Design, fine art, high-style, and all things cosmopolitan describe the sensational chic flair River North has to offer. The best part is, if it’s fine dining and creative craft mixologists to make your cocktail just right, River North has plenty, too.
Located south of Chicago Avenue, west of Michigan Avenue, and in between the curve of the Chicago River, River North is named for being north of the Chicago River. It is attractive to young professionals for having the best of the best – among its cache, access to all that downtown has to offer, and only a bridge away from the Loop and the city’s business and financial districts.
While visitors flock to River North for the very fun touristy hot spots to dine, locals relish the posh establishments that have given the neighborhood the personality it has earned.
Whether you the love live music at the renowned House of Blues, shopping at world-famed Merchandise Mart, with its endless city blocks of showrooms upon showrooms of some of the world’s most plush interiors, or working out with the elite, at the elite East Bank Club, you are in a home all your own here.
The art gallery district is often referred to as SuHu, a similar community to New York’s SoHo, for being hubbed near Superior and Huron Streets. The art dealers are distinct, and their passion in their galleries is apparent. Works of all types, from various mediums from across the globe, can be found here. From sculptures, large-scale prints, abstract paintings, and antiques, your taste and budget can take you from one end to the other, with much to enjoy in between.
River North has an extraordinary array of housing stock. From a recently revamped building that once housed Montgomery Ward to now being home to large condos, to the iconic dual corncob buildings, Marina City, on the Chicago River. The history and style are as rich and diverse as the offerings of the neighborhood. Luxury townhouses that are newer to the neighborhood, as well as warehouse-style loft condos throughout, make this one very special place to call home.