About Noble Square
Current Prices: $190,000 to $1,600,000
Closed Prices: $213,000 to $1,150,000
Median Sale Price: $538,500
Average $ per sq ft: $338
Association Fee Ranges: $76 to $343/mo, $0 to $295
Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home
Age: 1879 to 2023
Sq. Ft.: 700 to 3526 Sq. Ft.
Bedrooms: 0 to 4 Bedrooms
Bathrooms: 1 to 4 Bathrooms
Getting Around Noble Square
Around Noble Square
Idyllic homes and condominiums can be found throughout the neighborhood. Some newly renovated properties are located between Augusta and Chicago Avenues. The northern half of Noble Square offers single-family homes, two and three-flats, and multi-unit condominiums within walking distance of the Blue Line and Milwaukee Avenue. Generally, Noble Square features contemporary and classic housing styles that are charming and well-kept.
The price point in Noble Square asks a bit more of its residents than in surrounding areas. Although prices on the whole are high for the West Side, the price per square foot is a little more forgiving, meaning that, yes, you will be paying more for the home, but will generally be receiving more space. Noble Square is great if you're looking for a starter home but with room to grow. Given the popularity of the area, single-family homes are difficult to come by, but do come on the market every now again, rewarding the eagle-eyed home shopper.
Noble Square features some unique and delicious dining options. Fantastic Mexican and seafood cuisine can be found along Ashland Avenue. La Pasadita is a well-loved taqueria that’s open late while El Barco Mariscos offers a seafood-focused menu and a colorful porch. Alegrias is another option for Mexican-style seafood that offers heaping platters and lets you BYOB. Elsewhere in the neighborhood, on Milwaukee or Chicago Avenue, you can find Thai, Cuban, and Middle Eastern cuisine as well as upscale American fare.
This is a laid-back part of town with amenities making it a comfortable place to live for newcomers and longtime Chicagoans alike. There aren't a lot of crowds except during peak times on major streets. This area has a history of agencies and public service ventures offering assistance to immigrants and those in need throughout West Town.
Unique and intimate dive bars are characteristic of this part of West Town. Noble Square has some great venues for a Friday night out with friends. Beauty Bar offers manicures and full salon services in a casual lounge area with drinks and appetizers. Elsewhere, nightclubs host wild dance parties while storied taverns cater to a low-key clientele.
Noble Square has eclectic shopping and unique vendors, many of which offer Polish and traditional items. A relaxed Sunday in Eckhart Park may lead to a stroll through this classic Chicago neighborhood and a visit to the Polish Museum of America.
Public transportation is a bit of a nonstarter in Noble Square. There are some bus routes that run along east/west along Division Avenue and Chicago Avenue and diagonally along Milwaukee Avenue, but there is no 'L' stop, unless you want to cross over into River West or Wicker Park, which have Blue Line stops. Traffic in this neighborhood mainly consists of spillover from downtown but tends to move fairly quickly, so getting home from your office should be relatively painless, even if your weekly grocery run will not be especially convenient.
- Easy of access to amenities and services
- Proximity to the Blue Line and Kennedy Expressway
- Unique nightlife and dining options
Locals Don't Love
- High prices for homes
- Traffic from the expressway
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