The South Loop is one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Chicago. It is easy to find a new home that suits any taste or interest! Its proximity to many academic and cultural institutions and historic areas in the city has made the South Loop long a favorite destination for the culturally inclined. Located directly south of downtown Chicago, the South Loop offers new mid and high rise apartments and condos, and unique converted loft spaces. For those who prefer easy access to the city coupled with larger living spaces and lots to do, the South Loop is the perfect choice.
The South Loop mainly consists of mid to high rise condo buildings that have been built in recent years, along with unique loft-esque conversions and new builds like the Roosevelt Collection and
The South Loop gives you access to all of Chicago’s trains. The Red and Orange lines are at the corner of State and Roosevelt. There are buses that run along Clark, Michigan or Roosevelt that can take you numerous places as well.
The South Loop’s food scene mirrors its living options; more is coming, and great deals can be found. Stop by Gioco to get some great Italian food and make sure to inquire about the historical elements of the building. For something more filling try the burger and loaf of onion rings at Hackney’s. If you’re looking for a nice steak dinner at an intimate setting, try the Chicago Firehouse, a restaurant featured in the famous film Backdraft. If breakfast is your favorite meal, head on over to Yolk and try the French toast. It will quickly become apparent that it is one of the South Loop’s best breakfast places. From cutting edge cuisine in unique converted spaces to the familiar bar and grill on a tree-lined street, the South Loop has plenty of options.
After work or school, enjoy the many options for dining and entertainment in the area. Summer in the South Loop offers an unending schedule of great city events, especially with its proximity to Grant Park, where live concerts, outdoor movies and the city-wide food festival Taste of Chicago keep things interesting. From one of the largest and most diverse music fests in the country to the center of Chicago's cultural institutions, the South Loop is the perfect option for those that want everything. If you love food, you must check out the Taste of Chicago and the Chicago Gourmet Festival in Grant Park, or head to Soldier Field for a Ditka sighting. For the music fans out there, you must check out the Jazz Showcase, one of Chicago’s better known jazz clubs. If you want to have a drink and talk some sports with Chicago locals, Kasey’s Tavern and the South Loop Club are the places to be. Whatever your preferences are for nights out, chances are the South Loop can fulfill them.