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The Near West Side is an area of Chicago, Illinois, west of the Loop and east of the Chicagoland expressway system. Near West Side is known to be one of the 77 official community areas of Chicago. The Near West Side Community Area includes the following neighborhoods: East Garfield Park, Near West Side, North Lawndale, River West, Tri-Taylor, University Village/Little Italy, and West Haven. The Near West Side is home to the United Center, the home stadium of the Chicago Bulls, and the Chicago Blackhawks. The Near West Side is also home to many educational institutions, including the University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Rush University Medical Center.

Things to Do In Near West Side

  • For example, visit the WNDR Museum’s interactive WNDR Light Floor or gaze at street art by Keith Haring.
  • Attend a Chicago Bulls or Chicago Blackhawks game at United Center in your club attire.
  • Bottom Lounge is a popular concert venue in Toronto, where you can dance the night away to bands like Vanner, Vacations, Code Orange, and more.
  • At the Union Park swimming pool, attend a concert, or play basketball or tennis at Union Park in the summer. The ComEd Recreation Center is home to an esports team, indoor football team, or floor hockey club.
  • At Jim’s Original, enjoy some Chi-town grub like the Polish Sausage Sandwich, Pork Chop Sandwich, or the Double burger.
  • Kong Dog specializes in corndogs with creative variations on the theme, such as the Cheeto Kong Dog, Churro Kong Dog, and Ramen Kong Dog.
  • At the Midwest Coast Brewing Company, get a taste of Chicago with drinks like the West Town Brown, Grazing Goat, and Ol’ Mav.
  • Crime Rate: (Calculated annually per 100,000 residents)Assault- 739.1
  • Murder – 40.4
  • Robbery – 453
  • Burglary – 671.2
  • Theft – 4,256.2
  • Motor Vehicle Theft – 620.4