Six Corners

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$150,000 to $439,900
  • Closed Prices:$124,900 to $601,900
  • Median Sale Price:$289,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$212
  • Association Fee Ranges:$90 to $250/mo,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1895 to 2007
  • Sq. Ft.:650 to 3,750Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:1 to 5Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 3Bathrooms

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Homes for Sale

Six Corners features a range of home designs and prices to accommodate a variety of price points. Most common in this neighborhood are single-family homes, which usually have home owner association fees ranging from $80 to $300, and taxes for the year range from as low as $2,886 to as high as $9,347. There are also a variety of attached homes. Those usually have home owner association fees ranging from $80 to $300, and taxes for the year can range from $2,986 to $7,835. It is typical for the homes in the community to have unfinished basements. The neighborhood maintains a cozy feel with homesites averaging around a quarter acre. Many of the residences located within this community come with garages as well as assigned parking.

Where to Live

Condominiums sit atop the neighborhood’s storefronts surrounding the main intersection of Milwaukee, Irving Park, and Cicero. Away from the main avenues, bungalows and two-story homes predominate, sitting on lots that are unusually large for city homes. Metra and CTA trains can be accessed just north of the area, where I-90 meets I-94.

Where to Eat

The Six Corners in Portage Park leans towards fast casual more than high-end fare, specializing in ethnic food but still offering Chicago mainstays. Asian restaurants sit next to Ecuadorian and Colombian establishments. For late-night grub, deep-dish pizza, hot dogs, and fast-food places are scattered along Milwaukee, Cicero, and Irving Park.

What You'll See

Portage Park has been a historically family-friendly neighborhood since the 1840's and not much has changed since then. Children often play on the deep front lawns and families can be seen visiting with neighbors. Shoppers still frequent the main intersection, though not in the numbers seen during the area’s commercial peak. Community leaders are hoping to change that, and several developments are in the works to attract more business.

Friday Night Fun

Start with a show at the neighborhood's historic Portage Theater, a neighborhood institution since 1920 that hosts concerts, film festivals, and special events. Live theater is also a popular option up the street at the Filament Theater. Venturing farther up Milwaukee Avenue, there are low-key taverns, unassuming dive bars, and even a resurgent brew pub scene. Irving Park also has it’s own selection of bars, specializing in live music.

The Perfect Sunday

Any of the cafes along Cicero and Irving Park Avenue are a great place to start your day. After brunch, check out the new exhibit at the National Veterans Art Museum, a neighborhood institution that features over 2,500 pieces of art created by veterans. Get your weekly shopping done at the historic Sears, a location that has been open since 1938 and was the first to be air conditioned. End the day by taking a stroll through Dickinson Park.

Locals Love

Strong Sense of Community • Quiet, Family-Friendly Neighborhood • Historically Charming • Diverse Lineup of Businesses.

Locals Don't Love

Traffic Congestion • Lack of Nightlife • Distance from Downtown.

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