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West Ridge, more commonly referred to today as West Rogers Park, is Community Area 2 of 77 on the city's official list. It's also sometimes referred to as Nortown. Sub-neighborhoods include Arcadia Terrace and Peterson Park.

Its boundaries are, generally, Bryn Mawr Ave (5600 N) west of Western Ave (2400 W) and Peterson Ave (6000 N) east of Western north to Howard St (7600 N), and Ridge Ave (2200 - 1800 W) west to the North Channel of the Chicago River.

ZIP codes: 60645, 60659, 60626.

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U Lucky Dawg site in West Rogers Park will remain sacred ground

6821 N Western Ave Chicago

For many Chicagoans there’s no piece of ground more sacred than the one that hosts their favorite hot dog stand. U Lucky Dawg, 6821 N Western Ave, closed not long after I took the above photo in July of 2008, and only several years after changing its name from Fluky’s. According to Crain’s Chicago Real ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 20, 2012
ChicagoFar North

Half-price sale on West Rogers Park’s “most luxurious home”

Lincolnwood Town Center

Five years ago yesterday we posted a roundup of selected new construction projects. One of the developments was a single-family home at 3118 W Wallen priced “from $2.6 million.” The home was in a block of vacant land marketed as the Estates of Regent Park, most of which went through foreclosure and became bank-owned. The ...

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Posted by Joe Zekas on June 15, 2012
ChicagoFar North

A renovated 3-bedroom in a West Rogers Park high-rise

West Rogers Park condo

A West Rogers Park high-rise? Winston Towers, in Chicago’s West Rogers Park neighborhood, comprises 5 high-rise buildings in a park-like setting. It’s a complex that plays well above its price range, and that’s often taken to be in Lincolnwood, which is just across the North Shore Channel. Join Re/Max Premier Properties’ Charles Barenbrugge for a ...

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Posted by sponsored post on October 3, 2011
DealsChicagoFar North

Rental deal of the day: An updated 2/1 in West Rogers Park, priced at $1,050

6104 N Rockwell St, Chicago

Today’s rental deal of the day from Chicago Rentals Direct is one of their newest listings: an updated two-bedroom / one-bath at 6104 N Rockwell St in West Rogers Park (just around the corner from Green Briar Park), priced at $1,050 a month. The 840 square-foot home, located on the third floor of a professionally ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on April 7, 2011
ChicagoFar North

Feeling more pain in West Ridge

Last month, following a tip from Matt Garrison, we took a look at the “devastated” condo conversion market around Devon and Western avenues in West Ridge. That post came to mind last week, as I read that many of Devon’s Jewish stores were closing down or, in the case of Rosenblum’s World of Judaica, moving to the ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on June 3, 2010
ChicagoNorthwest Side

Shark bites: "Devastation" in West Rogers Park's condo conversions

Yesterday afternoon I received an e-mail from CondoShark.com‘s Matt Garrison focusing on two topics: the types of buyers who are active in the post-tax credit world, and neighborhoods that are continuing to suffer in today’s market. Here’s some of what he had to say: I have dozens of CondoShark buyers who are just waiting for ...

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Posted by sponsored post on May 7, 2010
ChicagoFar North

Neighborhoods for the rest of us: Peterson Park

One of the oddest facts about the Peterson Park neighborhood on Chicago’s Northwest Side is that that the 24-acre Peterson Park doesn’t actually lie within its boundaries. Peterson Park (the neighborhood) is a small wedge of West Ridge bounded by Bryn Mawr, Lincoln, and California avenues, and the eastern bank of the Chicago River. Peterson ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on October 5, 2009
ChicagoNorthwest Side

New homes sprouting up in Arcadia Terrace

When George Furla makes his case for the Arcadia Terrace section of West Rogers Park, he focuses on the neighborhood’s proximity to public spaces like Mather, Legion, Hollywood, and Green Briar parks, its mix of public and Hebrew schools, and the “melting pot” of small Asian and Middle Eastern restaurants dotting the map. Amidst those ...

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Posted by Joseph Askins on September 30, 2009