South Loop has a lot to offer, including business and financial opportunity, green space and recreation, music and arts, nightlife, football (Chicago Bears), family-friendly activities, and history. Its diversity and proximity to university campuses make it an ideal home for those who like a neighborhood with eclectic energy. Even though it’s growing, residents report that it maintains a neighborly feel.
People love the South Loop due to its proximity to the water, a mix of downtown and traditional neighborhood feel and easy access to various forms of transportation.
South Loop is basically, Congress to 24th street and west is Clark to Lake Shore Drive.
South Loop boasts: Museum Campus, a 57-acre park and home to the Field Museum of Natural History, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Adler Planetarium. Museum Campus is also home to the Chicago Bears Soldier Field and to McCormick Place, an enormous convention center that hosts some of the country’s largest and most important trade shows and exhibits.
South Loop’s proximity to Lake Michigan and Northerly Island which houses a marina and summer concerts.
Public transportation is right out your door with the Green, Orange & Red Line at Roosevelt, CTA bus lines, 36 State, 34 Michigan, 22 Clark, 12 Roosevelt, 3 King Drive.
There are many housing options in the South Loop (but they don’t last long on the market), High-rise condominiums, single-family homes and townhouses.
Condo prices range from $175,000 to $2,000,000. Median $365,000.
Single-family homes (rare) average price is $1.4M-$2.65M.
Townhouses range from $790,000-$1,350,000.