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North Center Chicago

The Ultimate Guide to Moving Into North Center

Brought to you by Chicago’s Best North Center Movers

The North Center neighborhood is located on the north side of Chicago. Sometimes called the “heart of the North Side”, North Center is a historic-looking neighborhood full of modern family-friendly amenities. It’s defined by a strong, warm community focus and events designed to bring that community together. As your North Center movers, we’ll make sure you not only end up in the right place, but that you’ll be quickly ready to join the neighborhood.

With a total population of around 30,000 and a median age of 34, North Center is home to a range of singles, couples and families. There are also a number of kids, of all ages. Most adults have at least a bachelor’s degree, and most earn above $60k a year.

Originally populated by farmers and their tracts of land, North Center developed into a more residential and industrial area in the late 19th century. It was filled by European immigrants who left their mark on the area. North Center was home to a movie studio in the early 20th century, and an amusement park, Riverview Park, until 1967. A shopping plaza and some community buildings now stand on the park’s former site.

Now you’ve got the gist, here are some highlights—and basics—we found to help you start your best North Center life.

Things to Do in North Center

Best Restaurants in North Center

  • Pizza: Both deliver.
    Pete’s Pizza
    3737 N Western Ave. | (773)-463-7770
    Lou Malnati’s

    4340 N Lincoln Ave. | (773) 654-4000
  • Thai: Sticky Rice. Northern Thai with original twist.
    4018 N Western Ave. | (773)588-0133, (773)588-0120
  • Mexican/Asian: Dos Ricco’s. Fast, fresh, delivers.
    4064 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618 | (872) 206-5789, (817) 798-0942
  • German: Laschet’s Inn. Hearty pub food. Kitchen closed Mondays.
    2119 W Irving Park Rd. | (773) 478-7915
  • Vegetarian: Victory Banner Restaurant. Breakfast and lunch. Vegan options.
    2100 W. Roscoe St. | (773) 665-0227
  • BeveragesHalf Acre Beer Company.  Full food menu with unique brews.
    4257 N Lincoln Ave. | (773) 248-403

Best Bars in North Center

Grocery Stores in North Center

Coffee Shops in North Center

Pet Parks in North Center

  • The Barking Lot: Dog daycare and boarding.
    2442 W Irving Park Rd. | Daily 8am-6pm
  • Revere Park: Dog friendly.
    2509 W Irving Park Rd. | Daily 8am-6pm

Gyms in North Center

North Center Local Post Office and Delivery

  • US Post Office
    3635 N Lincoln Ave. | M-F 8am-5pm
  • UPS
    4044 N Lincoln Ave. | M-F 9am-7pm, Sat. 9am-5pm

Dry Cleaners in North Center

  • Ann Cleaners
    4157 N Damen Ave. | M-F 7am-7pm, Sat. 8:30am-5pm
  • Premier Cleaners
    3740 N Lincoln Ave. | M-F 7am-7pm, Sat. 8am-6pm
  • Top Cleaners
    3701 N Damen Ave. | M-F 7am-7pm, Sat. 8am-5pm

Parking in North Center

  • Visit Ward 47 for resident parking information

This has been a tiny sampling of the great things you’ll experience at your new North Center home. As a seasoned North Center moving company, we’ve learned all about the staples and cool places in the area. We’re happy to share more!

As you’re planning your big move, cross one major thing off your to-do list, and book North Center movers who’ll a take load of stress off your mind. Call us at New City Moving, and we’ll help you move safely, smoothly, and on-schedule, so you can settle right in and start living your greatest North Center life.

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Page Updated on November 16, 2018

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