden streets. This triangle was formed because of a  civil defense map drawn up during World War II that was in the shape of a triangle. This triangle is one of the only areas does not adhere to the Chicago street grid system since it predates the Chicago Fire. Knowing the history of the Old Town Triangle helps paint a picture of the overall community culture.

Overview of Old Town Triangle

Old Town Triangle is set just north of the popular Wells Street attractions. This mini community is packed with old Victorian homes and quiet tree lined streets. We highlighted a few top restaurants and entertainment options if you are looking to step into the liviness of Old Town Triangle

Nookies is a family-owned local chain of casual American restaurants with all-day breakfasts and BYOB. This cozy spot is on the northern end of Wells Street and is a popular destination for brunch. A fun lunch spot is Corcoran’s Grill. Corcoran’s serves up pub food and drinks in a cozy indoor setting. There is also a large outdoor patio and second bar in the back area. Twin Anchors is a classic Old Town destination. This old-school tavern & barbecue restaurant founded in 1932 and was known for famous clientele such as Frank Sinatra. Geja’s Cafe has been around since 1965 and is a top destination for dinner dates. This cafe offers a menu filled with fondue options paired with numerous choices of wines. The interior space is romantic and intimate while the outdoor patio is set on the popular Armitage street.

If you are looking for live entertainment, check out Second City. This infamous comedy spot hosts popular sketch shows and improv classes. Second City is also known for its many famous alums that are now comedians, actors, and Saturday Night Live cast members.

Old Town Luxury Apartments

There are many Old Town apartment options that may be the best fit for your search criteria, depending on location, availability, features, and amenities. Here are a few of the best apartment buildings now leasing:

K Square – Located at 1749 N. Wells Street in Chicago’s Old Town Triangle, K Square is a modern apartment community featuring unique floor plans ranging from studios to spacious two bedroom apartments. Community amenities at K Square feature on-site maintenance, package receiving, off street parking, pet area, dog run, lobby, laundry facilities, high-speed internet, heated garage, bike racks as well as newly renovated amenities including a new state-of-the-art fitness center, community lounge, and pool. Apartments at K Square feature efficient stainless steel appliances, central air and heat, spacious closets, extra storage, and unparalleled views of the city.

Old Town Park– Old Town Park located at 1140 North Wells Street will offer all the amenities of Chicago luxury apartment building. The property is located centrally close to dining, shopping, and nightlife right on Wells Street. This 32-story tower features studio, one, two and three bedroom floor plans. Enjoy an outdoor escape with a heated pool, hot tub, loungers, and daybeds.

The Scott– The Scott Residences, at 211 W Scott Street, sits on bustling Wells Street. Property highlights include club lounge, demonstration kitchen, fitness center, rooftop sun deck with grills and fire pit, valet dry cleaning, billiards parlor, bike racks, storage lockers, package receiving, and a private dog run. The luxury apartments feature granite countertops, GE Artistry kitchen appliances, plank flooring, individually controlled heat and air conditioning, in-unit washer/dryer, ceramic bathroom flooring, high ceilings, and select units feature balconies/terraces.

How to Tour Them

When you find apartments that catch your eye, the next move is to schedule a tour in the property to get a better feel for the apartment and the building. The Luxury Living Team can work with you to secure a tour and assist you with the rental process.

Start considering Old Town Triangle for your future neighborhood today!

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About Katie Dickemann Katie serves as the Marketing Manager for Luxury Living Chicago Realty.  She is in charge of the marketing and project management for exclusive listings. She has been working in the marketing world for 8 years and enjoys [...]

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