Rogers Park is located on the far north side of the City of Chicago along the lakefront, just south of Evanston. Rogers Park is the only community in the greater Chicagoland area that can boast claim to one and half miles of lakefront access along beautiful Lake Michigan. The beaches in Rogers Park are some of the most beautiful in all of Chicago.
Rogers Park is less than 10 miles from the “Loop” in downtown Chicago and is the gateway to the northern suburbs. “L” stops in Rogers Park and many CTA bus stops make ease of transportation around the greater Chicagoland area a tremendous asset for Rogers Park residents.
Rogers Park prides itself on being a racially, ethnically and economically diverse community. Over 80 ethnic languages are spoken in Rogers Park. Since Rogers Park is home to Loyola University and in very close proximity to Northwestern University in Evanston there is also an array of students and academics that call Rogers Park home.
Rogers Park has a vibrant arts community, ranging from live theater to visual arts and galleries. This is a neighborhood that welcomes and supports the arts. Lifeline Theatre, The Mayne Stage, Roman Susan, a “young, spry art space” and many others are venues that you can easily take advantage of as a resident of Rogers Park. Rogers Park has a wide array of shopping, restaurants, pubs and wonderful neighborhood coffee shops and scores an 86 as a walkable community by www.walkscore.com.
Rogers Park is a community that you should explore!