Nelson Algren's House
You can’t go inside, but on the 3rd floor of this apartment building writer Nelson Algren created some of his greatest works about life...
Flat Iron Building
Galleries, studios and workshops fill the landmark Flat Iron Building, with contemporary painters, realist photographers, digital...
This nouveau speakeasy isn’t marked, so look for the mural-slathered, wood-panel building and the door topped by a yellow lightbulb....
Big Star Taqueria
Once a filling station, now a taco-serving honky-tonk bar helmed by a big-name Chicago chef (Paul Kahan). So goes gentrification in...
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Wicker Park information
The neighborhood's favorite green space is home to softball fields, a children's water playground, a winter ice rink, an active dog park, and indoor and outdoor movies.
Try to see a 16-Inch Softball game in action here. Chicago invented the game a century ago. It uses the same rules as normal softball, but with shorter games, a bigger, squishier ball and no gloves or mitts on the fielders. There's a league that plays in the park.