A river runs through it: a journey through the Northwest Side

Kids play in Gompers Park, at the edge of the Albany Park and North Park neighborhoods

In the August issue of New Homes Magazine, which hit the stands late last week, writer Michael Austin charts a course along the Chicago River through the Northwest Side:

The neighborhoods that the river traverses as it snakes through the Northwest Side of Chicago range from urban and eclectic to solidly middle class, verging on suburban. Each has its own character, but all have drawn growing numbers of homebuyers – and builders – across a waterway once treated as little more than an open sewer.

Read the full story at New Homes Magazine online.

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