Attractions

Gallery in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Intuit: The Center for Intuitive & Outsider Art

Behold the museum-like collection of folk art, including watercolors by famed local Henry Darger. In the back room Intuit has re-created Darger's awesomely cluttered studio, complete with balls of twine, teetering s…
Museum in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Step into the bright white storefront and make a choice. To the right is the permanent collection of mod, colorful paintings and sculpture (which rotates a few times per year). To the left are the playful and provoc…
Arts Center in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Flat Iron Building

Galleries, studios and workshops fill the landmark Flat Iron Building, with contemporary painters, realist photographers, digital animators, pop-art printmakers, experimental videographers and metal sculptors all do…
Gallery in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Document Gallery

Document organizes exhibitions of contemporary photography, film and media-based works by emerging national and international artists. It shares its large space with three other galleries, and the stretch of Chicago…
Gallery in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Monique Meloche Gallery

One of Chicago's taste-makers, this gallery features provocative paintings, neon and mixed media. If nothing else, have a look at the 'wall' that shows works through huge windows to engage passersby on Division St.
Museum in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Polish Museum of America

If you don’t know Pulaski from a pierogi, this is the place to get the scoop on Polish culture. It’s one of the oldest ethnic museums in the country, crammed with traditional Polish costumes, WWII artifacts, ship mo…
Historic Site in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Nelson Algren's House

On the 3rd floor of this apartment building writer Nelson Algren created some of his greatest works about life in the once down-and-out neighborhood. A plaque marks the spot, though unfortunately you can't go inside…
Park in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Wicker Park

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.
Church in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Cathedral

This church looks like it was scooped straight out of the Russian countryside and deposited here. But famed Chicago architect Louis Sullivan actually designed the 1903 stunner and its octagonal dome, front bell towe…
Church in Wicker Park, Bucktown & Ukrainian Village

Saints Volodymyr & Olha Church

This church was founded by traditionalists from nearby St Nicholas cathedral, who broke away over liturgical differences and built this showy church in 1975. It makes up for its paucity of domes (only five) with a m…